“When we push our creativity and productivity to its limits, we can easily find ourselves teetering on brink of burnout. And there’s a fine line between being in the zone and falling down the slippery slope of mental, emotional and physical exhaustion.”
Here’s one you will likely be able to identify with — even though you’ll wish that wasn’t true.
99U lists the 12 phases of burnout based on psychological research and provides a good checklist to see if you’re pushing yourself too hard or not.
The phases include compulsion to prove oneself, depersonalization, revision of values, and more.