Bulls n' Bears

Beware of Burnout

These days it appears a large workload and high stress are the "norm" in the
contemporary family. A characteristic day can begin in the morning, when you
have children to get ready for school as you attempt to get yourself set for
work.

Next you observe yourself at the business office, with high-pressure
deadlines to conform to. An evening at home can contain producing evening
meal, aid with homework, tasks, paying bills. Finally, the evening ends with
a bit of "down time," and perhaps a restless night's sleep follows, as you
try to unwind from your nerve-racking day. Once you awaken the next morning,
the regimen commences again.

Just about everyone experiences stress in their daily life - but continual
exposure to stress due to demanding daily rituals can, in the long run, lead
to burnout Syndrome. Feeling that your daily tasks are expended in an
unrewarding natural environment, one that lacks challenges or creativeness,
can lead you to burning out. At the same time, a chaotic or high desire
condition can keep you running in circuits, getting nowhere. The primal
causal agent in any scene is your daily workload.

Mayhap at home, you feel as if you have only very little value. You would
like to spend some time on yourself, but the incessant daily tasks of
operating the household take all of your time. Washing, cleaning, cookery,
shopping - each and every day it is the selfsame regimen. These tasks
acquire your time, but are boring and continual, with all of them needing to
be done again the next day. At the place of business, you may feel you
aren't challenged enough, with your responsibilities being humdrum and
tiresome. Another scenario is the place you are put in a highly stressed
office atmosphere, with a demanded workload, that is near impossible to
meet.

If you are experiencing the symptoms of burnout, be sure to take time to
face at your workload. Charge tasks, communicate your needs and make changes
necessary to feel happier and sanguine.