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Burnout

Burnout at work occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained and unable to meet demands and expectations. This state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion is caused by excessive and prolonged stress. Learn how to manage should you succumb to this crippling condition.

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