…hes not only our capacity to resist, but even more simply, our access to the one life we are given. It can open doors where we didn’t see any, creating landscapes in new dimensions that we can eventually inhabit with others. In so doing, we not only remake the world but are ourselves remade.
These breaks are informed by research I’ve compiled over the years that show that breaks are most effective when they allow your brain to truly chill. In the words of Dr. Michael Rich, a Harvard physician and director for the Center on Media and Chil…
However, making that “decision” isn’t enough. You then need a routinized and daily way of triggering yourself back into a peak state. You need to daily operate at the level of your decision if your decision will become a reality.
…bout me, me, me. It was humbling to learn that, the truth is, my readers don’t really care about me…they care about what I can give them and how I can help them. My narcissism and pride prevented me from seeing that.