Rest and Creativity
Doing what you say, saying what you do
I believe, wholeheartedly, that rest is essential for creativity and for productivity. When I was younger I believed it but didn’t live by it. It was a choice that felt unavailable to me. Then, about a decade ago, I decided to choose and wear the consequences. There were no bad consequences - only good ones. I was more creative, more productive.
Because rest is essential for creativity and productivity!
Then the pandemic happened. I haven’t taken a ‘proper’ break since.
Until this week.
This week I am hiking and resting and, most importantly, not-thinking-about-work.
I know many of you have been living pressured, always-on lives for the last few years.
I hope you can find time to rest and reboot.
Here is a song that always makes me feel on holiday. It’s the muted trumpet…