If you feel mentally and physically exhausted today, this week or seemingly all the time, you’re probably not getting enough “rest”. No matter what job you have or what type of person you are, everyone needs rest. It’s a time for restoration of your body and mind to rejuvenate you back to a state of optimal performance.
In today’s busy world, there is always another email to respond to, a meeting to attend or task to complete. As a result, life is constantly moving at a fast pace and with a sense of urgency. When this happens, everything else, including self-care, gets put on the back burner. To avoid becoming entirely exhausted and burned out, it is important to remember to rest and give yourself a break.
No matter what job you have or what type of person you are, everyone needs rest. It’s a time for restoration of your body and mind to rejuvenate you back to a state of optimal performance.
Mental rest vs “sleep”
Not only is it important to rest at night and get a good night’s sleep, it is equally as necessary to rest your mind during your waking hours too. Here are some suggestions for how you can rest your mind and body in addition to sleep:
Let us help you include “rest” in your daily routines
All of the above tips can work wonders on your physical and mental energy levels. Rest allows you to feel rejuvenated, motivated, and productive. It boosts your overall well-being in and outside of work so that you can lead the life you want to live.
Give yourself mental rest in addition to physical rest. You’ll see things from different angles, approach problems with new perspectives and increased energy. Through our productivity consulting, training or coaching, Simply Placed can help you create habits and routines that include rest in your day. Schedule your free, no-risk Discovery Call and get started today.
Debbie Rosemont is a Certified Professional Organizer, Productivity Consultant and Trainer and Owner of Simply Placed. Simply Placed teaches organized systems and productive habits that allow busy professionals to maximize their time, focus on their priorities, reduce stress, improve their customer service and increase their bottom line. She is the author of Six-Word Lessons to Be More Productive.
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