# burnout is personal > There is no universally accepted point at which unpaid labour is deemed too high or unmanageable, and substantial between-person differences in personality traits, home standards, preferences, and acceptability of competing time trade-offs complicate this assessment[[(Ervin et al., 2022)#^9uodu]] [[some studies have put a time on how much unpaid work leads to changes in mental health]] [[if the life you’ve crafted for yourself is too heavy, it’s too heavy]]