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Job burnout - does it apply to you? | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Not to sound clichéd – but stress is behind that job burnout everyone goes through at some point or other. An interesting study in the BMC Psychiatry journal talks about the factors responsible for each type of burnout and also recommends “cures” for these.You can read the full details of the study, but here’s an extract of their results: There are three main categories of job burnout: Frenetic burnout You keep working so hard you’re tired as hell and just a step away from being a workaholic. The longer you work, the higher the risk of a burnout. You are crazy involved and a go-getter, and take on more and more. You are afraid you may not achieve your goals and driven by guilt. The Cure: Get to the root cause of your mad ambition and guilt. Reduce your personal involvement in work to satisfy personal needs. Under-challenged burnout You are bored, unmotivated and find work monotonous and unstimulating. More common in men than women particularly in the administration and service area. You feel hopeless, indifferent and bored and stagnate in your job. You feel cynical, because you’re disinterested in your work. The Cure: Dig deeper to understand why you …