You spend in your job not only mental energy but also a lot of emotional energy. Think about the toll it takes to make tough decisions, to have difficult discussions with people you disagree with, to run against tight deadlines. You agreed tacitly to all those expenditures, your salary pays for it. What do you do to replenish your emotional energy? Spend quality time with good friends, take a walk in nature, read a book, create magic moments of joy in your life. You owe it yourself! You owe it to your company, as you will lose effectiveness and engagement with an empty battery!
You’re under pressure because you definitely started this important project too late. How