Articles about Burnout

Sleep

5 reasons Elon Musk really needs to get some rest

In a shockingly revealing New York Times interview with Elon Musk this week, the world learned how truly intense the CEO of three companies is as he talked about his 120-hour work week and using Ambien as a frequent sleep aid, alternating "between laughter and tears" to reporters taking notes.

News

These are the industries with the most dissatisfied employees

Over 1,000 employees were surveyed about what frustrates them in their current careers and these were the top industries citing the most dissatisfaction. 

Books

This CEO dropped everything and moved to Bali and it changed his life completely

It sounds like the plot of a movie. Super successful CEO has a great job but is feeling burned out and never get to see his family and friends because of his career success. So he decides to drop everything and move to Bali. But this isn't a movie plot. This is what Ben Feder, the entrepreneur behind Take Two Interactive and the now President of International Partnership for Chinese internet titan firm, Tencent did.

Success

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

There’s a way to deal with fear and anxiety that neuroscientists, the ancient Stoics and mindfulness experts all agree on. And it’s not that hard. Let’s get to it…

Life

“Productive paranoia: Lights, camera…anxiety!” Lessons from making 37 movies

"The best moment of a producer's life is the day they get the call that they got a film order." And after that, it is all problem-solving and productive paranoia.

Health

Long work hours increase women’s risk of diabetes

If you work punishingly long hours, you may be physically fine now, but you are increasing your risk of not being fine in the future.

Networking

How to stop networking from making you feel like a tired zombie

Networking events can require a ton of preparation, but the other half of the battle is staying energized once you get there. Here are four ways to do so.

Work-Life Balance

There’s an upside to feeling busy all the time

Sometimes, being overwhelmingly busy sucks. It makes you feel all sorts of frantic, it sends your anxiety levels skyrocketing and it can leave you more likely to make a careless mistake. These kinds of reactions are typical when your laundry list is putting you under major time pressure, evoking a bunch of emotional reactions rather than productive ones.

Travel

These are the 20 best trips to take if you have work burnout

If you can somehow find the time to get a week or two or even a few days to really check out and go somewhere you should consider one of the destinations on TripAdvisor's "Most Blissful Destinations For Wellness Travel." 

Stress

This tech company has the most burned out workers

Burnout at work is very common these days, but if you work at a tech company it seems to be amplified. And now we know which companies are emotionally exhausting their workers thanks to a new survey from workplace app Blind. The app asked its 11,487 users, many of whom work in Silicon Valley, if they were experiencing work burnout, and over half said yes.