Tiredness, fatigue and sleep

20 July 2022

What we have been through in recent years – and are still going through – has left many people feeling exhausted and fatigued.

It’s important that we acknowledge the external/environmental factors that impacted our wellbeing in the last three years.

The bushfires, the pandemic, the lockdowns, social isolation and war have contributed significantly to our exhaustion and fatigue – and stress. We need to acknowledge the stress from these external factors, manage our tiredness and monitor and manage our fatigue, because it impacts our work, our relationships, and our lives outside our jobs.

Giving ourselves permission to be more tired and fatigued because of external and environmental events is critical, because we are managing so much more than the tiredness and fatigue that comes just from our work.

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