We hear the words “burn out” when it comes to entrepreneurs, but do we actually know what it means? If we tried to make a list of the symptoms, could we?
I had a vague idea of what the symptoms of burn out where, but when I sat down at a compassion fatigue seminar listening to the presenter outline each symptom, I was stunned.
I was experiencing every. single. thing she was talking about.
So, maybe you are in a stage in your life or business where you are experiencing burn out (or think you are) and need further information to solidify that this is in fact what you are feeling and working through.
If you shake your head yes to all the symptoms on this list, it might be time to do some damage control. In this post, I share some of the most valuable ways in which I recovered from burn out in my business to help you further. I also wrote an article on my best advice for how to prevent burn out in your business.
Symptoms Associated With Burn Out
Depersonalization; in other words, lacking a sense of identity or feeling like business has become impersonal
Reduced Sense of Accomplishment
I’d love to hear how you’ve been feeling in your business and if I can lend any further insight. Burn out is a very real, diagnosable disorder that no one should have to go through alone. Leave a comment below and I’ll do my best to help in whatever way I can!