As the end of 2016 approaches, many people are suffering from serious burn-out.
Year-end fatigue is inevitable, as work deadlines, exams, holiday planning and other responsibilities demand the last of our energy and attention.
It's like everyone is running on reserves... Burn-out is reality.— Dr Darren Green, GP
General practitioner Dr Darren Green cautions people not to compromise on their well-being during this time.
He says that is important to take care of both your physical and mental health.
Here are some tips on how to survive the last stretch:
- ensure you get sufficient sleep
- eat regularly and keep a nutritious diet
- do not isolate yourself
- share your frustration with someone if you aren't coping
- avoid snapping at loved one's
Dr Green fielded various medical question from callers on The Pippa Hudson Show: