NASA studied pilots and found that a 26 minute nap increased alertness by 54% and performance by 34%. A 40 minute nap improved alertness by 100%.
The most productive people work for 52 minutes at a time, then break for 17 minutes before getting back to it
One million employees are missing work each day due to stress.
2020, you have been a year for the books.
I think we’ve all grown in more ways than one this year. Despite the hardships we’ve all faced at one time or another, a bit of struggle is essential to the growing process.
But after a hard year like the one we all just faced, it’s time to rest.
Originally, I had another theme in mind for December. It’s a theme I know well and it should have been easy, but I just didn’t have it in me. I’m spent.
So I’m taking my own advice and pursuing a bit of rest.
This month’s edition is going to be short and sweet because I think we can all use a break right now. We all deserve a chance to enjoy the holidays and celebrate with our loved ones.
Last year, my workload was through the roof and I barely enjoyed the season. I’ve vowed to not let is become a habit. So after wrapping up a handful of one-time projects I plan to go a little MIA to focus on true rest. I honestly look forward to simply existing at home with my significant other and our pets.
So wrap up whatever it is you’re doing and take a breather — you’ve earned it.