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Take your PTO to prevent burnout. But actually.

Some cultures and bosses may frown on PTO. But taking it is good for you and your company. Bon voyage.
Take your PTO to prevent burnout. But actually.
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How I Quit Burnout issue #36 (Get it in your inbox next Tuesday)

My story

In the peak of hustle culture in the 2010s, taking time off was so uncool. Amidst the rise of influencers telling you to work every moment at your job, on your side hustle, and on yourself when were you supposed to take time off? Why would you!? There was always more to do!

You could sleep and rest later, they said.

Despite majorly dragging, I tried to follow this advice as much as possible. I tried to squeeze my PTO into the least amount of days possible so I maximized my time logged on.

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