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Old 05-04-2019, 02:07 PM   #21
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eating an apple gives me a good boost of energy for a couple of hours..Just as effective as a red bull and much better for you.
I agree!

I bring two apples in my lunch box every day. I keep a bag of apples at my side while driving long distances and when my eyes get blurry slowly eating apples keeps my vision and senses super clear. In the past 3 months, I drove from Los Angeles to Idaho (850 miles) three times during the evening after working all day and I only stop for gas and short rest breaks. I think apples are probably the healthiest thing to eat on long drives.
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I ignore it because that's what you need to do. Tired and fatigue aren't the same. I consider fatigue more of a burn out syndrome. Doing the same thing until boredom is a good way to be fatigued. Working on something that no matter how hard you try just will not come together leads to fatigue.

Normal work just leads to being tired. I rarely feel fatigued. But I definitely have been burned out. That's when I'll usually choose a money losing job that is very enjoyable to do. Something creative and thought provoking. Which is usually something that takes a lot of time that you just can't justify getting paid for. On occasion I'm able to do both, enjoy the job and get paid good for doing it. The piano re-purposing was one of those jobs. On the other hand those Walnut Wheels was not. But it was very enjoyable to do and got me away from making boxes.
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Nothing too special, just the basics. I drink as much water as I can with my phone monitoring my intake, I limit my intake of alcohol (as tempting as that may be) and caffeine (feel more tired after the high coffee gives), we make our bed as enticing for sleep (recently bought bamboo pillows that seem fussy to maintain but do feel nice) and prioritize a good night's sleep and do a few stretches. Also set holidays where I take a complete break from the job, but take on activities that still make my hands useful - rarer though.
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