Why I don’t write on Sundays

It’s not because it’s Lorde’s day.

It’s simply to give myself a rest.

Not that sitting down to write for 30 minutes is a taxing task, but giving yourself breaks with everything you do is vital.

I used to go to the gym six days a week. I love exercise, but this was actually hurting my muscles and my overall progress.

There needs to be space between everything you do to give yourself time to breathe and build up clarity.

Examples:

• Working out every other day
• Taking five-minute breaks for every 30 minutes of work
• Going for walks
• Spending intentional hours in a hobby or passion (preferably something that has nothing to do with how you make money)

Especially for the ambitious folk, rest can be difficult to prioritize. But recovery time counterintuitively produces higher quality results in the long run.