What are the telltale signs of Covid burnout?

Stress can manifest itself in emotional exhaustion, lack of energy or detachment from work

With companies increasingly recognising that pandemic-induced burnout is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, what are the signs and what can frazzled workers do to help recovery?

Dr Rajvinder Samra, a psychologist and lecturer in health at the Open University, describes burnout as “the effects of chronic and acute stress over long periods of time” and says it often manifests itself in three ways: emotional exhaustion, lack of energy, and cynicism or detachment from work.

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Category: Mental Health