If you’re listening to this podcast in real time, Thanksgiving is a little over 1 week away and to show my gratitude I thought maybe–juuuuust maybe–this episode might be exactly what you might need: why, when and how to take a BREAK.
A few years ago, I made a pact to myself that I would always be improving. And while I regularly practice yoga, have routine visits to a massage therapist, and weekly acupuncture treatments, there’s still one thing I’m improving… healing my mind.
I'm the type of person who over-thinks over-thinking. I lay in bed at night unable to sleep because I'm making lists of things to do (grocery lists, email lists, to-do lists, people-to-hug lists), and finding ways to continue following my dreams.
>>But sometimes thinking gets in the way living and this causes my brain to succumb to stress and lethargy.<<
In light of this, JD and I carve time in our calendars to just be. We share a Google calendar and block out days for resting and catching up…and we also add time for vacations.
We've discovered that every time we return from a vacation, we've got a new idea to execute or a project that'll push us creatively.
The minute we prioritized rejuvenation, the more effective we were throughout the year.
Whether it’s a week on a tropical island or a staycation in our small apartment, these breaks were exactly what my brain needed.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Signs to take a break
- How often to take a break
- How to prepare to take a break
As you know, we’re not the Energizer Bunny… we’re not meant to go, go, go without a moment to rest. Hustler, I want to empower you (and maybe challenge you) to show yourself some immense LOVE by giving your body and mind the time to heal and reset. Click play >>HERE<< to learn how and then leave an iTunes review for the Jasmine Star Show!
Enjoy your time off, friend… You deserve it.