One of the biggest mistakes people make is not making the time to take a break, short or long, to refresh, renew or re-treat themselves. And that’s a critical mistake if you want to optimize your performance to live a life of ‘Oh, yeah!’
Putting aside something significant like going on a developmental retreat, people often don’t take a coffee or lunch break, working constantly with the delusion that they can actually get more done that way – when research shows that’s clearly not the case.
In this week’s vlog I explain why most people resist taking a break. There’s actually a chemical addiction likely in place, hooking you on the chemicals of stress.
Plus I’ll address the two most common justifications for not taking a break and explain why they don’t really hold water.