Burnout

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“Why am I so tearful?” How to avoid emotional exhaustion during lockdown

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • A woman working from home
    Careers

    Working from home? Here are 5 ways to establish a healthy work/life balance

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

    This is the true cost of skipping your lunch break

  • The physical symptoms of burnout are wide ranging.
    Life

    This is what happens to our bodies when we’re burnt out

Latest Stories

A woman sleeping at work
Life

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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“I didn’t realise I was suffering from burnout – until I was made reduntant”
Long Reads

“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.

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Amy Jones
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A woman dealing with stress
Life

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

The best bit? It’s completely free.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Women dealing with burnout
Life

3 tell-tale signs you could be heading towards burnout

An expert breaks down the warning signs we should all be looking out for.

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Lauren Geall
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Alicia Lutes
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“Burnout isn’t sudden – it’s like death by a million cuts”

It’s time we understood the implications of this life-changing condition.

Woman reading
Life

Want to avoid burnout? Embracing curiosity could be the answer

Approaching the world with a curious mindset could be the answer to reducing our stress levels.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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4-day-work-week
Long Reads

Hands up who wants a 4-day work week? Here’s how to ask for it

Could flexible working be the answer to burnout?

Posted by
Paula Akpan
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A woman dealing with workplace stress
Life

A doctor’s advice on how to manage workplace stress and avoid job-related burnout

An expert lays down the law when it comes to dealing with workplace stress.

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Stylist Team
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Long Reads

Have you been the victim of unintentional ghosting?

Most of us think ghosting only happens in romantic relationships, but half of us have been ghosted by a friend. Why?

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Anya Meyerowitz
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Tired woman at the gym on treadmill
Strong Women

Gym burnout: how to spot it, and how to prevent it

While kicking off the year with a bang is to be applauded, you can run the risk of overdoing it.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Long Reads

Are you suffering from Christmas burnout? Here’s how to cope if you’re feeling overwhelmed

Take the pressure off the festive season with these expert-approved tips.

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Christobel Hastings
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Susan Devaney
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These 3 women came face to face with career burnout. Here’s how they overcame it

“I ended up with a medical device that helps my brain function.”

Brexit Burnout
Life

This is the real impact the general election is having on our wellbeing

New research shows the number of British people stressed about current affairs has doubled in the last year.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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how to handle rejection
Life

“The moment I realised I was suffering from rejection burnout”

Regular rejection can leave you feeling overwhelmed and agitated. Here's how to handle it.

Posted by
Harriet Minter
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Careers

4 ways to focus when you’re feeling overwhelmed

Digital overstimulation has us flailing between burnout and procrastination: here's what to do.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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To-do lists: this simple hack will help you keep your to-do list under control.
Careers

Does your to-do list stress you out? This simple rule could help you regain control

It’s about time we stopped our to-do lists from weighing us down.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Life

‘Always on’ burnout culture: why you should switch off your emails this weekend

Science says so.

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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A third of people feel relieved when a friend cancels on them, according to a new YouGov survey.
Life

Do you feel relieved when a friend cancels plans? You’re not alone

New research has shown how many of us feel secretly pleased when a friend bails on us.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Only 3% of our time is spent doing things we actually enjoy

Here’s why that is a problem.

Life

Cancel anxiety: why you shouldn’t feel guilty for flaking on friends

It’s ok to not attend every single Christmas dinner.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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