Some of the symptoms of poor resilience include the inability to cope and increased sickness absence and staff turnover at work. This could be caused by ‘burnout’ – a state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment.
For example, do you ever feel as though you are just going through the motions? Maybe you’ve lost the passion and energy that you used to have for your job, and you’ve found yourself becoming increasingly irritated by your boss or your co-workers. You might feel frustrated by the lack of control you have over your workload, or there’s a lack of praise and recognition for the work you do. Or perhaps you feel overworked, leading to a constant feeling of exhaustion.
If this is you, then you might be suffering from burnout.
The good news is, there are a number of things you can do to avoid these feelings from taking over. This video covers five key ways you can tackle burnout and restore positivity and productivity back into your life. So take a look…