Sent on December 28th, 2021

The subject of this letter describes what I was doing for the past 2 months.

This year I spent a lot of time working. A day job and a side project and a podcast which were demanding my time every week, constantly. I did not take any proper breaks. It didn’t feel I needed a break. I was enjoying and having fun with all of them.

Then it all came on me suddenly. Don’t know if I should call it burnout, but it is probably that.

I just stopped doing everything except my day job. And it felt nice. I didn’t want to spend my free time on anything other than relaxing.

I realised this.

I broke me by using me without supporting me.

Descale, by Chan (Source that inspired this writing)

I did some reflecting on the things I’ve done this year and what I want to do the next year. I summarised them in this tweet.

I suggest you take some time off for descaling as well. Let me know what you think about this by replying to this email.

See you next year 👋

Happy Holidays

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