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Prevent burnout working from home

Prevent burnout working from home

  1. Share responsibilities: Discuss work responsibilities & decide how household work will be shared evenly between partners.
  2. Schedule: Take breaks, keep regular work schedule, intentionally end the workday & disengage.
  3. Exercise: Move regularly, stretch every hour, go for a walk, schedule regular exercise.
  4. Sleep: Aim for quality sleep, follow sleep hygiene.
  5. Socialize: Reach out to friends & colleagues regularly even if on Zoom. It boosts motivation, stimulation, & relaxation.


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4 tips for dealing with job burnout

4 tips for dealing with job burnout

  • Disengage from work after hours: Not reading messages, turn off laptop, don't take work home.
  • Take daily care of mind & body: Get enough sleep, engage in any hobby, regular exercise.
  • Enjoy downtime: Take a nap, a stroll in the park, or just letting the mind wander.
  • Social relationships: Connecting with other humans as much as comfortable, seeing friends & family.


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6 Strategies for healthier work-Life balance

6 Strategies for healthier work-Life balance

Work–life balance is achieved when we have enough time, energy, & commitment to take part in home-life or family-life activities.

  1. Don't take work home or engage in work-related activities.
  2. Turn off pinging notifications on work phone.
  3. Add a postscript to email signature that a response can be expected during normal working hours.
  4. Put time aside of mini breaks during the day.
  5. Schedule enjoyable activities just like work.
  6. Manage mood & energy for better quality sleep.


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3 Warning signs of job burnout

3 Warning signs of job burnout

  1. Emotional exhaustion: extremel tired, short-tempered, irritable, volatile emotions, anxiety.
  2. Increased negative feelings about work: not motivated or excited about work, dislike work, cynicism, unwilling to help colleagues.
  3. Feeling incompetent & inefficient: question ability of self to make decisions, take responsibility, & getting job done.


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Top 5 contributors to job burnout

Top 5 contributors to job burnout

  • Unfair treatment at work.
  • Poor communication.
  • Unsupportive managers.
  • Unrealistic time pressure.
  • Unmanageable workload.


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