Stress vs Burnout: What's the Difference?
Stress and burnout, these are hot topic words this year. But what are the differences between the two?
Stress usually involves over-engagement and a sense of urgency when getting things done. Someone who is under stress can work really well and get a lot done. They are in control and know what needs to be done.
Burnout, on the other hand, is total disengagement and a level of hopelessness. They are not in control and are not able to make the decisions necessary to accomplish whatever it is they need to do.
Both can have negative consequences to your overall health and wellbeing. They can lead to poor sleep, as the stress and burnout that’s on your mind prevent you from getting the right sleep you need. That’s why a core ingredient in SLUMBER, namely jujube, is meant to combat this by reducing your cortisol at night and giving you the restorative sleep, you need.
So what are some proactive steps you can take to combat this?
- Know the difference between stress and burnout, they are subtle but there
- Manage both stress and burnout, as long-term they are not good
- Seek help if it does become a chronic issue
Ultimately, we are each in charge of our own lives in more ways than we think. Make the choices that will manage stress and burnout in your life. Start today!