Like all streamers, I understand that grind to get as many followers, viewers, and subscribers as possible. But eventually, you come to a point where you are burnt out and lose the desire to stream. This is a sign.
That sign is you need a recharge. You need a break. And that's okay. Just like anything else, it's okay to take a step back and enjoy time to yourself. To recharge.
I, myself, have recently become burnt out. I used to stream every single day. Until I start streaming every other day, and then eventually losing my desire to go live. Yes, some of it had to do with seeing a lack of growth, but that wasn't the deciding factor. It came to a point where I just wanted to play games and not broadcast.
I know I'm not the only one who likes to game and not stream. But I'm also not the only one to figured I might as well stream if I'm going to game.
Yes, I had plenty of awesome moments on stream, I have a hell of a community in my chat. But at the end of the day, I was streaming for myself. And I was slowly starting to not enjoy it anymore.
So I figured it was time to step back, take time to myself. Take back my love of just gaming. And maybe someday soon I have to urge to go live again. My followers and friends all support me in my decision. Others not so much. Which is hardly a big deal.
It's not good for your mental health to force yourself to do something you don't enjoy.
So a message to all my fellow streamers - IT'S OKAY TO TAKE A BREAK.