Causes of Burnout

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Written by Lachmi Deb Roy, PG Diploma in Journalism , manisha shroff | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Dec 26, 2018
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Causes of Burnout

An amalgamation of factors causes burnout. It is a state of emotional and physical exhaustion that leads to excessive stress. Your stress level is so high that you are unable to meet the demands of office work and home front. High stress level reduces your productivity and saps your energy. So, look for the reasons that cause you stress. Ask yourself whether the job suits you or not? Are you overworked managing home and outside? Is your boss cooperative? How is your relation with your co-workers?

Following are some of the stress factors that ultimately cause burnout:

  • A hostile environment at home, difficult people to deal with, or marital disturbances.
  • A feeling of being constantly controlled and watched.
  • Strict authoritarian figures, extreme discipline, unrealistic targets and lack of support system at the work place or at home.
  • Internal factors such as lack of motivation, a negative self image, overtly high standards set for self and meeting up to that standard.
  • Taking on too much work and not getting help from others.
  • A feeling of lack of recognition at home or work.
  • Working in an challenging environment.
  • Being expected to do too many things for too many people.
  • Working too much without any relaxation Lack of sleep.

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