How do I recognize a burnout in someone?

A burnout can show itself in many different ways. A doctor or psychologist can generally easily recognize it, but for others this can be difficult. To help you in checking a burnout in yourself or others, we give you the symptoms of burnout and the opportunity to test burnout for free.

Test burnout? A burnt-out feeling

If you have a burnout, you often feel burnt-out, exhausted, and tired. You start worrying more and more and you notice that you find it increasingly difficult to pay attention. Tasks are not completed as quickly as you used to and you forget things more and more often.

Test burnout? If you find it difficult to set boundaries

People who find it difficult to set boundaries have a larger chance of getting a burnout. The chance of getting a burnout is larger because you push yourself too far. You often find it difficult to say "no" when someone asks you something, because you want to help other people or because you find it difficult to disappoint someone. Because you bite off more than you can chew, you will notice that you experience more stress and that you worry more often.

Test burnout? I sleep poorly

Often, people also have difficulties sleeping, because they worry more often and their body gets less rest. That causes you to sleep in a shallow way, meaning your body does not get the rest which it needs. This causes you to end up in a vicious cycle, which is difficult to get out of.

Test burnout? How to treat burnout?

You can get rid of the symptoms of burnout by treating them early on. This can be done with the help of a psychologist, a doctor, or an online self-help program. The online self-help program by 15 Minutes 4 Me helps you to treat your burnout step by step, so that you can once again stand in life with all of your energy.

Test burnout? Take the burnout test!

Would you like to know to what extent you experience the symptoms of a burnout or how far your burnout has progressed? Then take the free online burnout test here.