If you love what you do, I used to think that was grounds to say that you could never ever work too much.
I really love what I do. I used to work 24-7, all the time, non-stop.
My viewpoint has dramatically changed.
Even if you are doing what you love, there is enormous value in taking breaks. Actual breaks. If you don’t you risk throwing the dynamics of your life askew, and the result is not “success”… at least not the type of success that seems valuable.
Here’s a bit more about this sneaky thing known as workaholism and the reasons to create a real break for yourself, daily!
Workaholism is a real thing.
This awesome infographic breaks down workaholism from every angle. I will be very candid in saying I feel I have recovered from this place of non-stop work and feel so grateful to be done with it. Also, I might add, I am far more “successful” not working all the time!
Workaholics like to pack the day with work, and this is not productive.
This makes your mind dull, and can lower your IQ.
According to an awesome article in Forbes on the 9 Habits of Productive People written by Ilya Pozin, productive people take breaks… and they do not do a zillion things at once or overload their days with to-do’s. ” Changing tasks more than 10 times a day drops your IQ an average of 10 points. “
(take time to enjoy things like this!)
Working like crazy is what most people with regrets have he most regrets about before they die. THIS article lists some illuminating reflections people have in life review, and they are enough to have you call up people you love and plan a vacation or a party today!!!
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