You can quite easily be overworked these days because of pressure at work and at home.
However, not too many of us know those tell-tale signs that indicate that you are overworked and need to take it easy.
Here are 9 signs you should take note of
- Sudden Change In Your Weight
When you have sudden rise or drop in your weight it means your metabolism is either over-active or slow in performance, this could be caused by excessive stress that arises from you being overworked, you need to take it easy and get more rest.
- Excessive Hair Loss
While it is normal for you to lose hair on a daily basis and it is estimated that on an average you lose a hundred strands of hair everyday, it is however not normal for you to lose excessive amounts of hair which is what happens when you are stressed from being overworked.
- Having Mood Swings
The more you get overworked, the more stressed you become and this will affect your mood. With increased anxiety and depression you are likely to lash out at people at the slightest provocation and be generally irritated by people and your surroundings.
- Sleeping Problems
Being overworked and the resulting high levels of stress that arises from it can cause you to have difficulty getting some decent amount of sleep daily. If you experience this problem it is best you look for ways to get your stress eased. Regular exercises can help also engaging in yoga and meditation will also do some good.
- Difficulty Getting Sufficient Rest
You will know if you are overworked when you have difficulty getting rest. You become restless and find it extremely difficult falling asleep this makes you even more irritable and will ultimately affect your overall mood.
- Over Thinking
Thinking too much about life at home and at work will raise your stress levels and this can affect your physical and mental health. It is responsible for increased anxiety and depression.
- Body Pain
When you are overworked and your stress levels are high you stand the risk of having body pain more often than you can imagine. The pains are usually located in your back, neck and shoulders.
- Poor Libido
Stress can also cause you to have poor libido. This can be frustrating for couples and can greatly affect their relationship. If you experience any poor libido you can try out yoga and meditation as a way of improving your sex drive.
- Being Intolerable
When your stress levels are quite high you tend to become easily irritated as your anxiety increases. It is not uncommon for overworked people to be aggressive in their actions and this can cause you to lose a few friends.
Source: Power of Positivity