Which complaints do people with burn-out have?

Persistent physical and / or mental fatigue

  • Faster tired after mental effort
  • Exhaustion after low physical activity
  • It is accompanied by feelings of gloom and frustration
  • Depressed mood, crying, anxiety attacks (panic) and irritability
  • Sleep disorders
  • Concentration loss, memory problems
  • Physical complaints: muscle pain, migraine, upset stomach, orthosympathetic complaints …

Mental distance 

  • A cynical, distant and little involved attitude towards one’s own activities.
  • Feelings of decreasing competence
  • Feeling no longer able to meet expectations
  • Feeling of making more mistakes
  • Feeling of having nothing to contribute
  • Decreasing self-confidence