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Burnout When Working From Home

Burnout When Working From Home

Working from home does not necessarily mean we are enjoying life and can’t be in stress. Work can feel dull and monotonous as there is comparatively less movement or change of scenery.

With most interactions becoming virtual, one can feel trapped in this scenario with nothing to look forward to.

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  • According to the World Health Organization, Burnout is classified as an occupational phenomenon, also known as vital exhaustion.
  • It is a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress and anxiety, causing physical and mental problems.

  • If possible, have separate places for work, rest or discussion when working from home.
  • Make yourself a mini work area in the corner of the room rather than working all over the house on your laptop.
  • Set boundaries with your family and loved ones, letting them know the time...

Burnout is experienced in a different shade at home, where the symptoms tend to be tiredness, confusion, forgetfulness, frustration and anger. As the mood starts to dip slowly, the mind reaches a low state, from which it is hard to climb back.

Taking a vacation is a great idea, to beg...

If you already feel burnt out:

  1. Go for a walk and sit alone for a while.
  2. If that is not possible, go take a shower and provide your thoughts with some space.
  3. Turn off the screens around you and do something that brings you joy.
  4. Avoid smoking/drinking.

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