what is burnout?


Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessing or prolonged stress. These are the key words here, many-people only associate burnout with being in the workplace but that isn’t the case. We are all human beans and we will all experience stress at some point in our lives. 

When we are experiencing stress there is a feeling like ‘there is too much’ when we hit burnout we feel like ‘there isn’t enough’.

When it comes to burnout, there are usually two main issues.

The first is to identify and recognise that you are in it or on the way to it. Many people don’t recognize signs of burnout until it is too late. The second issue is knowing how to recover and change the behaviours that have caused it.

Whether your burnout is coming from a demanding family dynamic, juggling too many thing or a high workload let’s work out a path forward for you that creates positive changes so that you can create a life that feels good and looks after your wellbeing.

You don’t have to hate your work to burnout. A study showed that even when professionals felt passionate about their work, 87 percent of them burned out from the stress given the right series of events taking place.

"There is a misconception that burnout only happens in the workplace, but it couldn't be further from the truth.

are you suffering from burnout?

Burnout is a condition characterized by emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and feelings of reduced effectiveness. It is often referred to in the context of the workplace but often if occurs from life not just within the workplace.

Signs and symptoms:

These can be physical, mental or emotional and can include:

  • Headaches/migraines
  • Muscle Tension
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Feeling frustrated
  • Feeling unfulfilled or empty
  • Easily overwhelmed and flustered
  • Cynical about life
  • Low every levels
  • Feeling helpless, hopeless or resentful
  • Feeling like you have nothing more to give
  • Irritable or a short fuse
  • Tired even when you rest a lot
  • Brain fog, unable to think clearly
  • Forgetfulness
  • Increased anxiety
  • Feeling disconnected
  • Apathy
  • Losing interest in things you normally enjoy
  • Complaining a lot
  • Reduced productivity

How does my coaching help?

There are many things in life that are not in out control but one thing we do always have is our actions and reactions. By helping to identify your unique situation, unpick thinking or behaviour patterns, looking at the subconscious drivers, understanding fears or limiting belief systems that may be in place we can start to rebalance and create new paths forward that are healthier to create a healthier, happier you.

  • Restoring your energy
  • Shifting your mindset
  • Improving your mood
  • Increasing productivity
  • Boosting confidence
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Managing your time
  • And much more…

Let’s understand why you are burnt out in the first place and identify what factors contributed to this time in their life.

Together we can then start to create healthier approaches and sustainable habits to speed up their recovery towards living a happy and thriving life.

This is for you if:

– You resonate with being burnt out

– You are struggling to juggle it all

– You have high expectations of what you should be able to do

– And you think you might have Superwoman syndrome

So let’s find tools to help you manage your day so take back your power. Whether it’s learning about and setting necessary boundaries, or finding ways to create more time for yourself. Your life is unique, so your burnout is unique. Let’s find what works for you.

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