How to get back in hand and set limits after having given up everything? Burnout has become the disease of the century, but it is not inevitable, because it affects more than 3 million French people. It is of course difficult to know how to rebuild yourself after a burnout, which is why La Loge Beauté accompanies you in these delicate but essential stages to get back on your feet .
The essential step to move forward is to become aware of things. The essence of burnout is that it is sneaky. So difficult to recognize it. It is very common for the person affected by it to be “passionate” about their work. In this case, it is not easy to see it coming. But the alarm signals are still present, the body puts itself in a position of defense, and it is then that many periods of chronic stress appear. Sometimes the signs even go so far as to destroy the victim’s privacy. Sleep problems, weight loss or gain, recurring illnesses such as colds, sinusitis… even going so far as to cut off her sexual desire.
From a psychological point of view, this person is going to feel weak and lower than earth. This feeling of never arriving at the end of his missions, of not being up to his workload. Or conversely, people with burnout may suddenly feel super-powerful and unattainable.
In any case, it is very important to realize your psychological and physical state as quickly as possible. Once the awareness is realized, the rest will seem easier to you.
Here, you are asked to express yourself, to talk about the tensions within your company. What weighs on your shoulders. The interest is to free the bottom of your thought and to be able to start again from zero, in a healthy way. It is important to make communication a point of honor. Many specialists are very reputable and competent in this kind of problem. They will seek to identify what got you where you are today.
So do not hesitate to make an appointment, to get advice, in order to lighten your conscience and have the advice of a health professional.
Stay away from toxic people
This is not always the case, but there are many times when a person is burned out. It’s a bit the same example as school bullying but in the business world. It is very important to spot people who are harmful to you, and to stay away from them as much as possible. Eliminate contacts that only give you bad feelings. Because they draw from you the energy that you have left, so do not allow them to abuse your kindness, and think of you only!
Take time for yourself to recover after a burnout
After a strong period of psychological disturbance, you don’t know where to turn. This is why taking time for yourself is a step that should not be overlooked. Do not hesitate to refocus on your needs by taking a little trip with your friends or your companion. History of refocusing your attentions, and doing you good physically but also morally.
Having another mental activity is very important for a good recovery. So on the program, pampering and relaxation! Be kind to yourself.
Find the taste
This 5th step is the last, but it is the one to take the most carefully. Regaining a taste is a very important step towards a new life, towards a new beginning.
By affirming your strengths and recognizing your weaknesses, you will be able to identify your future desires. The goal is above all to know what you no longer want in your professional life!
So take the time to ask yourself the right questions about your expectations. Make a list, to see all the important points. The goal is to regain a taste for your job, or your future job.
Apply all of these methods to achieve healing as soon as possible, burnout is an important disease to be taken seriously. So don’t hesitate to ask yourself the right questions! It is time to act, do not suffer anymore.