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The Badge Of Busy

The Badge Of Busy

Our perpetual busyness only encourages and grows our culture's obsession with work and being a workaholic.

We pride ourselves with how busy our schedules are working or going out with friends, but we rarely ever do make time for ourselves.

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In our current society which has never ending workloads, having control over your own time is better than having someone else control it.

Resting is never a bad thing to do. Most especially if being able to rest gives us peace of mind, a sense of clarity, and stability.

As Max Frenzel once said about rest: it is an“investment into productivity, and into creativity.”

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With having a strong work ethic, one must also have a rest ethic that is just as strong. To be able to function in our best, we must find the time to give ourselves proper rest. Think of it as breathing; if you keep inhaling, there will come a point where you'll reach your limits and need to exhale.

Burnouts are incredibly common nowadays and so it is even more reason to give yourself a well-deserved break.

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Emotional agility is the capacity to be healthy with our thoughts, emotions and our being.

Our emotions need a level of gentle acceptance and compassion, as they are not good or bad by themselves. Self-hustling ourselves and trying to bring out only positive emotions does not work, because when we suppress certain emotions, they get amplified or show themselves in some other form.

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No matter what the official line is, the workplace is an environment filled with subtle ideas, myths and working styles that distort our understanding of people.

We need to discard the myths and attempt to diminish the power of perception and the mental landscapes that shape our reality.

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Prevent Tiredness

General tiredness affects the majority of people.

Here are a few basic ideas to have all-day energy:

  1. Respect your body's sleep cycle
  2. Move around
  3. Moderate coffee intake.

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