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Given the unique and incredibly stressful events that we’ve endured over the last six months, it’s no surprise that as a result, many employees have experienced symptoms of workplace stress and burnout, such as mental fatigue, energy depletion, irritability and reduced productivity. This year’s events have exacerbated our everyday stressors, and for team members who are new to working from home or who might be trying to balance work life with caring for children, the boundaries between work and home are often blurred. Employees may be working longer or at unusual hours as many feel pressure from both managers and family to be available on demand.

The effects of burnout aren’t limited to the workplace however, and can take an emotional and physical toll on a person’s body, which can negatively impact relationships and the entire family.

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