If I wasn't on anti-depressants I would be cowering in a cave and cancelling all my appointments.

I only have 3 hobby projects and I can't make consistent progress on any of them, which is setting me up for disappointing others involved in them. Problem is I spend my few hours after work recovering from the intense work day rather than my hobby projects, and as a result make no hobby progress.

@chexxor Take a few days of rest, if you need them. Why not.
When your passion for your hobby project comes you will do that then. Little steps..

@chexxor I haven't made any progress on any of my hobby projects or readings in the last few months, but I think that's fine. You can't always be on top of things and you don't have to always be making progress or improve. Taking the time to do something else or even just relax is also important.

@suppi Thanks for the encouragement. I'm part of a reading group with 2 other people, so I'll adjust their expectations of my progress per month. I'm also working on a documentation project with another person, and that person is making much more progress than I am able, which makes me feel down.

Anyways, I'll try to keep things realistic. Good reminder.

@chexxor focus on stress reduction and your health. Then your energy for hobby projects will come back.

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