Burnout

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A woman stressed out while working from home

Work won’t love you back – so why do we give so much to our jobs?

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Lauren Geall
  • Careers

    “Should I care about what I do for a living?” The truth about dream jobs and burnout

  • A woman crying
    Life

    “Why am I so tearful?” How to avoid emotional exhaustion right now

  • A girl working from home at Christmas
    Mental Health

    Struggling to feel festive this Christmas? Our ‘always on’ culture could be to blame

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Mental Health

The two letter word that could help you avoid burnout

Welcome to the wonderful world of boundaries.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman feeling stressed at work
Life

Is Britain’s toxic culture of “soldiering on” our biggest sickness of all?

Presenteeism is on the rise, and its effects are more damaging than ever.

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Anna Brech
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Mental Health

The relationship between burnout and work stress is more complicated than we once thought

A new study has revealed some worrying results.

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Lauren Geall
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National Stress Awareness Day: What is stress? What does stress do to your body?
Life

What is stress, and how does it affect your body?

For National Stress Awareness Day, we put your most frequently asked questions about stress to a number of experts. Here’s what they had to say.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to take care of your mental health while you’re looking for work

Because job hunt fatigue is real.

A woman experiencing burnout
Life

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman relaxing at home
Mental Health

Why “microbreaks” could be the key to reducing stress while WFH

It’s time to make short, regular breaks part of your working from home routine.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman working from home
Mental Health

Has working from home left you working longer hours? Here’s how to get things under control

The average UK worker has put in an extra 59 hours over the last five months.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman working from home
Careers

Working from home burnout is real – here’s how to cope

Being away from the office doesn’t make us immune to stress – and it’s important we recognise that.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Why taking annual leave is so important at this stage of the pandemic

Feeling lethargic and unmotivated while working from home? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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Strong Women

How to balance your fitness, work and social lives in the ‘new normal‘

How to avoid burnout now that some of us are heading back to an almost-normal pace of life.

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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Underwhelmed and exhausted at work? You could be dealing with boreout

Here's the tell-tale signs to keep an eye out for.

A woman cooking
Life

Guilty of skipping your lunch break in lockdown? You need to read this

Plus, the easy ways to make lunch more fun.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“As an introvert, I’m nervous about life after lockdown being more than I can handle”

One writer explains why she's worried about post-lockdown burnout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman working from home
Careers

Working from home? Here’s how to make maintain a healthy work/life balance

Because it’s all too easy to let everything blur into one.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman staring out of a window
Life

“The coronavirus death toll is devastating – so why am I struggling to feel anything?”

Feeling numb? This could be why.

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Lauren Geall
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Eating lunch at your desk could cost you more than you think.
Careers

This is the true cost of skipping your lunch break

Guilty of eating your sandwich in front of your computer? You might want to read this...

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Lauren Geall
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A woman sleeping at work
Sleep

What we can all learn from ditching the concept of “laziness”

It’s time we stopped placing productivity on a pedestal.

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Lauren Geall
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Amy Jones
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“I didn’t realise I was suffering from burnout – until I was made redundant”

Amy Jones thought she was being “good” by working hard, but she was also utterly miserable... and making herself sick, too.

A woman dealing with stress
Life

Could this 10-minute exercise be the answer to avoiding burnout?

The best bit? It’s completely free.

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Lauren Geall
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