Commentary: What is societal burnout? We are living it

Many are suffering from societal burnout. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Are you waking up with a lump in your throat that never used to be there? Is there an ache in your chest — best described as heartache — relatively new to you? Do you look at your children, fearing for their future and well-being? Do your eyes fill with tears, but you are not sure why?