Do you feel tired all the time but don’t know why? Do you feel emotionally or mentally exhausted even when you're not doing anything? We've also made a video on “7 Signs of Emotional Burnout” to find out more.
Chronic fatigue or chronic fatigue syndrome can be caused by a number of different factors. Usually, things like a poor diet, dehydration, lack of exercise, and bad sleeping habits are to blame. But what if it isn’t your physical health, but rather, your mental health that’s the problem? Or perhaps mental illnesses like depression and anxiety? Here are 6 possible psychological reasons why you feel tired all the time:
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7 Signs of Emotional Burnouthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDvnw8eOjFQ
6 Signs You Are Emotionally And Mentally Exhaustedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z69pA6x2gQQ&t=29s
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American Psychological Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Washington, DC: APA Publishing.