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How to overcome burnout

  Tips from a Psychology Performance PhD Burnout is on the rise.   A recent report from Indeed found that 52% of all workers are feeling burned out. (Source: preventing-employee-burnout- report ). Burnout is very common and can result from overly demanding expectations, lack of control, lack of social support, taking on more than one can handle at work, school, or interpersonally with family and friends, or poor self-care, among other causes.  Burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged and excessive stress. Burnout can affect quality of life and well-being in various ways. The consequences of burnout include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, anger, irritability, fatigue, excessive stress, increased likelihood for high blood pressure, withdrawing from family and friends, inability to do a job well, loss of motivation, increasingly negative and cynical outlook, among others. The good n