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Burning Out At Work Can Involve Some Scary Side Effects—Just Ask These Women

Burning Out at Work

A consistently heavy workload can quickly become overwhelming.

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In the career world of 2018, employees find themselves encouraged—actually, expected—to give 110% during work hours. Many justify their intense efforts with the old adage of “paying your dues”... but once you reach a certain point, the long hours and arduous workloads can become dangerous. For advice on what to avoid and how to bounce back, we spoke to three working women about their experiences with career burnout.

“‘Burnout’ results in mental incapacitation.”

Melanie, a writer

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