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When You’re Stuck in a Rut

Even if you believe deeply in the mission behind the work you’re doing, you might still have trouble getting back into your work after taking time off. It may be that you’re just bored with the set of tasks you’re performing.

Work on concepts like flow suggests that people are most engaged with their work when they’re working right at the limit of what they’re capable of doing, and where each action succeeds and naturally leads to the next. If you’re not getting this sense of daily engagement, the job you’re in may no longer be a challenge for you.


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The Mountain Seems too High to Climb

Vacations take you out of the office, and that creates physical and mental distance from your work.

When it comes to working, distance is a double-edged sword. It can help you think about your priorities, but it can also make the volume of what you have to accomplish seem insurmount...


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Nothing Seems That Important

When you go on vacation, you realign your priorities.

When you get back to the workplace, you may need to convince yourself that the collection of tasks you’re doing is worth the effort. 

Take the time to look at the work you’ve done. What are the bi...


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Going Back To Work After Vacation

Going Back To Work After Vacation

Taking time away to relax, reflect, and recharge comes with several benefits. Yet there are times when your vacation ends but your motivation to dive back into work doesn’t follow.

If you work remotely, it may be particularly difficult to get back into your routine...


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Having work and tasks that we feel real have meaning behind and enjoy doing for the sake of doing is ideal to achieve flow. Money. Awards. Praise. These can be byproducts of the flow work you do, but they cannot be the core motivation behind what you’re doing.

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