Have you been feeling the pressure to try and optimize just about everything in your life? I know I have, and ooooo weee it can be stressful.

Take breaks every hour so you can be more productive.”

Habit stack!”

Take time to idle, take naps, look around and notice things.”

I’ve found myself looking at my phone while I “watch” TV, searching for my ear buds so I can listen to a podcast when I’m washing dishes, and impulse buying books & online courses.

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve been thinking more and more about taking a little break so that instead of finding a new way or thing to optimize, I practice more of the things I’ve already learned and haven’t given them the real chance of settling in and serving me. I’m looking for more balance here.

Just like physical exercise, rest and recovery is important for long-term gains. The same is true with all of the mental exercises we perform every day. We need periods of time to rest and recover, cognitively. If you’re interested in what I’m trying to do, drop me a note, I’d love to hear from you.

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