Burnout and stress: what is the difference?

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Burnout and stress are two problems which are linked close together. What is the difference between them? When does someone have burnout and when do they have stress? This article summarizes the most important elements of both problems and explains the difference. Burnout? When is it worse than stress? When we speak of burnout, this means that you have crossed a line. You have no energy left and anything you do requires a lot of effort. Effort which you are not able to give at the moment. It is true... Read more...

What can I change about my burnout?

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Burnout often develops from a combination between genetic and situational factors. When we consider genetic factors, we mean a genetic/hereditary vulnerability, which your parents have passed on to you. You then have a larger chance of developing issues such as burnout. With situational factors we mean major events, daily troubles,... but mainly how you deal with these situations. In this article we will describe the personal factors, from which burnout can develop. My behavior: influence on burnout? First... Read more...

Are there different types of people with burnout?

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Not all people have a burnout for the same reasons. There are different causes which can lead to a burnout. Even the combination of these factors can differ from person to person. There thus are different types of people with burnout. Research divides people with burnout up into 3 categories. This is done based on cause. One type is so perfectionist, that they overwork. The other cannot say no, so becomes burnt out. Because people with burnout have different causes, the focus is different for everyone... Read more...

Causes of burnout? How does burnout develop?

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Do you sometimes have the feeling that you subconsciously did see a burnout coming, but that you never thought about these being the symptoms of a burnout? Okay, you noticed that you were often worrying and that you were preoccupied with stress which ruled your entire life, but was it really that bad? You probably, even now that you are stuck in a burnout, find it difficult to not do anything or to take it easy. However, this is very important when you have a burnout. It is part of your healing process.... Read more...

Causes of burnout? How does burnout develop?

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There are different possible causes of burnout. Why does burnout develop? And why does it affect you and not someone else? Others also have a lot of work, do they not? The reason that a burnout develops can differ from person to person. In general, however, there are somethings which do match in most stories. In this article we will talk about what the causes of burnout are. After that, we will give possible options to treat this burnout and let you know where to find a burnout test which can help... Read more...

Burnout prevention at work: symptoms and prevention of burnout

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Per decree, employers are obliged since the 1st of September to implement burnout prevention. You hear the term burnout more and more often. It seems like there are more and more people suffering from a burnout. Is this really he case, though? You could also see it like burnout occurs more often, because it has become more accepted and more awareness has been raised for it during the past few decades. Burnout is a phenomenon which has existed for quite some time. Yet, we should note that burnout... Read more...

Burnout prevention: how do I practice burnout prevention?

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Burnout treatment of burnout prevention  is getting more and more important. 1 in 20 employees namely is at home with a burnout. This is not good for either involved party, neither the employer nor the employee. For the employee it will require energy to treat their burnout and the employee will often also have to be at home for an extended period of time. For the employer this is not food because an employee is not available and burnout can cost ann employer a lot of money. Therefore it is useful... Read more...

How to detect burnouts and guide as supervisor

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How can you, as a supervisor, prevent burnout, discover it, and guide your employees? Considering the new prevention law, employees, HRM-managers, supervisors and managers are looking for tools to recognize, prevent, or guide burnout in time. Paul Koeck, MD, did research on over 1000 Flemish and Dutch people and developed a proven method which helps participants to eliminate their stress in less than 3 weeks, because his method halves stress and tension as well as feelings of anxiety and depression... Read more...

What is the link between burnout and happiness?

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What is the link between burnout and happiness? Everyone knows that burnout is caused by being overstrained, being exhausted, but what does happiness have to do with it? Happiness namely is a type of buffer against burnout. It can suppress burnout or even cure it in some cases. In this article, we describe the link between happiness and burnout. Burnout and happiness: opposites? It is indeed true that someone with burnout often feels unhappy. Burnout is namely caused by an exhaustion and overexertion... Read more...

Burnout: exhausted?

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We live in a society where we need to use our brain a lot. But was it always like this? In the past we lived more in accordance to the rhythm of the sun, and we used more physical muscles. This is something which has changed a lot over the years. What influence does this have on burnout or stress? This article describes the consequences of technology on our brain. Do we use our brains too much? The generations before us lived more according to the rhythm of the sun. We worked during the day and in the evening... Read more...