6 Surprising Symptoms of Work from Home Burnout

Working from home is not the walk-in-the-park many imagine it to be. There are still deadlines that need to be met, quotas to fill, and customers to please. Burnout happens at home too. 

The symptoms can resemble other serious mental health problems, such as depression. Here are the telltale signs:

Burnout can cause you to feel physically and emotionally exhausted. You may feel like you lack energy and want to sleep more than usual.


If you are having a hard time falling asleep or frequently waking up during the night, you could be experiencing a symptom of burnout.


Pessimism is a characteristic that your coworker may call you out on. You may feel irritable and grumpy, causing isolation from others.

Feelings of Negativity

Feelings of hopelessness and sadness about your job situation can lead to you being overwhelmed by your workload.

Lack of Motivation

Possible physiologic implications of burnout include headache, gastrointestinal issues, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.

Feeling Unwell | Physical Ailment

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