It seems like burnout is occurring more and more often. Burnout is a mental illness, which is characterized by a fatigued, exhausted feeling at work. A burnout also has other possible causes. For example, a burnout can develop due to social issues,like family problems. In this blog we sum up the symptoms burnout and we also help you look for a treatment for symptoms burnout. Also make sure to take the free burnout test at the end of this article, to test to what extent symptoms burnout are present in you.

Symptoms burnout? What are symptoms burnout?

Burnout is characterized by an overwhelming feeling of fatigue and exhaustion. You have the feeling that you have pushed your mind and body too far too often and for too long, so that you are exhausted all the time now. You also worry a lot, both day and night. Usually about things like: 'What could I have done better?' or 'What should I do tonight?'. Because you worry, you also have issues sleeping. You find it difficult to fall asleep or you wake up a lot during the night. This of course does not improve your feelings of fatigue and exhaustion. Except for this overwhelming feeling of fatigue, you will also notice that you are less nice to other people when they ask you something. You snap more often and also tend to cry more. Because your brain is exhausted, you tend to forget things a lot and you will find it difficult to pay attention to your work or other tasks.

Symptoms burnout? How do I treat them?

Some people with symptoms burnout go to a doctor and get sick leave for some time. In many cases this is not enough, though. Your symptoms burnout were namely caused by poor habits, which caused you to become fatigued and exhausted. Because of this, many people relapse again when they go back to work. You can follow treatment which helps you to replace the poor habits, which make your symptoms burnout persist, with new, good habit, which help you in getting rid of symptoms burnout. 15 Minutes 4 Me developed an online self-help program which helps you in creating these new, good habits at the hand of therapeutic techniques.

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