Sometimes we just need a mental vacation. Take a 15 minute break and
start planning your next vacation.
"When you plan to take time-off at work, you schedule it ahead of time,
plan for it, and then take it when the time comes (pretty much no matter
what). The same goes for your breaks from mothering."
Linda Kastiel Kozlowski, Motherhood, Inc
The opportunity to step away from everything and take a break is
something that shouldn't be squandered.
"You need to take a break away from your work area so when
you return you are more refreshed and ready to work."
Byron Pulsifer, Don't We All Want To
Inspirational Quotes for Work
"Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold.
But other times it's essential to take time off and to make
sure that your most important decision in the day simply
consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow."
I think it's important to try to be present with whatever it is you're doing. And if you can't be present, take a break.
Quote of the Day
"It is a good thing for everyone who can possibly do so to get
away at least once a year for a change of scene. I do not want to
get into the position of not being able to see the forest because
of the thickness of the trees."
"Sometimes when we take a break, we may find that solutions
then present themselves."
Catherine Pulsifer, Cheer An Inspirational Thought
"Richard Branson advised that entrepreneurs should also take some
time off from work and enjoy the company of their family or friends."
Norbert Richards, Richard Branson Unofficial
"People who work under constant stress must take time off to
be in complete silence and meditate even if it is for ten minutes
during tea or lunch breaks."
Dianne Kane, Anger Management for Partners
Quotes about Overcoming
Even though running is work for me, I always miss it if I take a break. A lot of people find running relaxing, but I can never switch off from timing and competing against myself.
"We have never been taught how to relax, how to take care
of ourselves in a positive, nurturing way (not just going on a vacation
or out for an expensive dinner). Twenty minutes of deep relaxation
a day will aid your mental growth, improve your physical health
and emotional stability, and possibly even increase your spiritual awareness."
L. John Mason, Guide to Stress Reduction
"Find what brings you joy and go there."
"The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us.
It's important to utilize this technology, but at the same time it's important
to know when to take a break from it."
Alex Broches, Start Living...Now!
"Although it is important that we be productive citizens and
put in time at work, maybe we need to respect the importance
of leisure time and relaxation a little more."
Sage Wilcox, The 2-Hour Vacation
Even when you take a holiday from technology, technology doesn't take a break from you.
"In simple terms, it is sometimes better to let your mind go to zero where
you are not consciously trying to arrive at an answer or solution.
In order to take this mini zero vacation, you probably will best be
doing something totally different from whatever it is you are attempting
to overcome or resolve."
Byron Pulsifer, The Zero Vacation
It's very refreshing to go away and take a break, to clear your head,
and just get into something else.
Words of Encouragement
"Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before."
"I've found that sometimes it is best to take a break by going for a walk,
or take a coffee break. This break can help clear your mind and calm
your anxiety. It is a time to let your mind go to zero by not thinking of
the issue at hand."
Byron Pulsifer, Behavoir A Legacy