mental fatigue

A 18-post collection


Mental Fatigue, Fatigue, and Depression can present symptoms that can be mistaken for each other. All of them bring symptoms of extreme tiredness even with a proper diet and a good night’s rest and unfortunately, they can coexist in a loop that reinforces the symptoms and the condition itself. It can be said that depression occurs when a person feels sad, anxious or hopeless for an extended period of time. This condition has very high impact on energy levels, making the decrease of energy, mental fatigue, and fatigue as one of the most visible symptoms, but we cannot forget...

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The World Health Organisation defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. This implies that it doesn’t limit itself to the absence of disease or infirmity but also mental health and mental fatigue. In most service driven economies, workers spend up to 3 quarters of their waking time in the offices, so a good working environment is critical for a mental and physical wellbeing. “A good work environment enables people to realize their full potential, helps them to cope with the normal stresses of life, to work productively, and to contribute to their communities. In...

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Freelancer Fatigue is a reality that goes against the usual comment that freelancers don’t do anything. When you talk to one you might get envious of them being able to do other things in the middle of the day such as going to the gym, attend a child’s event or even shopping. What you don’t usually know is that while you are commuting most freelancers are getting the job done, while you are enjoying your weekend or the holidays they are doing their jobs running after sometimes crazy deadlines. That is why freelancer fatigue is not only...

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To work-from-home can be a real challenge. When the change happens and one starts working from home either by choice or by the evolution of the workplace the change in routine can have a high impact on ones’ self-perception and the differentiation between personal and professional time tends to become to disappear since you do work-from-home, where you tend to spend your private time. To become a successful work-from-home employee there are some pitfalls that have to be avoided and if you incorporate new routines in your life you will probably become a successful work-from-home employee. From starters don’t...

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Shift patterned work, especially rotation including night duty are an important factor in determining the development of maladaptive fatigue. In the study: Work-related fatigue and recovery: the contribution of age, domestic responsibilities and shift work developed by Peter C. Winwood BDS BPsych, Antony H. Winefield PhD and Kurt Lushington PhD from the Department of Applied Psychological Research, University of South Australia we can clearly notice the impact of shift work on other factors, including age. The authors refer that the youngest group reported the highest fatigue and the longer recovering period than the older group. But the later had experience...

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