Right now, I feel incredibly burned out. I can’t really bring myself to work on my projects or even lessons and end up simply staring at my code, sometimes for literal hours on end, scrolling through it repeatedly. My job involves programming (though not quite related to FCC - I’m looking at micro controllers there) and I just have lost all passion on both this site and at work to the point I am considering changing my major to something non programming related, or maybe even moving away from STEM altogether simply because I can’t get myself to think.
I do believe you can put enough effort into anything and you’ll eventually get good at it, but the previous interest and fascination with coding has just seemed to vanish, maybe I’ll just come back to it as a hobby in a few months. I’ve tried to simply not touch anything coding related for a weekend to get myself a break but it is a little bit difficult when I ultimately go back to work every Monday, we’ll see how I feel after a long Thanksgiving break.
Still, has anyone pulled themselves out of burnout like this, or is coding as a career just not for everyone? Regardless of what answers I get, I hope there are some good tips for myself or others who might be in a similar situation, I haven’t yet found anything that works for me other than occasionally brute-forcing myself to move on with a project.