Work can be taxing for everyone, and we all occasionally feel weary after a long day at the office.
But if your life is a chronic state of stress and exhaustion thanks to work, you’re probably suffering from job burnout.
Sometimes it’s hard to notice when the physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion from work is taking its toll, but with the help of burnout specialist Ben Fanning and medical experts, we’re able to identify some warning signs.
By taking note of these common signs workers exhibit when they’re burnt out at work, you can take steps to avoid burnout entirely in your current role or reignite your career, Fanning says.
Steve Benna contributed to a previous version of this article.
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Feeling depleted after work
Consistently lacking the energy after work to do regular things like cook, go to the gym, or spend time with your family is not a good sign.
Disregarding how you treat coworkers or customers
If you’re planning to quit or you’re just sick of dealing with the same people every day, it may be reflected in how you treat your coworkers.
Constantly being asked about your feelings
Do your coworkers often approach you because they’re worried that you’re struggling or down on yourself? This is a signal that others are picking up on your misery.