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I hate that it takes me being sick on the couch for a weekend to realize I need to chill TF out and take care of Me first.

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I had the realization yesterday that I'm 24 and I need to slow down and enjoy my life. I have my whole life ahead of my to work, I can take some time now to make some bad decisions as long as they make me happy.

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Here, here, OP. I hate that US agencies foster Stockholm Syndrome in their employees so that the only downtime we feel we can take is when we’re sick.... which in itself, is sick

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My realization that I needed to slow down and stop putting work first all the time was being hospitalised with a panic attack. Listen to your head, listen to your body. It knows.

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I had the same realization. 🤦🏻‍♀️

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More often than not - I feel like that’s the best way to recharge mentally, rather than physically.

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