How to cope with burnout

It's crunch time. You're coming in early. Staying late. But it's just until this last deadline. Until you deliver this last thing. But if you look back, it's been crunch time for as long as you can remember. There's always one more big project between you and finally being able to relax again. What is this high stress, always-on way of working doing to you? 

Burnout can happen when stress and overwork outpace your ability to heal and recuperate. Sufferers report difficulty sleeping, emotional and physical exhaustion, emotional changes and decreased ability to function in both their professional and personal lives. 

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Jessica works to foster more equal access to technical education and meaningful work in technology. Projects include Open Code meetups, Trans*Code and Pursuit Podcast.