“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.”
How is it that you recharge? What do you like to do that helps you relax and refresh so that you can step back into the fray with your full focus and effort?
I will fully admit that I am not good at all at doing what Maya outlines above. My mind is always working on something and it is typically about work in some way. Frankly, my best thinking, the time when I can achieve the most clarity, is when I have changed environments and given myself the space to think through relaxation and rest. Research has shown again and again that the brain functions at it’s peak ability when it is properly rested and refreshed.
Find a way to give yourself a break and disconnect from the challenges you face for a day. They just might not look as daunting when you come back…