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Time To Chill

Welcome to our monthly round-up series of inspiring and insightful stories from our online lifestyle magazine, SunKiss Life.

Last month, we homed in on travel and adventure. As we’re now approaching the hottest time of the year here on the French Riviera, we’re happy to share some stories to help you chill out – including a simple psychological trick to escape an all-too-common fixation on business and productivity.

However you wish to spend your time this summer, we hope that you have an opportunity to relax, recharge, and reconnect with your family and friends.

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Are You Too Busy?

First and foremost, note that there’s really such a thing as being too busy. Constantly being available and blending our personal and work lives can mean we're never allowing ourselves to step away and properly recharge.

Firing on all cylinders day after day will take its toll and before you know it, you’ll not only wear out, but it can actually change you.

By now, you’re probably well-versed on the mental symptoms of burnout. You know the drill: irritability, numbness, struggling to make decisions, total overwhelm, all that not-at-all-fun stuff.

But what about the physical symptoms? Many of us aren’t so savvy in this area – and this can mean we don’t know we’re in trouble until it’s too late. To help us out, some lesser-known physical signs of looming burnout include headaches, stomach and digestion issues, weight gain, and hormonal changes.

Read more about these early physical warning signs of being on track for burnout.