Beware of burnout whilst teaching yourself how to code

Amina Adewusi
May 3 · 3 min read
Burnout is real. Even for those at the earliest stages of their coding journey.

Why I broke down

I started crying. At first silently and I hoped that no one could see. Unfortunately I was right at the front of the room, so I was pretty much in full view of everyone. The tears just kept rolling down my cheeks. I could not stop them. And then I just started full on crying. I had tissues surrounding me. I was just broken.

What can we learn?

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