There is a very interesting section in the State of DevOps 2019 report - Productivity.
In this section, the study claims that taking breaks from work helps reduce burnout and provides a list of recommendations on how to do it:
The study also claims that people from low-performing companies feel burned out twice as often as people from high-performing companies.
It makes sense. High performers have already established the development process, and operations are streamlined, so there’s hardly any reason for stress or burnout. So here’s another good reason to strive for high or even elite performance :)