Combating the Stress and Burnout through your craft

Jatin B
2 min readFeb 28, 2024
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So you just wrapped up and delivered a high-priority feature for that high-value client project. The project on which you and your team has spent countless hours already. And it still needs countless hours of development. Or if you’re from the management or sales background and just closed the deal on which you have worked so hard to arrange.

Burnout and stress, either both or surely one, will come out to be as the by-products from the above instance. Just like light when it hits a surface, gets converted into multiple forms of energies with heat as the by-product. Burnout and stress are like those by-products. Just like heat, sometimes these are also needed to be dealt before they become intensive and start affecting your health, your productivity or usually both.

One way to deal with these by-products is through your hobbies. Engaging in creative activities can serve as a powerful tool for managing stress and preventing burnout. Whether it’s painting, writing, gardening, or any other form of artistic expression. Immersing yourself in your ONE craft offers a much needed therapeutic outlet to alleviate tension and recharge the mind.

The process of indulging in your hobby allows you to enter a state of flow, where you’re fully absorbed in the present moment, FREE from worries and distractions. This focused playtime creates a sense of calm and relaxation, counteracting the effects of stress on both the mind and body.

Making your hobby a regular part of your day is important for preventing burnout. Even if it’s just a little bit every day, it can make a big difference in how you feel. By doing something you enjoy, you can reduce stress, be more creative, and feel happier overall.

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Jatin B

A toy dismantler turned Sherlock of tech , a whimsical explorer in a world of gadgets!🕵️‍♂️ Got stories (with learning) living personal & professional life.