burnout also consists of cynicism, which is often a sense of alienation from others, as well a reduced sense of efficacy, such as feeling helpless or incompetent.
Usually when we think of burnout, we think of exhaustion. The best way to recover from this burnout is, in fact, by resting. This could involve taking time off, finding a way to reduce family obligations, or any other strategy that will result in getting more rest.
“You start to lose your zest for things, you start feeling cynical or down about things, and it becomes generalized,” Ziegler said. “It bleeds into other areas of [your] life.”