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5 red flags you’re burning out at work

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14:45 PM | 30 November 2017
by Hannah Markus
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Work is a huge part of our lives, but you can’t let it take over. Look out for these five red flags and how to avoid and fix them.

Most of us seem to spend the majority of our time working, and the fact is, those bills need to be paid, so unless you’re lucky enough to win the genetic lottery and be born into vast wealth, or the literal lottery and never have to work another day in your life, you’re going to have to keep at it. Work can be stressful and tiring, and whilst it’s normal to feel this way from time to time, it’s possible to push yourself too far, and to simply burn out. Here are some signs you may be experiencing this problem and what to do about it:

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