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What Do You Do When You Start To Feel Burnt Out?

Because everyone has their ups and downs.

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There are times in all of our lives when we feel lost and down on ourselves.

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Hey, it happens.

Maybe it's a job you're completely sick of, or a relationship you know isn't going to work out. Maybe it's just your daily routine that has you feeling passionless and without a purpose.

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Sometimes it can actually be a combination of all these things.

So we want to know: What're your go-to strategies for turning things around when you're feeling stuck or burnt out?

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Maybe a personal/mental health day for the first time in forever helps you reset.

Where your only responsibility is to treat. your. self.
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Where your only responsibility is to treat. your. self.

Or maybe you do an activity that's familiar and makes you feel good.

It's always refreshing to get back to the roots of who you are and what makes you happy.
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It's always refreshing to get back to the roots of who you are and what makes you happy.

Maybe you plan a long solo trip to somewhere remote.

A far-off place where you can actually recharge and come back with a fresh perspective.
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A far-off place where you can actually recharge and come back with a fresh perspective.

Maybe you meet with professionals outside your industry to figure out if you'd be happier with a career change.

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Learning about other career paths could help you figure out what type of job you'd be most passionate about.

Perhaps you set aside some time to really pinpoint what the source(s) of your frustration is.

Since it might help you feel better equipped to find a solution.
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Since it might help you feel better equipped to find a solution.

Or maybe you find that one person you feel comfortable being honest with, and just have a good, HARD breakdown in front of them.

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Keeping it all bottled up is no good to anyone.

So what do you do when you're stuck in a rut?

We want to know about the little things you'd recommend people do for themselves when they're feeling directionless and on the verge of burning out.

Tell us in the dropbox below and your answer could appear in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post or video.

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