Burnout has reached crisis proportions. With nearly 50% of employees mentally and physically exhausted due to poor work life balance, and an increasing rate of annual turnover due to burnout, something must be done. Work related stress and burnout is taking its toll on workers’ health, as they work longer hours to make a few more dollars, or to compensate for not enough employees. Seventy-one percent of 18-29 year olds already know the term burnout, and many, the associated feelings of waking up in the morning dreading the day ahead. The number of workers seeking sleep meds is on the rise, as work related stress keeps their minds running, unable to settle down. Despite the apparently grim state of stress in the workplace, it’s not a hopeless situation.
Tap these 6 tips to avoid burnout and increase your daily happiness.
Don’t wait till you’re on the verge of a breakdown to take action. The mental exhaustion that comes with overwork and an unbalanced life is too costly on your health to leave unattended. Implement these steps today to build a more beneficial work experience, and a better life.