Get Sufficient Rest

Get Sufficient Rest

Having an adequate amount of sleep each night is an important part of the process for fighting burnout. There will be numerous of successful people that will tell you that they run on 5 hours of sleep, sometimes even less. However, being able to run on five hours of sleep does not work for everyone.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that everyone from the age of 18-60 needs to have 7 hours of sleep.

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The Fight Against Burnout And What You Can Do About It

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Focus on your long-term career goals

It's okay to be hungry for knowledge and growth, however consistently having an immediate gratification mindset can lead to unnecessary stress. 

Your career is a marathon, not a sprint. Learn to enjoy the process and the day-to dat skills you obtain every day. Small skills gained daily add up and are a vital part of your career growth. 

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Take your vacations

Many of us find it hard to take time away from the office due to the overflowing demands of our jobs but a change of scenery is good every now and then.

It's beneficial to separate yourself from the 'rat race' and vacations help us reset. Putting your self first is important and it can also help us into thinking of fresh ideas that can make us successful in the long run.

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The success list over the to-do list

The tasks in your list are not equal and often we have long-running to-do lists then feel overloaded every day. We should always be mindful to ourselves, burnout and exhaustion aren't things that happen overnight but rather slowly occur over time. 

Instead of a to-do list, make a success list. This list helps hone in on the tasks that will deliver the most significant results.

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Creative Burnout

There are many symptoms to this cause but we must understand first what creative burnout is. It is the state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion around creative working.

More than many of us experience creative burnout from time to time. However, we must keep in mind that having a creative burnout does not mean we are lazy or that we do not care about our work. Be kind to yourself.

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What is caregiver burnout?

Caregiver burnout is categorised as a state of total physical, emotional and mental exhaustion.

This happens due to multiple demands, lack of resources, less energy and/ or lack of support.

There are many factors that may contribute to caregivers experiencing burnout.

Taking care of own health and wellbeing reduces the burden and facilitates better care to receivers.

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The Relationship Between Goals And Burning Out

Effective goal-setting underlies the fundamental aspect of your motivation and keeps stressful situations at bay.

If you don’t set goals in positive, attainable ways, you may fall into a cycle of stress and negative emotions, hindering your decision-making, breeding a lack of creativity, and eventually making you feel mentally exhausted and burnt out.

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The ultimate psychological guide to burnout recovery

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