Posts Tagged "burnout"

Why You Need To Take A Break From Your Business?

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Blog

Why You Need To Take A Break From Your Business?

As soon as the new year commences, you are back to work. Planning, organising, creating – doing what you do best to make sure your business succeeds and you turn a profit. But come March and April, you can begin to get tired of all the demands of your business. If you are not careful, you can become overwhelmed and extremely stressed. It is important that you take a break over this period – particularly before the hectic end of the financial year where everything needs to be double and triple checked and your taxes filed. Looking after yourself is important. If you are healthy, then you can give 100% of your attention to the task. Avoid burn out and take a break Burn out of entrepreneurs, creatives and executives are much more widespread than you think. Corporate burnout can affect individuals at all levels and can manifest itself in many ways. Depression, anxiety, headaches, insomnia, aggression, anger and unexpected weight fluctuations are all part and parcel of the symptoms. Taking a break – even just an extended weekend – can give you the time to regroup and refocus. Prevention is better than a cure when it comes to...

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7 Tips On How To Avoid Burnout

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Blog

7 Tips On How To Avoid Burnout

As an entrepreneur, you are constantly “on”. Not only do you have your hands full with the day to day operations of your business, but everyone in your organisation probably looks to you for direction and guidance. It’s also likely that your personal life is full of needs, demands and drains on your time and energy. Even when you lay your head on your pillow to sleep, your mind is probably still full of thoughts and plans related to your work. All of this constant activity and pressure means that you face a high risk of burnout. Signs You Might be Burned Out The signs of burnout vary widely. Some report that they feel lifeless and drained of all energy, all of the time, no matter how much sleep that they try to get. Others may suffer from mood swings, going from laughter to tears with little warning. Feeling anxious and suffering from frequent, and sudden, panic attacks can also be a sign of burnout. Sometimes, the stress levels can be so high, sufferers begin to feel so overwhelmed and out of control that they start to avoid social interactions and activities that they used to enjoy. Seven Tips to...

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