Burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from and diminished interest in our work. Many people start their working lives full of enthusiasm, but without the correct supports in place few are able to maintain the same level of engagement for their work. Typically, burnout occurs when someone is in a state of emotional, mental, and physical […]
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Sarah Dunstone, B Psych Science, MA (WEP), AMAPS – Provisional Psychologist. I am a provisionally registered psychologist with Vision Psychology. My passion for helping people and psychology began while working with migrants, refugees, and other complex population groups whom required assistance in rehabilitating their lives and recovering from traumatic life experiences. I am an empathetic […]
Experiencing stress at work is inevitable; in fact, a certain amount of stress can be helpful to motivate us to get things done. However excessive amounts of stress can be detrimental and lead down a path towards psychological burnout. So how do you know when stress is leading – or has progressed – to burnout? […]