A rantbox

In need of recharging

Arty shot of decorative plants at working place

It's easy to have the blues and be out of energy in these times. Being confined to our homes, changing our ways and lives; not all bad, but a challenge to juggle young kids, work from home and other things.

On the other hand, one might find more free time on their hands because of eliminated home/work travel and such.

I do have a bunch of hobbies, all vying for my time: books, series, gaming (racing, OpenRA with friends), movies, running, writing software, chatting online, watching random YouTube videos, and quite a bit more, not to forget spending time with my lovely wife. This sometimes leads me to spend more time doing what I love than is good for my (night)rest, especially as my free time still is pretty limited, and mostly consists of a few hours in the evening when the kids have been put in bed.

Having my kids more at home than pre-SARS-CoV-2 is also taking energy, and work has some interesting deadlines looming over me.

All of this means I'm not feeling all that fresh and well-rested, however many morning walks I take to clear the cobwebs from my head. A few days off doing something on my own would be nice, but for now, taking care to get to bed a bit earlier might also be a good way to recharge, at least physical :)

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