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Discussion on: Avoid Burnout By Learning New Things

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Jared Short

Great article! You can also burnout on learning or trying to learn too many things. Like anything, doing so in moderation is the best.

A couple of other things that have helped me beat burnout are

  1. Always stopping work at a regular time. This is particularly important for remote workers where home and work aren't necessarily segmented by actual workspace. Even if you go back to working later in the evening, STOP at a regular time and take that break. Make or grab some dinner, play a game for a bit, etc.
  2. Have a regular activity or hobby that isn't necessarily learning, isn't work, and is just good fun. For me, it is video games and board games with a group of friend (some of which are actually co-workers in my case) or family.
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Ryland G Author
  1. Definitely agree. Pressure to continue working is a problem for almost everyone and even if your goal is getting more work done, it's not the best choice. Having a balance is the ultimate way to maintain your health, regardless of occupation.

  2. Agree but it's honestly really hard for me these days. I feel like I get into a mode and it's very hard to enjoy "non-productive" things, especially after an intense work day.

Awesome response btw.