Tag: Burnout

10 Tips from College Students on Recovering from Burnout

By Ariane Vigna If you’ve found yourself having a pessimistic outlook on life, being detached from your work, feeling emotionally and physically exhausted, and lacking inspiration and creativity, you may be experiencing burnout.  What’s that? Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It happens when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and…

How to Beat Workplace Stress

Our cultural epidemic of stress and burnout seems to get worse each year. Recent Gallup polls showed that 79 percent of Americans feel stressed “sometimes or frequently,” and two-thirds of the full-time American workforce has suffered from some degree of burnout. A survey from ComPsych, a company that provides employee assistance programs as well as resources and reports on behavioral health, found that around 59 percent of all employees…