ARE YOU BURNING OUT?
Dr. Beverly Potter
__ 2. I am dissatisfied with my work.
__ 3. I feel sad for no apparent reason.
__ 4. I am forgetful.
__ 5. I am irritable and snap at people.
__ 6. I avoid people at work and in my private life.
__ 7. I have trouble sleeping due to worrying about work.
__ 8. I get sick more than I used to.
__ 9. My attitude about work is "why bother?"
__10. I often get into conflicts.
__11. My job performance is not up to par.
__12. I use alcohol and/or drugs to feel better.
__13. Communicating with others is a strain.
__14. I can't concentrate on my work like I once could.
__15. I an easily bored with my work.
__16. I work hard but accomplish little.
__17. I feel frustrated with my work.
__18. I don't like going to work.
__19. Social activities are draining.
__20. Sex is not worth the effort.
__21. I watch TV most of the time when not working.
__22. I don't have much to look forward to in my work.
__23. I worry about work during my off hours.
__24. Feelings about work interfere with my personal life.
__25. My work seems pointless.
51 - 75 --- You're okay if you take preventive action.
76 - 100 --- You're a candidate for burnout.
101 - 125 --- You're burning out.
From OVERCOMING JOB BURNOUT: HOW TO RENEW ENTHUSIASM FOR WORK by Dr. Beverly Potter, published by Ronin Publishing, 1993, 1998, $14.95. Copyright 1993: Beverly A. Potter.
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