I've been a burnout denier. But life is a funny thing.
Software engineers are strange creatures. Most of the old school ones are here because of passion. And when you mix passion and job, the outcome can’t be burnout, right? Right?! 😣
Well, wrong. It can. So here I am. Burnt out. And I did my retrospective. In my new essay on burnout I explain how I got there, how to identify burnout, and a potential cure to burnout. Check it out: An Essay on Burnout.