Know the difference between just being stressed at work and experiencing burnout.
When you get tired of working, there's obviously a major difference between "I can't wait for the weekend" and "I can't wait to hand in my resignation because this job is sucking the life out of me." The former
As a young, burnt out marketing professional, it was exactly what I needed.
In September 2018, I jumped on a plane to Madrid, Spain to become an auxiliar de conversacion or a language assistant. It's part of a program led by the Spanish Ministry of Education that enables Filipinos to assist in English
Is your job giving you anxiety? Are you already having panic attacks?
In 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) released global health estimates on depression and other mental health disorders. They reported that in the Philippines, 3.3 million people suffer from depression; and 3.1 million suffer from anxiety disorders. So why aren&#
I did this for me, and I have no regrets.
Before I filed for vacation leave, I had been feeling down for weeks. In my gut, I knew something was wrong...but I couldn't figure out what it was. Coupled with being overwhelmed with my work, though, I just felt
It's often related to extreme work stress.
Being burned out felt like paddling against the current," says Tasmin, 26. "No matter how hard I tried, I wasn't getting anywhere and utlimately, it left me feeling exhausted. I was drained physically, emotionally and mentally and lost motivation for
Nadine is planning to take a well-deserved break.
Early in July 2019, Viva Artists Agency revealed that Nadine Lustre and Aga Muhlach are starring in the Philippine remake of the Korean comedy-drama film Miracle in Cell No. 7, which is an official entry to this year's Metro Manila
Ask yourself: Is it even worth it?
The regular eight- to nine-hour shift always seems too short with the amount of work that you need, which is why you always find yourself clocking in an additional two to three hours in the office just to finish your tasks
Seriously, I was 28 going on 82.
By the beginning of January 2018, there was no "new year, new me" feeling. My voice had gone a good octave lower and I was permanently snoozing my alarm clock. I wish I could say I was just burnt-out after the
You fantasize about giving it all up and going away.
We're sure you're familiar with the concept of burnout, which Psychology Today defines as "a state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment." We've tackled
'I hid work documents in the back of a drawer, because if I couldn't see them they didn't exist.'
The classic movie stereotype goes something like this: a high-powered female exec burns the candle at both ends. She works hard to smash the glass ceiling on her way to the top, and is the first to get a round in
You're underperforming!
Burnout is different from the stress you experience once in a while at work due to pressure or the difficulty of the task you have to do. Burnout makes the stress and disengagement persist and recur for a long period of time.
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