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My first 60+ hour week... keep telling myself I am privileged to work hard, that others would grasp this opportunity in a heartbeat, that I should be thankful... but still worried about burnout...

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When you get to 10+ years of 60+ hour weeks worry about burnout

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Most of burnout isn’t the hours - if the work is interesting, the people are fun to be around, or you have an idea of when the grind will end, it makes things easier.

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This was me. “Burned out” on 30hrs/wk of boring, dead-end, menial, no-upside work.

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First 60 hrs a week and you get worried. Lol. You might be in the wrong line of work.

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I think it’s incredibly unhealthy that we, as a profession, treat long hours as a point of pride rather than something to be regretted.

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"Privileged"??? Won't mean squat in the long run. Learn to live

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Get a routine down, try to workout a few times a week, keep an optimized diet.

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It’s our time to burn out and make a place for ourselves. I realize that this may not be for everyone but be warned that this is going to be common, so keep asking yourself if it’s going to be worth it for you in the long run

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80+ hours a week, every week for two years now 😪

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