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Job burnout in relation to school.
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Job burnout in relation to school.

Quote:Could you be experiencing job burnout?
Ask yourself the following questions:
Quote:Have you become cynical or critical at work?
Yes.
Quote:Do you drag yourself to work and have trouble getting started once you arrive?
Yes.
Quote:Have you become irritable or impatient with co-workers, customers or clients?
At times.
Quote:Do you lack the energy to be consistently productive?
Yes. In regards to schoolwork.
Quote:Do you lack satisfaction from your achievements?
Yes. My "achievements" are pointless..
Quote:Do you feel disillusioned about your job
Most definitely.
Quote:Are you using food, drugs or alcohol to feel better or to simply not feel?
Not regularly, but at times I use some recreational drugs to blow off some steam, or just have a good time for a change.
Quote:Have your sleep habits or appetite changed?
Well, I've been stuck in this "job" for my entire life, so I wouldn't know, but yeah, probably.
Quote:Are you troubled by unexplained headaches, backaches or other physical complaints?
Not really, but I do get headaches at times. Florescent lights are a bitch.
Quote:If you answered yes to ANY of these questions, you may be experiencing job burnout. Be sure to consult your doctor or a mental health provider, however. Some of these symptoms can also indicate certain health conditions, such as a thyroid disorder or depression.
What if I answered yes to all of 'em?

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Re: Job burnout in relation to school.

Nice brake down with quotes.
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Re: Job burnout in relation to school.

Quote:Did you choose this job?

No

Quote:Are you paid for this job?

No

Quote:Is your boss respectful to you?

Absolutely not

I'm so sick of all these people but I'm scared to be alone...
02-16-2011 07:33 AM
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Crow Wrote:
Quote:Are you paid for this job?

No

No, I pay for this "job"
Everything is so ageist nowadays. You can't be 'stressed' unless you are an adult.

HEY, YOU WANT TO GO LIKE THIS?

We have both went to 'work' at 8 am.
You got a 1 hour lunch break.
I got a 30 minute one.
You got out of work at 5.
I got out of work at 3.

You got 0 hours of work to do at home
I got 5 hours of work to do at home

Now, if we add everything (including the lunch breaks....)
Me: 12 friggin hours
You: 9 hours

B4 u say 'lunches dont count narblet'

Me: 11:30
You : 8

They obviously don't know what 'stress' is.

War is stupid.
02-16-2011 10:08 AM
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