According to Day Job To Dream Job, the 4 common causes of overwork or occupational stress are:

  1. Working long and excessive hours.
  2. Stress due to frustration at not being able to achieve the company goals.
  3. Forced resignation, dismissal and bullying at work.
  4. Suffering from middle management due to laying off workers.

If you’re currently experiencing one of these 4 causes, remember you really don’t have to. You don’t have to overwork especially if you’re not in good condition anymore.

To give you some helpful reminders on balancing life and work, Darius Foroux and Visme created this infographic on how to work hard without burning out