Your responses indicate that you are currently exhibiting Severe burnout.
This means that you are likely feeling completely overwhelmed, exhausted, and hopeless. You may also be experiencing physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, and difficulty sleeping.
If you are experiencing severe burnout, it is important to seek professional help immediately. A therapist or counselor can help you to develop a plan for recovery.
Here are some additional tips for managing severe burnout:
- Consider a leave of absence: If you are able, take a leave of absence from work. This will give you the time and space you need to focus on your recovery.
- Prioritize your physical health: Make sure you are eating healthy foods, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly. Taking care of your physical health can help to improve your mental health.
- Create a sanctuary of self-care: Identify the things that are most likely to trigger your burnout symptoms and minimize their presence in your life. Instead, prioritize activities and environments that promote your well-being and inner peace.
- Be patient: Recovery from burnout takes time. Be patient with yourself and don’t try to rush the process.
With some time and diligent care, you can begin to recover from severe burnout and reclaim your joy for creating.