Granted that remote working has enabled us to stay safe, in some cases, increased productivity changed how we relate to each other and promoted online engagement. However, with that comes hours in front of screens, learning how to work on multiple platforms, causing many of us to experience the very real condition that is digital fatigue.

What is Digital Fatigue?

Digital fatigue is a recognized state of mental exhaustion and disengagement that occurs when people are required to use numerous digital tools and apps concurrently and in an ongoing way.

How do I identify Digital Fatigue?

Are you experiencing any of the following? If you are, then chances are that you are showing symptoms of fatigue. feeling worn out by endless virtual meetings & events

Across the globe, these are some of the symptoms that have been identified as detrimental forms of burnout. You are not alone and there are ways to correct this.

Why does it happen?

Reading the points below, shared by psychologist will help us to look for cues to manage it as well. There are various ideas and thoughts about this form of burnout and the factors that contribute to it:

What can you do about it?

There are plenty of simple, yet effective ways to reduce burnout and fatigue. We encourage you to choose how best to respond in ways that are useful for yourself and those you care about even if it means taking the “road less travelled” and building these practices into your daily schedule.

Key Takeaways
  1. Be kind to yourself
  2. Eat wholesome and balanced meals
  3. Include exercise for your back, neck and shoulders into your daily routine
  4. Get at least 7 hours of sleep
  5. Take regular breaks
  6. Try different channels of communication

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