Burnout might be caused by stress, but the symptoms are very different.
If you’re in stress, you still believe that when you handle all the things, it’ll be better; when you’re burned out, there is no hope.
|Characterized by over-engagement||Characterized by disengagement|
|Emotions are overreactive||Emotions are blunted|
|Produces urgency and hyperactivity||Produces helplessness and hopelessness|
|Loss of energy||Loss of motivation, ideals, and hope|
|Leads to anxiety disorders||Leads to detachment and depression|
|Primary damage is physical||Primary damage is emotional|
|May kill you prematurely||May make life seem not worth living|