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Stress & Burnout
“Stress can be defined as a state of worry or mental tension caused by a difficult situation. Stress is a natural human response that prompts us to address challenges and threats in our lives. Everyone experiences stress to some degree.”
“Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands.”
Signs and Symptoms
Everyone reacts to stress in his or her own way, and no one stress test can give you a complete diagnosis of your stress levels. This stress test is intended to give you an overview only.
Many factors contribute to work stress. Some factors are more important than others, but each can be influential. Think about each one listed below and make a judgment on whether or not it is a factor in your work stress.
Work stressors can be identified in almost all aspects of one’s job. Before taking action to eliminate or reduce these stressors, pinpoint their sources. Isolate these factors so corrective action can begin.
Burnout is described as a condition of feeling depleted, exhausted, or just worn out while striving to reach some goal. Complete this self inventory to determine burnout factors in your work life.
Consisting of 30 items, the PSQ was developed as an instrument for assessing the stressful life events and circumstances that tend
to trigger or exacerbate disease symptoms.
There are seven responses to work burnout. Some will constantly apply to you, others rarely, and some never at all. If you suspect you’re experiencing work burnout, read each trait and check the appropriate box
It’s been said that while prevention has its expense, it’s nothing when compared to the cost of treating a full-fledged problem. Prevent the problem of burnout by treating the early symptoms. Here are ten tips to follow and an assignment to complete for each.
Stress Relief Tips
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