Yeah, that makes sense. Better to take a break than risk burning out, especially since you've already experienced it several times before.
I generally try to get something productive done during the weekend, but I don't push myself to count the hours or give myself deadlines. That way, I can feel more relaxed which still achieving stuff. And when I say productive, it doesn't always have to be work related. I try to invest some time in my hobbies as well.
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