You’re irritable, don’t give enough attention to yourself and loved ones, and you’re likely to take your laptop and/or BlackBerry with you at all times to catch up on work. You can’t even take a real break, answering your boss’ calls even while on vacation. You’re constantly thinking of your next professional move, even in your sleep.
It’s okay to be a hard worker, but some of us take it overboard, constantly on the grind yet never stopping to reap the benefits of the effort.
If this is you, looks like you might be headed straight to burn out. Check out Madame Noire, to find out the tell-tale signs that you’re working a bit too much, and how to give yourself permission to take a breather.