Stress vs. Burnout: can you tell the difference?

Stress vs. Burnout: can you tell the difference?

Stress vs Burnout: do we know how to differentiate them?

Stress is the condition that is usually associated with huge work overload – particularly with the feeling of losing control, is almost accepted as “normal” among entrepreneurs. 

Burnout, on the contrary, is more like a hidden threat. 

Which are the common signals of stress?

Are they different from burnout?


I hope this visual will help to understand them better.


Stress vs Burnout


If you want to dig deeper, check out this article: Stress vs Burnout


Maitén Panella

Maiten Panella is a Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Senior Practitioner Coach. Her work combines psychological and coaching techniques to remove obstacles, achieve goals and unlock hidden potential. She is a Premium Fellow Coach at BetterUp (San Francisco) and the Head of Executive Coaching and Development at Diverse Mental Health (London). She is also a Board Member of EMCC Spain, covering the role of Head of Accreditations.