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Merriam-Webster defines 'burnout' as: exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration
That's pretty close to how I'm feeling right now. Maybe not quite burnt out, but I'm getting there. And unfortunately, blogging is part of that. I've been posting now more than ever before - almost every single day and with the Dazzling Debuts feature, I feel almost obligated to read, read, read. This, on top of not having a real job, but working at least 5 days a week, sometimes all 7, leaves me dead by the end of the day.
Sometimes, the last thing I want to do is pick up a book and read. Most of the time, I pull out a book, start to read or whip out my laptop to get to blogging/commenting and I wind up like this:
That's not to say I don't enjoy reading or blogging, but I'm working on finding a balance now.
If you're a fellow blogger, are you ever overwhelmed by your TBR pile or balancing blogging with work and life? How do you handle it all? Day to day life can be overwhelming for anyone, so if you have any de-stressing tips, please share them.