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“We don’t have to do all of it alone.
We were never meant to.”
Are you feeling constantly overwhelmed and out of control at work? Do you dread waking up in the morning to another work day? Do you get the Sunday blues and feel down or depressed the night before the workweek starts? Maybe you are noticing yourself forgetting things and double booking yourself for appointments. You may be constantly procrastinating on projects and then feeling guilty and ashamed for letting things accumulate until the last minute. You may be avoiding certain people at work because the relationships are so tense and uncomfortable. You may be giving everything you have just to keep up with work and have very little left at the end of the day for your family, friends, and yourself.
If you are noticing these signs and symptoms, you may be experiencing unhealthy levels of job stress and symptoms of burnout.
Stress at work is one of the most common and biggest stressors in American’s lives. If you are feeling stressed at work, you are not alone. According to the American Institute of Stress, 80% of American workers experience work-related stress and 50% report that they need help in managing the stress better. Workplace stress and burnout can affect your personal life by bleeding into your relationships with friends and family, disturbing your sleep, and negatively impacting your mental and physical health. The Center for Workplace Mental Health reported that workplace stress causes over 120,000 deaths per year.
If you have tried to manage stress and burnout on your own but have not had lasting success, we can help. Our compassionate therapists can help you identify the causes of your stress, learn skills to manage burnout, rebuild your confidence in the workplace, and restore work-life balance so that you are thriving as a professional.
Below are some common symptoms of work-related stress and burnout that shows up in different areas of your life:
If left unattended and untreated, job stress and burnout can cause long-term harm including:
Some of the common causes of work-related stress and burnout include:
Therapy can be a confidential and safe space for you to express and explore your relationship with work. Collaborating closely with a therapist who specializes in workplace stress and burnout can help you assess the risks to your mental and emotional health, explore the causes of your stress, practice effective coping strategies, and identify the next steps that you may want to take in your life and career. These next steps may include:
Chronic workplace stress and burnout do not have to be your daily reality. If you are ready to have more peace, joy, and work/life balance again, we can help. Schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation today to learn more about therapy for stress and burnout. Our skillful therapists can help you establish a healthy relationship with work again. We look forward to connecting with you.
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