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Discussion on: How are you all handling burnout?

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João

I'm just finishing my bachelor's degree and last semester burned me out. I'm now working on my final project and it has been really difficult: I take a lot of time to do things and I don't really enjoy it because of the burn out. It got worse half-way and I took some days off (basically no computer and spent some time with my SO) and it helped me a lot. The deadline is in a week and I'm at a point where I don't even have energy to get out of bed. I can't really do anything else than finish the project and relax when it's all over. I'm almost there :)

I'm not sure if the pandemic is helping or making things worse.

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Ricardo Luevanos Author

Oh man João, that's a lot on your plate! Happy you took some time off.

I took a week off about a month ago and it truly was helpful. Feeling like I need to do that again very soon. I'm sure the pandemic is definitely making it worse, the fact that things are different than before also reduces energy.

Remember why you started your journey in the first place, imagine your end goal and all the success it will bring. Rooting for you and looking forward to hearing about you making it all the way across the finish line 💪

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João

Thank you for you kind words, I really appreciate it.

I hope you figure it out while this temporary hurdle doesn't get out of the way. Wish you the best!