"While burnout is linked to long hours, poor work-life balance and our glamourisation of overwork, boreout happens when we are bored by our work to the point that we feel it is totally meaningless. Our job seems pointless, our tasks devoid of value. (...) Harju says the fundamental experience of boreout is meaninglessness – “the experience that the work doesn’t really have any purpose, that there’s no point”.

bbc.com/worklife/article/20210

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@antanicus thanks for posting this. I quit a job because of this and my wife thought I was crazy a bit 😄

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