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Running on empty: How to prevent burnout

Burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion, occurring when one feels overwhelmed and emotionally drained. Individuals experiencing burnout can find it difficult to meet their personal needs and the needs and wants of others. Small demands that they could usually manage can leave people feeling teary, emotional, irritable, tired, and either unresponsive or overly responsive. Recently described as an occupational phenomenon by the World Health Organisation, burnout is include