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How long of a break would you give yourself before starting.a new job if any?

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I just gave myself 5 days, a long weekend. But I also need a paycheck so 😅

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Quit my job last week, planning on 6-8weeks but seriously considering bumping up to 4 months

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yeah, that would make things more complicated! Single pringle and lots of side projects I want to start :)

As much time as possible. It will be the best time off you will ever have. You have your whole lifetime to work.

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I did 3.5 weeks, had health insurance through EOM. I used the $ I got from my vacation payout (5K) to treat myself to a trip for about 5 days, and then the rest of the time I just kinda chilled with literally 0 worries.

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So all the folks out here planning to give themselves a few months - firstly, kudos! - my question though is, do you have an offer which you would push for say upto 4 months? Of would you be looking now?

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I never have and regret it. Probably a couple weeks unless I had the ability to take some trips. Would go stir crazy

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As much as you can without it stinging financially. I only 2 weeks last time and wish I did more.

Also - make sure you do something productive with the time off! Sleeping in and watching Netflix all day gets old after day 7 (at least for me)!

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I only took 3 weeks and a week was spent moving... would highly recommend at least 1.5 months if you’re moving since I still didn’t fee as refreshed

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1-2 months

3-4months....so many things on my to do list and the years keep slipping by...

My wife has a pretty solid job so we talked about me taking 4 months off and doing some volunteer work.

4 weeks

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