When you’re going crazy, feeling frazzled and overloaded, give yourself a break and just quit.

Take a pause, a rest, or a nap and allow your mind to shut down for a little bit. You’ll be better able to tackle your next set of tasks with a fresh perspective.

Personal Note: I don’t often (always?) follow my own advice. I’m writing this while sitting in bed forcing myself to meet a self-imposed weekly post quota.

At least I crashed on the couch earlier in the evening and slept for several hours. I guess what Andy Warhol said holds here, “It’s not that my philosophy fails me; I fail my philosophy. I breach what I preach more than I practice it.”

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Mike Brown

Founder of The Brainzooming Group, and an expert on strategy, creativity, and innovation. Mike is a frequent speaker on innovation, strategic thinking, and social media.

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