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    24 Ways To Tell You Don't Understand Work-Life Balance

    These may be warning signs.

    1. You've forgotten what sunlight looks like.

    2. Lunch is eaten at your desk...if it's eaten at all.

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    And it's not always the best...

    3. You're making some slightly dumb mistakes due to exhaustion.

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    Email, in particular, is a continual risk.

    4. You can't remember the last meal you cooked.

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    Takeaway it is!

    5. Friends have stopped even trying to get you to do things.

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    Worse, you don't even really notice.

    6. Relationships are a vague memory from a long time ago.

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    7. Coffee is pretty much the only thing keeping you upright.

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    8. You're looking forward to meetings, just to get away from your email.

    9. Conference calls are time to multi-task on other work.

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    Assuming you don't get asked a question while not listening. Which you will.

    10. Even your boss is starting to get worried about you.

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    Though that's no excuse for this cruel and unusual punishment.

    11. Yet you're not getting closer to getting any time off.

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    12. Though let's be honest, you'd spend it checking email anyway...

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    (Actually Scaremail is an extension to disrupt NSA surveillance. Check It Out)

    13. Dramatic quitting videos are bookmarked on your browser.

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    You've got a song planned and everything.

    14. You're also becoming less and less tolerant of your co-workers.

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    15. You're becoming increasingly familiar with times you didn't previously know existed.

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    Who knew Tuesday had this many hours?

    16. Your work is consistently penetrating your dreams.

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    It's hard to even be sure what's real anymore.

    17. Logging timesheets is an epic task.

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    No, I don't remember what I did at 7:36 on Thursday five weeks ago. I was at work though, pretty sure of that.

    18. Lack of sleep means you're actually coming up with some awesome ideas.

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    Briefly awesome. Then terrible.

    19. Alcohol has stopped being fun, and is now mostly therapuetic.

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    It's not good therapy, but still.

    20. There is no chance that you'll take any more work on.

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    Except you will, because you have to.

    21. Staring at a computer is the only hobby you have left.

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    22. You're having problems that aren't even making sense.

    23. You've given up on actually getting all the work done.

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    It's Sisyphus for the digital age.

    24. And yet you just keep slogging on.

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