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What do you guys do when you’re feeling extremely burnt out from work? Been working crazy hours and projects have been bumpy. Could really use a break but got no more vacation days left...

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A few things I do: 1. Book a fancy hotel for the weekend in my city and do nothing but watch movies, drink and order food. 2. Go on a weekend getaway with friends. Doesn’t have to be crazy, just eventful enough that you’re getting your mind off of things

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Take an actual lunch break even if you have block it off your calendar. Go work at the library (and sneak in a couple chapters of your favorite book). Go for a walk for fresh air. Drive somewhere completely random for the weekend. Take a weekend cooking class. This may or may not have been parts of my own burnt out list. You’ve gotta let your brain wander and regroup

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Go for a big hike. Seriously. An-hour’s-long one. With significant elevation change. You won’t have any mental capacity to think about anything. For me getting the body moving helps get the mind moving. I like a do-nothing beach vacay as much as the next person, but they don’t help me get through that brain-melted burnout.

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Sick days or talk to manager for comp days since you worked crazy hours

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Quit and go to another place that respects your life.

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Meth.

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