📝Burnout is the opposite of stress


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-engagementCharacterized by disengagement
Emotions are overreactiveEmotions are blunted
Produces urgency and hyperactivityProduces helplessness and hopelessness
Loss of energyLoss of motivation, ideals, and hope
Leads to anxiety disordersLeads to detachment and depression
Primary damage is physicalPrimary damage is emotional
May kill you prematurelyMay make life seem not worth living


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