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What do you do on a typical Sunday?

I feel like my life apart from work is an empty void, and now when I have a Sunday off I have no idea what to do.

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(1) challenge your brain in a different way (e.g. learn a new language, pick up chess, get good at the NYT crossword)
(2) do something artistic (e.g. pick up photography, take a pottery throwing class, learn to knit a scarf, do some DIY for your apartment)
(3) get active (e.g. take some lessons in a new sport like tennis, golf or skiing, join a run club, get a dog or borrow a friends and go for walks/hikes outside)

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I live in a region of the country where everyone is here either for the outdoors or for the Church. I am here for the outdoors so if I'm not working, I'm skiing, trail running, rock climbing, hiking, mountaineering, etc. You have to figure out what your thing is, some activities are geographically dependent, but my time outdoors is vital for my mental health and to destress. If you're in an urban area, you might consider joining a running club or rock climbing gym - these are great places to socialize, learn new skills, and get a good workout in.

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Take a walk with a senior partner, read a book about the firm’s history, hang with a work friend, land a museum as a client-think about a case and bill as you sit and wallow.

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YES. 🤣 this is everything.

I recommend going outside and becoming friends with people who are not lawyers. It will make your life more interesting and give you something to do on the days you have off.

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Also helps to put work problems in perspective.
- "We didn’t close Friday because they suddenly decided to add new opinions to the settled form."
- "😕 Ah, that sucks? So where are we going for lunch?"

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Get er’body ready for church (3 kids), go to church, naptimes, clean as much as we can, have parents/siblings over for dinner and games ❤️

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Hah, I made gumbo for my oldests’ baby blessing get-together when we were still in Utah, and so many people had never had it before!

Take a walk, read a book, cook a meal, hang with a friend, go to a museum—do something other this sit and wallow.

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I think it's concerning to say that your life outside of work is an empty void. You need to remember that this job ain't loyal to you and you shouldn't be loyal to it. With that being said, built a life that doesn't revolve around your career. Make friends, watch movies, read the Bible, pray, have a hobby. Do something because I promise you, you can't take this career to the grave.

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I don’t work on weekends period. Work isn’t my life. The sooner you learn this, the happier you’ll be.

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I think if you do good work, work efficiently, and are responsive within the expectations you’ve set, people will want to work with you.

As a senior associate, I’d rather get quality work product on Tuesday (from a junior associate that doesn’t work weekends) than a pile of crap from someone on Sunday or Monday morning.

There’s a couple good stories in the Clayton Christensen book i mentioned above to the same effect.

Sir this is a PG-13 forum.

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Woah woah woah. Did you just assume my gender?!!!!

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All of the above about you probably need to find hobbies and friends outside of work. You are not alone though, I think it’s a challenge for many of us. But also, be kind to yourself. You’ve worked hard all week and it is OK to rest, recuperate and do nothing on Sundays! Fight the urge to feel like you’re doing something wrong and embrace it! Lazy Sundays are the highlight of my week.

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Ah! Season 2 is out?!???

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Check email. Read. JO. Read some more. Plan the week ahead.

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Drink and watch TV until it's a reasonable time to go to sleep so I can wake up and go to work

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I go to church.

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I work out, play video games, cook and play with my cat.

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Ugh, unfortunately I am a gay Man and I literally meant my beloved cat… so there are no other “cats” I spend my Sunday playing with

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Usually some sort of hobby. In winter it’s skiing. Otherwise hang with family/friends. Sometimes have a few drinks. Definitely not work.

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Take it easy in the morning, go for a hike with my dog and some friends when the weather is nice, get stuff done around the house. Tonight I have a first date so FML.

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Let us know how it goes please!!

Go to the gym, get brunch with friends, check out the shops in my neighborhood, play video games, read, spend hours down some kind of internet rabbit hole, cook, catch up on work, have sex

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Going hiking with my dog, ride my bike, take an exercise class, hit brunch/ dinner with friends, check out a cafe and bring a book. I’m sorry your life feels that way but that means you need to make time for yourself, do not ruin your one time on earth in this body be stolen overworking for a job that does not care that much about you

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Lol, life doesn’t stop. I went to Ultra MIA music festival this weekend. Left the scene around midnight. Was at work at 8:30am, w a depo that started at 10am

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I did not 🙈

Work out. Drink some beers. Read a book.

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Beers and reading - perfect human.

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Get coffee and brunch with my husband, hang out with friends, do some chores, snuggle with cat on couch. ❤️

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Hii guys,

Last week wipro sent me loi which I had accepted with the date of joining on the next week. Meanwhile I got the better offer and I joined the another company. So do I need to inform wipro hr that I won't be joining. Since they have not releases the offer letter yet. Or can I decline the offer once they send it. Which will be more better way. Please suggest🙏

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Hii guys,
Need help, i have been actively apply for QA engineer, automation tester role on LinkedIn. But not getting any mails or calls for interview. Even getting mails like sorry unable to proceed with your application.

What to do? I have 1.7 years of experience

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