Burning Out At Work? Heres How to Cope

Curated by Claudia Shannon / Research Scientist / ishonest

If you find yourself feeling demotivated, stressed and lacking focus when it comes to work, struggling to even drag yourself from your bed to your laptop while working from home, or back into the office, then you may be experiencing a case of work-related burnout. If this is the case, you’re not alone. Singapore has one of the highest rates of employee burnout in the world, with research finding one in eight individuals unable to manage workplace stress.

Here, she highlights the mental health symptoms to look out for and provides tips on how to help with stress stemming from work-related stress and depression. If you are suffering from one or a few of the symptoms below, it’s important to seek advice from your doctor who can set you on the path to better health and recovery.

ishonest No.142 - Humectant

No.142 - Humectant

Symptoms of burnout at work

We speak to Gloria Tay, experienced psychologist on how to cope with worry burnout. It’s not all doom and gloom, we promise!

We explore these hotels in VTL approved countries for those hoping to hit the pause, recharge, and reset buttons on their sleep schedules. Check out these hotels that have specially designed sleep transformation experiences that will help renew the mind, body, and soul.

Emotional intelligence, willpower and setting powerful habits – Here’s a list of the most meaningful, impactful books you should pick up in 2022

Skincare with everything that your skin needs, and nothing that you dont. Start here.

Learn more

If you’re looking for reasons to let go of the clutter and mess within your spaces, here are a couple of ways to pare down in support of your mental health

The Shakti Mat is the original acupressure mat, providing overall wellness to your body and mind. But it looks mean. And spiky. ishonest’s Lynda Williams braves the plastic prickles to see if it can help with sleep, anxiety, and backache. Read on for her thoughts

Singapore is one of the most sleep-deprived populations in the world. If you struggle with insomnia or sleep deprivation, here’s 10 great methods that may help you fall asleep fast

This new year, consider keeping a gratitude journal to log all that you’re grateful for, and to learn the beauty of saying thanks. Discover more

Meditation is more than just sitting somewhere quietly, it is also the thought placed behind the act that gives it meaning and effect. Now that we’re fast approaching the new year, perhaps it’s a good time for us to take some time to rethink our purpose of meditation. Read on for a timely reminder from Toby Ouvry on the intention and dedication in meditation

Christmas is the season to be jolly, but after an unbelievably difficult two- years-and-counting, it makes sense if you’re not feeling happy about the celebrations. Read on for advice from top psychotherapist Maria Luedeke on how to protect your mental health this festive season amidst the pandemic

Read more on: mental

Learn about unknown needs of your skin for free