Depression caused by long-term burnout, is that possible? Depression is related to mental health in which the patients tend to feel extremely unhappy and tired of the situation around them. When they cannot get help as soon as possible and the condition is getting worse, it is just too risky. Many patients even commit suicide to stop their misery. Of course, for people around them, preventing patients from thinking that way is the first and the most important thing to do.

Depression is indeed a very serious problem. But if you think that it cannot be started from something insignificant, you are wrong for sure. Some patients with depression confess that initially, their main problems are quite small. But then it is getting bigger as they cannot solve it well. Even there is a surprising thing about depression. Many patients suffer it because of burnout in the beginning.

A Consequence of Current Lifestyle

Burnout is a term commonly used when you are extremely tired. So, why do people are extremely tired? Mostly, it is because of their hectic schedule. Daily routines like working in offices, meeting, doing jobs in front of the computer, and others are just very tiring. It is not a matter if you are just doing it for only some weeks or months. But when you have to do it all the time, of course, it is really stressful.

At the same time, you don’t have any other options also. Those activities are things you must do to gain money. In addition, competitions that are getting tighter whether at schools or work fields add to fatigue. This is how you can be extremely tired physically and mentally. The sad thing is that it is a part of my current lifestyle. You just live in it.

What are the solutions?

Depression is a kind of mental illness that can be cured through some ways or methods. But the effectiveness of those methods can be different from one individual to another. As you know, everybody has its own characteristics. Some people can be simply stressed only for a simple thing. But some others are really cool although the problem in front of them is really big and even “deathly”.

Most importantly, make sure to grab someone’s hands if you think you have been burnt out. There must be friends, parents, siblings, family, and more. If you don’t have someone to rely on, don’t be sad there are psychiatrists to contact. Some organizations even make available psychiatrists for free. You can talk to them all you feel. This easy thing can just make you feel much better.

So, your main cause of depression is burnout? There is a clear solution for this. Spare your time to take a rest, relax, and do whatever you want. No matter how hectic your schedule is, there must be a day off, commonly, it is on Sunday. Why don’t you use that day for hangout, playing games, or sleeping all day long? Forget your job and tasks.

Okay, not all people may be able to do it that easily. But this is how you should do if you just want to get rid of your depression by burnout. So, fighting!

Burnout illustration
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