Your Body Knows You’re Burned Out (And what to do)
Burnout is a state of chronic stress that can lead to physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, and a reduced sense of accomplishment.
If you’re feeling tired, irritable, or have trouble concentrating, your body may be trying to tell you something. In this video, we’ll explore how burnout can affect your body and mind, and why it’s important to recognize the signs early on.
Whether you’re experiencing burnout or want to prevent it from happening, this video is for you. Watch now to learn more about how your body knows you’re burned out, and what you can do to feel better.
We also made a video on the signs you’re actually burnt out, not lazy: https://youtu.be/MLuJ249WnkE
Writer: Sara Del Villar
Editor: Caitlin McColl
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Voice Over: Amanda Silvera (http://www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Post Production & Sound Design: Gower Sun (https://youtube.com/@MidnightCityMusic)
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong
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