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The importance of maintaining work-life balance

The symptoms of professional burnout are not always obvious. It can begin with losing satisfaction in work achievements, and advance to becoming irritable with coworkers and clients. If allowed to continue unchecked, the Mayo Clinic warns that burnout can result in employees using drugs, alcohol or other harmful coping mechanisms to feel better. 

Professional burnout is often caused by a work-life imbalance, where professionals are overly invested in their work, allowing their personal needs to go unaddressed. Even in the beginning stages of burnout, it is difficult to function effectively, and the problem can steadily grow to the point where productivity is significantly affected. 

As a result of the recent recession, many employees were asked to accomplish more with fewer resources. This led to a significant rise in professional burnout cases, and many organizations adjusting their culture to better fit the emotional needs of their workers. Even in Florida, where the economy has made a more rapid recovery than many other states, professionals are still at risk of professional burnout. 

However, taking drastic action is not always necessary. Sometimes, professionals simply need to escape work and take some time for themselves.

Fortunately for professionals working in Rocky Point, there are a number of ways to blow off steam and refocus energy. Taking a half day and hitting the links at one of the many golf courses in the area can be a great way to maintain a healthy work-life balance and engagement, as well as stave off the negative effects of professional burnout. 

Rocky Point Golf Course is only a short drive away from On Point Executive Center's Tampa meeting rooms, and there are many other excellent courses to choose from within the city limits. 

Alternatively, Tampa virtual office solutions can also allow professionals to work remotely with ease, cutting out the stress of daily commutes and allowing more time to focus on friends and family. 

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