The Burnout Blues

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In the current employment market, being stressed out and working off of a decreased amount of sleep comes with the territory. People who put 150% into their jobs because they feel they have to end up developing negative associations with the work they’re doing long-term. This phenomenon is called burnout. Along with negativity towards your workload, burnout can lead to a short temper with other co-workers, mental/physical health related issues, absenteeism, low productivity, and thoughts about quitting your job. For those that work in healthcare, this trend is even more prevalent. Clinicians go into long shifts looking to help others, but end up in high-stress situations that can be literally … Continued