When you encounter these telltale signs of workplace burnout, then you may need to start a side hustle soon. Here they are the IVA Hustle – 9 Telltale Signs You’re Suffering Work Burn Out:
You dread going to work
When you wake up in the morning and you remember you need to go to work and you’re dragging yourself get up and get dressed!
You’re physically tired after work
Even if you sit the whole day in front of your computer, you still feel extremely tired. Your shoulders droop, and you feel like you are dragging your feet on the ground when you walk.
You don’t feel happy on your days off
When it’s your day off, you should feel happy and rejoiced. But instead you feel the opposite. You feel run down and cranky and miserable even though you aren’t going to work.
You think about quitting all the time
If quitting your job consumes your thoughts, then you’re probably burned out. But if you don’t have another source of income lined up, then you’ve no choice but to stay, at least until you get your finances sorted out. This makes it paramount to start that side hustle!
When you’re only there to collect the check
You go to work simply for attendance purposes and to collect a check. You no longer care if you submit good quality work.
You feel stressed when you’re at work
Even if you just came from an enjoyable weekend, the moment you step into the office, all the joy is sucked out of you. You feel like a lifeless doll going through the motions of working.
You have trouble falling asleep
Even if you’re super tired and stressed out at work, you still find it hard to find peaceful sleep at night. You may even develop insomnia, thanks to the negative thoughts that pervade your mind day in and day out!
You feel depressed
When you start feeling depressed because you feel like you’re going to spend the rest of your life in the same job doing the same things over and over again, then you’re definitely burned out. Look for a way out – a side hustle is a good start!
You call in sick a lot
When your alarm goes off in the morning and you roll over and call out for the day. And even if you don’t it’s the first thought on your mind when you think about going into work it’s time to look for something else to do!
Happy Valentine’s Hustlers!
Iolande V. Argent,
Your branding senior side hustle solutionspreneur
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