Does it feel as though your mental energy is literally running down the drain? You are not alone, anyone can suffer from mental exhaustion or job burn out at some point in their lives. In fact, it’s estimated that around 7,500 people report feeling burnt out, according to a 2019 Gallup poll.
Your mental health affects your physical health and vice versa, so when you’re mentally drained, expect to experience body aches like headaches, muscle pain, stomach pain, etc., depending on the severity of your mental exhaustion.
So, what should you do to recharge your energy? There are many ways to boost your mental energy and the go-to outlet is: getting lots of sleep, which helps restore your energy. But sometimes, when you’re suffering from chronic stress and burn out, sleep alone isn’t enough.