Take a Break!
I speak to myself as I write this.
I know people in various states of poverty and wealth. Strangely enough, the ones I see taking life a bit easier and taking the time out are the ones with less money.
I know that entrepreneurs are notorious for working long hours and never taking time off which is why they have the money but the corollary to that is the fact that they rarely take a break.
As with many of my posts there is no direct lesson or point here but we think about our lives we have to remember that it isn’t the work we will look back upon and smile but the time spent with people we love.
Take a break.
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I agree that sometimes driven people are reluctant to take a break, but it is important to leave things behind for a day in order to recharge yourself and come back to it refreshed.
Working all the time without taking a break puts you on the fast track to getting burned out.
It’s ok to take a break. I think it is a really healthy thing to do. When I go too long without taking some time for myself I begin to make mistakes and get quite grouchy.
I feel sorry for people who do not allow themselves to take a break. I know a few people who are like this, and I think that they are missing out on their children’s childhoods, their friends’ youthful energy, and their own prime years. It is a shame.
I can only echo what others have said. Have a break, have a kit kat. You are doing yourself no favours by working yourself into the ground. You health and well being is as important, if not more so, than what you are aiming to achieve.
Remember, at the end of the day, you can’t always be a hero, you are allowed to be a human being after all 🙂
I agree with you and Chris P. We are only human at the end of the day. Taking some time out for yourself is not a luxury, it is a necessity.
Unfortunately many people don’t get this message until it’s too late. It is sad to see people missing out on living because they refuse to stop bringing their work everywhere they go.
I stay up too late doing work. My family spends time without me, and it really gets me down.
When I don’t take a break I get frustrated with myself and the people around me. It makes me much more pleasant to be around when I can get away from things for a day or two.
I read an article that stated that people who take several short vacations are more relaxed than those who take one long one. The best part of my vacation is the anticipation.
I can tell it’s time for a break when I start to feel uninspired and irritated by small things. Putting everything aside makes me feel happy to return to it and tackle the challenges.
Thanks for a reminder. Some of us need to take time to enjoy life!
Even a long weekend gataway will do!
Far too often I find myself so wrapped up in my work that I do not take a break. When I continue this behavior for a long period of time, I find myself irritable and completely drained. Once I get to this point I am of no good use to anyone. I think your advice is great because sometimes a person just needs to be reminded to take a break. We all need that time to relax, recharge, and spend that quality time with the ones we love.
We all partake of life’s riches, refusing to take life itself. Not realizing that in order to get we must give. so we deny ourselves of happiness, and neglect rest, denying that which the Lord himself wanted for us. so we go ahead and bargain our life, and love, In exchange for this money. realizing in the end that we have become lonely.
We want as much to have a rich yet fulfilled life. We have heard so much stories of people who got rich but died unhappy. I guess there is really a truth to what was stated in wallace wattles book. bringin riches in a competitive manner only stresses us.
Everyone needs to take break, refresh, relax. This allows you to gain better perspective and gives you better chance to be creative with your work. Looking at thing from different angles can do wonders.
Everyone needs a breather. We’ve all seen those movies where some old person dies because he worked too much all his life.
Cheers to all the wise people here who know the value of taking time for family and friends and one?s self.
Taking time off is an investment in one?s self, no doubt.