“A stuffed diary is counter-productive.”
Today we’re going to be talking about one of the BIGGEST lies that we can tell ourselves – that filling every single hour of our day with productive work is the only way to get the most done.
We often hear tales of successful people who have got to where they are today through relentlessly working, being endlessly busy, and surviving off a minimal amount of sleep.
But the truth is, it’s a fallacy…
In reality, failing to rest for most of us is a fast-track to burning out, getting down, reducing our productivity, and negatively impacting our well-being.
It’s scientifically proven to boost our memory, our decision-making skills, and our productivity. So why do we forget to do it? And what exactly IS rest?
Well in today’s episode I dig deep into the idea of rest, debunk the myths, and show you how by actually allowing yourself to slow down, you can become more efficient, more creative, and make better music for it.
So if you feel like you’re going at a million miles an hour to get to where you want to be, have some time out, take a breather, and tune in.
📄 Read the transcript here
- Rest is not a waste of time.
- Scheduling in time to rest is important.
- Creativity is about moving outside of our comfort zone, and if we get too tired, we’re likely to avoid that.
- Pure fun and distraction are good reasons to do something.
- “A stuffed diary is counter-productive.”
- “Rest is not a waste of time. Continuously working when you are tired and mentally drained is a waste of time.”
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