Source | www.linkedin.com/ | By|Shruti Chaturvedi
This post was first published on Chaaipani and has been written with inputs from qualified psychologists.
You got up this morning with a sinking feeling and now, on the way to work, you feel nothing. You are not angry, you are not upset. You are not excited. You feel nothing. You do the job, come back home, eat, Netflix, sleep, repeat. Still feeling, nothing. You are just….tired.
The World Health Organization officially acknowledged burnout as a condition, defining it as “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.”
According to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) one of the main criteria for burnout is “feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion.”
This is exhaustion that no good night’s rest can fix. You may take a whole weekend off and would still go back to work on Monday feeling no more rested and energized. It’s feeling