While giving up these things in the short term is doable, in the long run, working around the clock can leave you feeling burnt out, unmotivated, and overtime could jeopardize your creative career. Some common indicators are; trouble sleeping, irritability, challenges concentrating, tiredness, lack of motivation, and feeling overwhelmed. Another example is as a video editor; you not only spend time editing, you also organize clips, back up your work on a safety hard drive, make revisions, send emails, etc.
Schedule at least one to two free days each month to unwind, catch up on hobbies, and hang out with good company so that you are refreshed, and you can perform at your best when you are working. Creating short deadlines instills a sense of urgency, causing people to focus on the….