By Mckenna Clarke, blog writer at TOP CFOS
Stress is an expected part of the workplace, but extreme pressures can lead to burnout. Burnout symptoms include distancing oneself from work, exhaustion, feelings of lack of achievement, and extreme negativity. These symptoms, in turn, have been shown to lead to an increase in negative health problems like hypertension, sleep disturbance, and depression.
Last November, the Harvard Business Review writer Monique Valcour came out with an article outlining the risks of burnout and how to prevent it. In short, she says, while we may not be able to control our environment, it’s our reaction the stresses that determines our health and happiness. Read more