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Balance Beyond the Grind: Navigating Burnout in a Busy World

 Ouff, it’s been a while since the last time I wrote anything. I will begin to say that teaching at college has been challenging, rewarding but also time-consuming. As I went into preparing a class a month away from the finish line, I realized I have been spending my weekends entirely doing research, preparing schoolwork and grading assignments; I have stopped doing the things that I enjoy doing. Which brings me to contemplate life from a different angle.  I consider myself a well-organized individual who takes pride in how I invest my time. I love to layout my week on Sundays as I try to be my most productive self; but lately I feel I have to drag my feet to find a time to do the things that I need to do. I have stopped hacking and working on my personal projects on the weekends and all for some little bit extra cash. Today’s culture asks us to be this way I blame, but I’m not sure if it is that or just me that is trying to find a culprit to my low levels of motivation. Things are goi