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Took PTO to make it a four day weekend...first few hours back today and I already feel stressed out, anxious and like I want to quit. Burn out or just advertising?

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I think both. Everything is a lot more stressful now than normal and also this industry never gives us a break

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I’m sorry you’re feeling this way. The way I’ve been trying to look at my feelings like this is to remind myself that it’s possible that my stress could be about... I dunno the whole world being on fire. Try to take things a day at a time and let yourself feel how you want. But try not to make decisions until you’ve sussed out what is fueling your stress.

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