Burnout in Software Development Demystified
Knowledge workers, especially in software development suffer from an inherent absence of fairness, where the usual ‘tangible’ indicators of work like staying late at work doing overtime are rewarded by the managers.
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Working from home does not necessarily mean we are enjoying life and can’t be in stress. Work can feel dull and monotonous as there is comparatively less movement or change of scenery.
With most interactions becoming virtual, one can feel trapped in this scenario with nothing to look forward to.
Burnout is experienced in a different shade at home, where the symptoms tend to be tiredness, confusion, forgetfulness, frustration and anger. As the mood starts to dip slowly, the mind reaches a low state, from which it is hard to climb back.
Taking a vacation is a great idea, to begin with, even if you don’t really go anywhere. The idea is to take a break from your work.