• Does Rest Feel Out of Reach? Try the 52-17 Rule.

    Even if you’re struggling to schedule a vacation or take a day off, you can get a lot of bang for your buck by taking just a few minutes of rest throughout the day. Our bodies are hardwired to work in short spurts, and it’s no coincidence that we naturally break long stretches into bite-sized pieces. Studies show that those short periods of rest are powerful, and those who take regular breaks are often more productive and mentally healthy than those who don’t. 

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  • Authenticity, Shame, and Truth

    I don’t know why, but the subject of authenticity gets me all clammy. It feels so big and all-encompassing. Also, there’s the little matter of IT IS SCARY AS HELL. Because authenticity is nothing less than showing up fully yourself, and I can tell you right now that this idea perks up my perfectionist and my shame-monger in equal parts.

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