Posts tagged rest
What did you spend your weekend doing?

What did you spend your weekend doing?

I want to ask this question of you, not to shame, compare or applaud, but only that you might ask it of yourself. I don’t need to know what you did — it really doesn’t matter. What matters is that you are aware of how you are spending your time.

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Here are 10 things you should start doing for you

1. If you need time for yourself, just tell people "I'm busy" - it's a legitimate excuse.

"In a world of distraction and competing demands, mental focus is a scarce yet precious commodity. If you want more of it, you will have to be intentional about getting it." -Michael Hyatt

2. Stop checking email when you leave work - rarely is anything so urgent that you can't wait to read and respond to it till the next morning.

"“BIF” stands for “before I forget” and refers to emails sent on evenings or weekends out of fear of forgetting a to-do or follow-up. This sets a mutual expectation of 24/7 work hours and causes a plethora of problems." -Tim Ferriss

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The Art of the Mini-Sabbatical

In that moment I was grounded. I could feel the fire. I could taste the coffee. I could hear the music. I soaked it all in, intentionally ingraining the memory in my mind. Surrounding me sat some of the men who I respect most in life and my stomach was full on southern cooking - it couldn't get much better than that.

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