According to Yao et al 2018 burnout is an extend reaction to

According to Yao et al. (2018) burnout is an extend reaction to chronic disequilibrium on the performance at work and manifesting in overwhelming exhaustion, detachment from work and feeling of cynicism, and inefficacy as well as lack of accomplishment and depersonalisation. The emerging pattern was identified from the current research that workplace bullying is one of the most harmful social stressors in organizations and can be the answer for the burnout of the people working in the care workforce (Trépanier, Fernet & Austin, 2013).Research conducted by Maslach et al. (2001) helped me to understand the correlation between works related burnout and workplace by focusing on new perspective of interventions to relieve burn out and therefore creating a valuable contribution to people well-being and holistic health. In line with Maslach et al. (2001) burnout is a social problem not only a theoretical issue for scientist and foundation for research inquires but have real implication on quality of life. Effect of burnout on employees within care setting is a serious problem manifesting in the form of anxiety, depression, insomnia, tiredness and in the worst scenario forcing highly trained staff to leave the job.As reported by Yeo et al. (2018) people employed in professions delivering people-orientated services especially medical staff are more susceptible to job-related burnout because of the nature of the demanding job for example demanding relationships with clients and their relatives and engagement with coworkers. Current data is alarming as burnout is affecting 21-67% of people working in health care sector (Dreison, White, Bauer, Salyers & McGuire, 2018). One of the most concerning issues in terms of hospital environment especially in acute setting is to understand the unpredictability of patient’s conditions who will come for treatment to hospital, which will have tremendous impact on the resources and the service. These is why the idea of self-care of the health care professionals can be left on the doorstep in the moment nurses and other working colleges enter the hospital because they have duty to care after patient.One of the ways to explain the emotional and psychological disequilibrium of nurses and other health care professions come from Beck’s (2008) cognitive schemas as representations of past experience, guides, rules to assist with future conceptualisation of the problem. This goes in line with Bettney (2017) highlighted the conceptualisation of ‘putting others need before your own’ as the most logical solution to why it is so hard to even encourage health worker to look after their own mental health as this never was a part of the main employment agenda. On the other hand, health care workers do not look actively for help, because they do not perceive they have a problem as they are at work to help, they do not think they are the one who need help neither and so on.When I was observing my working professionals in hectic environment of acute NHS hospital one significant pattern emerged; individual differences and personality traits had moderating effect but in some cases powerful influence on the way individuals responded to stressful situations at work (Nyklíček & Irrmischer, 2017). Some nurses during their shift seem to be flooded by divergent challenges and I am consciously aware that they have other problems going on in their life but they were able to rise above the problems like phoenix from the ashes and most importantly they appear to be not affected by the workload and develop a healthy life balance.There is no matter of surprise that introvert, unstable personality traits, stress and general self-efficacy are the top factors of job-related burnout and those individuals should receive more social support to reduce the negative impact of those on perceived well-being (Yao et al., 2018). Burnout within caring professions remain an issue for healthcare organisations due to negative impact on individual as affecting work performance and decreasing overall quality of care (Prapanjaroensin, Patrician, & Vance, 2017). The conservation of resources theory (CRT) generated by Hobfoll (1989) take into account four types of resources (personal characteristics, objects, energy and conditions) and highlight if those resources are threatened or lost, burnout will result. Following a period of reflection, I needed to critically approach my full time course of applied psychology as my clear boundaries around, time for university, work and family become fluid and I felt overwhelmed by the course and I started experiencing irritation and stress at work. In the end of the day I should not be surprise taking into account how many responsibilities I put on my shoulder and my body literally demanded to slow down. I needed to seriously take into account that my workload, university commitments and family responsibilities made me realise that if I do not change something quickly I will face potential burnout during the final part of my master course. One of the most surprising reflection coming out of the placement was to realise that nobody is immunise to distress and if I do not look after myself nobody will. I need to take action and be responsible for my compromised wellbeing as this was significantly affecting my quality of life. Once again I need to make an important decision to implement balance back into my life by making myself and my needs priority. As argued by Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) every person with professional qualification has duty to care for their own emotional, physical and psychological impact of practice (HCPC, 2010).

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