Burnout Hell

Content Warning:

This episode talks about various mental health episodes such as burnout and depression.

Here we are, the last episode of this season of The Art of Sysadmin. I left the heaviest topic for last.

Here is a rough list of things I talk about in this episode:

  • what is burnout?
  • what causes it?
  • overwork
  • not enough personal time
  • work intruding on personal time
  • fighting fires
  • what does it feel like?
  • feeling empty inside
  • feeling dead inside
  • depressive episodes
  • lack of self confidence
  • how do we prevent and/or mitigate it?
  • work-life balance
  • setting aside time specifically for personal growth and enjoyment
  • self care and balance
  • fuck capitalism, go home

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