(Video) How Burnout Affects Your Brain

1280 720 Dr Rozina Lakhani

Are you having a hard time when you feel stressed and burnout?

Sometimes, life can be too overwhelming due to the demands of your everyday activities. Your brain processes all the information, and then your body moves what it dictates. Due to this unconscious process, certain systems of your brain get activated and produce more stress in your thinking. 

Would you like to know what happens to your brain when your life is filled with many things?

Then watch this video:

In this video, I discussed how stress affects your brain when you feel burnout. 

Here are some of my key takeaways from this episode:

1. The prefrontal cortex is the executive brain. It is also called “the CEO of your brain.” This region is responsible for planning and executing our actions, making decisions, and controlling behaviors. When you feel burnt out, this area becomes less active, which can lead to decreased performance at work or home as well as other psychological distress.

2. The emotional brain is called the reptile brain.  When something is too much for you, your brain goes into some sort of overdrive so that you can cope with the situation. The reptile brain will take over to let those negative emotions be masked by some positive ones so that it does not appear that everything is going wrong in your life.

3. Amygdala hijack.  The amygdala is a small structure in the middle of the temporal lobe that plays a significant role in emotional reactions. When it hijacks an individual’s thinking, they can either fight or flight or save themselves after an event occurs. The amygdala takes over when we experience stress, whether it’s physical, like being stuck in traffic, emotional and being frustrated.

What have you learned from the video?

Tell us some of your experience when you are in the middle of stress and burnout. 

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Remember,  it is always better to manage things in a positive way. Be positive, be happy. Do not let those negative things affect you. This will only make you feel sad and sluggish. So do it the other way around in order to stay on track and in control of your emotions

Dedicated To Your Health and Happiness,

Dr. Rozina

P.S. Is stress making you feel sick? 

Have you applied all the practical techniques from the best-selling book “Stress To Joy”? If not, get it today and discover how to reduce stress from multiple angles and even turn stress into an opportunity for growth and resiliency. https://www.stresstojoy.com

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