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How many of you take a break on weekends?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by bk071, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Weekends must be really cool if you work all the week long and then just relax on weekends.
    Well, as of now, I keep working my ass off even on weekends 'cause these days I'm busy with some big projects which require hell lot of time. (I wish there were 48 hours in a day :p )
    But once the hard part is over, I plan to do fun stuff on weekends.

    What about you guys, do you keep working like me or just give yourself a break?

    Happy weekend,
    Bk...
     
  2. mightybh

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    Not really. I work whenever I need to work. If I wake up on Sunday and can't sleep, I do some work. I have to check my arbitrage stats every few hours just in case something goes wrong and I end up spanking a ton of money away. I don't work much in terms of hours per day but I do work 24/7. In the last 5 years or so I think I had maybe 2 or 3 proper days off.
     
  3. mrtick

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    A man has to rest himself. I used to do a lot of my reading (WSOs and whatnot) on the weekends. But I came to realize that a man needs his rest and time with his family.

    Matter of fact, I'm coming to a point where I outsource everything or put together a staff for it.
     
  4. _Chip_

    _Chip_ Senior Member

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    Right!
    Taking rest and maintaining healthy sleep cycle and lifestyle is very important if you intend to live longer without getting afflicted with dreaded diseases in your 30s!
     
  5. Parfum

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    practice some sports, its a kind of taking a break too :)
     
  6. kallen

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    nope... I'm a workaholic, even though half my work is not really "work" but more like research or whatever. Like everyone else said tho, it is important to take time off and relax, I'm just not one who is able to do that... high anxiety I guess.
     
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    I try to leave my weekends for "family time" but it doesn't always happen. So what I started doing this last few months is getting up early to get my work done. This way I can at least visit my parents and take the gf out.

    You also want to include some exercise into your busy schedule. This will help you stay more focused, will give you more energy and it will keep you looking younger.

    Ahh, and make sure you also get some good sleep!:)
     
  8. GreenGoblin

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    I take a break, well don't know if u call it a break...i ponder most of the day about how to go about marketing a project that's up and coming, and i network with people on BHW and other forums, mostly here thou...so i guess i never take a break.
     
  9. SaraJ

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    I plan on working during my free time but won't say no to events, family functions, and social outings. This way I might end up having a booked weekend and not working but if nothing is going on I'm still doing projects. Everyday for me feels like a work day but it's wide open to do whatever I want as well.
     
  10. Sleinad

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    I work whenever I can. But I go through stages of working like crazy and then doing hardly anything. I also get as much exercise as I can a day. Even if its just half an hour on the exercise bike.
     
  11. Autumn

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    I used to work non-stop but these days I try to take a proper weekend break.

    You can work in a much more focused manner (when you do actually work) if you are taking proper breaks. Plus, there's no point in putting all this effort in to make money if you can't go and get crunk at the weekends now and then. :D
     
  12. JasonG

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    Yeah - I gotta break every once in a while - considering this isn't even my full time job. I am a 3rd grade teacher also and those kids take some energy to control so, I usually get home, put a couple hours in on the computer, and then a solid 4 or 5 hours on Saturday and Sunday but, I've got to stay sane you know? :)
     
  13. sirgold

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    Break? Does this mean something a part from the coding statement? ;)
     
  14. GreenGoblin

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    reinrien coded for 14 hours straight 1 day, amazing
     
  15. MiLiTARYiV

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    I work 4-5 hours each day and usually one day out the week I work all day.
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    I usually never ever work Saturdays.

    Also I am about 90% complete on learning coding. i try to learn it once a week as well

    Most of my business is automated now and I try to stay on my set schedule.

    Heck cutting yard takes almost one day out my time. I m a busy man
     
  16. KlaAz0r

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    everyday I go to school from 9-5, 1 hour in the train. 6 I have dinner and till 11 I work and sadly sometimes I have to do a lot of work also in the weekend

    is it worth it? yes
     
  17. DellPrinter

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    i sometimes unplug my computers for weeks at a time..It feel amazing its like the days last 10X longer