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Any advice for self-care on high-burn project? I have been working for like 14 days straight and there are ridiculous amounts of weekend work. Also it seems like we are mindlessly sending out

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Take PTO. Even two days. Take one or two calls during that PTO so you barely use any hours but just set a precedent yo need a break.

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Just wrapped a similar project so definitely feel for you on this one. Do one thing for yourself every week. Get a couple of hours alone to clear your head and work out or do nothing - just something that's just for you. It's hard to get that time, but talk to your team about it. You need it. They need it too. You're all in this together so start relying on each other and keep each other accountable for each person's mental health.

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Medidate?

Exercise. Take a dinner break to workout and then come back to continue working into the night (and eat while you work). Breaking to exercise literally saved me.

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