Developer Who Burned Out

It all started with small things. Being late from meetings, missing things in code reviews, not answering IMs. We all have bad days, you may think. Finishing tasks started taking longer and longer, complete days without any development. Everything seemed dull and uninteresting. Skipping most of the meetings with some excuse started to feel normal. Taking long naps in the middle of the day being the only escape from watching random YouTube videos. We all have bad weeks, you may think.

Nobody noticed when it all started spiraling down faster and faster in to the rabbit hole. It all…