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What does everyone actually do when they’re on the bench?

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The first week is usually time to destress from travel and wrap up old project, while working out more and eating well. Week two usually means the exploration of new skills, typically through online learning. I’m usually pulled into something after two weeks...

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Sleep, food, censored, repeat.

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Netflix, PlayStation, gym, nap, repeat.

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Sleep. Doctor/dentist appointments. Gym. Lunch with doctor/nurse/stay at home mom friends. Work around the house I’ve been putting off.

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Genuine help needed.
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What does it mean and what shall I do now?

It would really helpful.

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