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Think in terms of your recent past. Allow yourself to interpret the words and phrases however you want. This is a subjective test; there is no right answer.

How often do you have any of the following experiences?

 NeverHardly EverRarelySometimesOftenUsuallyAlways
1. Being tired
2. Feeling depressed
3. Having a good day
4. Being physically exhausted
5. Being emotionally exhausted
6. Being happy
7. Being “wiped out”
8. Feeling “burned out”
9. Being unhappy
10. Feeling rundown
11. Feeling trapped
12. Feeling worthless
13. Being weary
14. Being troubled
15. Feeling disillusioned and resentful about people
16. Feeling weak
17. Feeling hopeless
18. Feeling rejected
19. Feeling optimistic
20. Feeling energetic
21. Feeling anxious


About This Free Burnout Assessment

Stress is not burnout – burnout comes from stress. When you experience a set of stressors if they aren’t processed in a healthy way your energy is drained and the stress builds up. This continues with each new stressful experience until energy is dangerously low and stress becomes overwhelmingly high. This is the path to burnout. Burnout can manifest in physical, emotional and behavioral ways. This free burnout assessment will help you learn more.

Read more about the signs of burnout and more about stress in general in our free Stress/Burnout Kit E-Book. You can also purchase on-demand access to our Stress Management tutorial.

Disclaimer: This test is not intended to diagnose or treat burnout or its effects. Use this test as a reliable indicator, but consult your medical or mental health care professional for diagnosis and treatment. This is a self-test instrument to guide you on your journey of self-help.

Additional Resources

Below are some additional resources that support this self-assessment.

Stress/Burnout Kit

How to manage the powerful force of stress.