More than 9 in 10 workers in Singapore are experiencing burnout

March 13, 2023
By Dr Zheng Zhimin, Psychiatrist

With longer working hours, increasing job responsibilities and pressures to meet deadlines, surveys show occupational burnout is affecting an increasing number of workers in Singapore.

Can you tell the difference between regular stress and insomnia? What are the unmistakable signs and what can you do when things get too overwhelming?

In both a Live interview and a podcast interview, Dr Zheng Zhimin shares some mental wellness insights and advice with Channel News Asia's "Work It" team.

All we need to know about anxiety, exhaustion and cynicism at work.

CNA Live Interview with Dr Zheng:

Runtime: 9 minutes 52 seconds

CNA "Work It" Podcast:

Runtime: 23 minutes

Psychiatrist Dr Zheng Zhimin breaks down all we need to know about anxiety, exhaustion and cynicism at work. Please see the link to Channel News Asia's podcast website below.

Channel News Asia Podcast Site
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