Source: Alex Lickerman M.D., Taking a Break | Psychology Today
Today, we wanted to focus on productivity. In particular, that rest is part of growth.
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🏋🏼♂️Rest Develops Strength:
Just like how our muscles need rest to after exercise, our brains need to rest after being challenged in order to become more resilient.
Rest is not a reward it is a necessity.
🧘🏾Not That Kind of Rest:
Sleep isn’t always rest from the kind of things that can cause mental stress.
Vacations away may be a break from your usual environment but your thought are still with you.
“Wherever you go, there you are. “
“Distraction works when the thing we’re using to distract ourselves is genuinely engaging: something that truly takes our mind off our stress by taking it onto something else.” – Alex Lickerman M.D.
📖Ways to Rest Your Mind:
– Movies and TV
🤔How do you achieve ways to rest your mind:
Creating boundaries for ourselves can help support a balance you need to achieve the best you can be. 💫