In the go-go-go world of today we need to be sure we’re giving our mind ample opportunity to rest and relax — recognizing when we need a mental break.
I usually take a walk. Or go to a yoga class.
It turns out how we rest our minds has a big impact. Taking a walk isn’t enough, it depends on where you’re walking.
In Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence, Daniel Goleman elaborates on cognitive exhaustion:
This piece originally appeared on Farnam Street.
Join over 60,000 readers and get a free weekly update via email here.
- Essay: The Tyre Nichols Videos Demand Solemnity, Not Sensationalism
- For People With Disabilities, Losing Abortion Access Can Be a Matter of Life or Death
- Inside the Stealth Efforts to Smuggle Starlink Internet Into Iran
- Natasha Lyonne on Poker Face and Creating Characters Who Subvert Leading-Lady Tropes
- How to Help the Victims and Community After the Monterey Park Shooting
- Why Grocery Staples Are So Expensive Right Now
- Quantum Computers Could Solve Countless Problems—and Create a Lot of New Ones
- Where to Watch All of the 2023 Oscar Nominees
- How to Be Mindful if You Hate Meditating