You hear a lot about nurses experiencing “burnout” over their jobs. Sometimes you hear the term “brownout” as well. What are these odd, electrical-sounding terms, and what do they mean? And what do you do if they happen to you?
“Burnout” is defined by the folks at Mayo as a state of extreme emotional, mental and physical exhaustion combined with doubts about whether you’re competent to do your job. I think of it as the flu combined with a bad case of the Not-Good-Enoughs.
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