Burnout is a mental illness that is affecting more and more people around the world. Whether working mothers, young people, business people or non-working people, it can affect anyone. The big self-test Burnout test: am I at risk of burnout?
Why do you get burnout?
The triggers for burnout are constant stress and chronic exhaustion. Stress at work and in private life, high expectations, a lot of pressure and a high degree of responsibility can push people to their limits. Factors like the pandemic make such conditions worse. To prevent burnout, it is important to recognize the early symptoms in good time.
Take a burnout test and find out if you are at risk!
If you are not sure whether the symptoms speak for burnout, you can take our burnout test as an initial non-binding assessment and find out whether there is a risk of burnout. This burnout test does not replace a visit to the doctor. We recommend speaking to someone you trust after the test if there is any risk
Burnout symptoms and first signs
Burnout has many faces: Psychological symptoms such as exhaustion and lack of concentration are the first signs of burnout. Unusual symptoms such as inability to make decisions or physical complaints such as sleep disorders, gastrointestinal complaints and muscle tension can also indicate burnout. Burnout has affected more and more people since the beginning of the pandemic.
What to do in case of burnout
Liberating yourself from burnout is extremely difficult and usually only succeeds if there are no physical symptoms. The first step: find someone to talk to. Share your worries, fears and feelings with someone you trust. Family members or colleagues often notice that something is wrong with you. The second step is to see a doctor. There you will work out a way out of burnout together.
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