I woke up one August morning to find a letter waiting on my dining room table. The only words were "I love you. I believe."
It was from my girlfriend. It had been a long few months of tireless work for the both of us, and we often found ourselves wondering if things would ever get better. It seemed like a hopeful low point in our lives as we were both consumed by timelines and obligations.
Little did we know that August was just the beginning of a 6 month stretch that would slowly take its toll on our lives.
A while back Kieran Tie struck a chord with me in an article he wrote about the subject.
Burning out is more common than we think; it's a topic that doesn't fair well in the "everything is fine" blueprint for western civilization. Burnout can