Taking a break?

Hello fellow campers!

So far I have been dedicating myself to progression in my development learning every day for about 30-35 days now (building projects, FCC, writing notes, taking courses, tutorials ect) and I finally feel like I want to take a days break.

So I am after some opinions/personal experiences: Is this the most important time to keep going?
Or is it better to take that break?

I have heard that when learning new skills, when you feel like putting it down or taking time away that this is absolutely when you should keep going. I still very much consider myself a beginner, picking up a lot of the basics of modern page layout, and the implementation of Javascript into web pages.

So my question is - Take the break, or push on?

It may sound like a silly question, but I really don’t want to go backwards in my learning, any input would be greatly appreciated, thank you campers.

If you need to take a day, take a day. If you need to change your schedule to take a day off a month or a week or whatever, do that. It’s not a race, but a long-term practice so the important thing is that you aren’t breaking the habit.


I don’t see anything wrong with that but anything longer than a few days for me and I start to forget stuff I just learned and didn’t get a handle on yet. That is just me though. Most times when I want a break I take one.

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Thank you for the input guys, I’m definitely building on the idea of it being a long-term learning experience, last thing I wan’t to do is go backwards though, thanks for taking the time :heart:

It’s definitely worth taking a break before you burnout. When learning new things, especially difficult things like programming, consistency and hard work are critical so you’re doing a good job there.

But there comes a time where you need to let your subconscious mind process the information. Let it marinate in your brain, so to speak. Yes you might forget a few things, but you may also have some new thoughts and “ah ha” moments you haven’t had before.