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How To Avoid Burnout: 3 Secrets From Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

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How To Avoid Burnout: 3 Secrets From Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree
Ever wake up exhausted and just dread going to work? Do you feel like that most days? Every day? And we've all seen others who have suffered the death spiral of burnout and become shambling zombies at the office. They're not "The Walking Dead", they're "The Working Dead."

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Burnout is not the same as tired

Burnout is not the same as tired

Burnout is job-induced depression.

When you suffer from burnout, 

  • you become chronically exhausted
  • you become cynical and detached from your work; 
  • you feel increasingly ineffective on the job.

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3 Secrets to avoid burnout

  • Be Optimistic. Confronted by a bad situation, optimists perceive it as a challenge and try harder.
  • Find Meaning In What You Do. When you find true meaning in your work — when it’s not a job, it’s a calling — you don’t burn out.
  • Double Down On Relationships. Those who increase their social activity when things get hard handles stress the best.

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