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A psychologist explains how to deal with the symptoms of burnout

08/05/2021 12:16 PM | Click to read full article

The World Health Organization officially acknowledged burnout as a condition last month for the first time, defining it as “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” That doesn’t mean it’s an illness you come down with, like the flu. It also differs from other mental health conditions.

Most of the symptoms of burnout include work stress filtering into the rest of one’s life and, often, making even non-work time less happy and productive.