If you’re feeling overwhelmed, emotionally drained and unable to meet the constant demands of work and life, you may be experiencing burnout.
Sometimes it can be hard to admit to ourselves that we're overwhelmed. Whether it's telling other people how we feel, looking after our own wellbeing, spotting the signs of burnout, or seeking help quickly.
If you find that you're missing deadlines, always on, distracted, irritable, lacking sleep, or feeling like you can’t do your job well any more, you may need to take time to recover, refresh and reboot. Use our help, advice and information to tackle burnout and improve your wellbeing.
Burnout doesn't always mean depression, but some symptoms are the same: extreme exhaustion, feeling down, and reduced performance. While depression specific symptoms include low self-esteem and hopelessness. Before self-diagnosing depression, speak to your GP.