To sustain your focus on achieving long-term goals, balance is essential. The evidence suggests that a healthy amount of hobbies and vacations increases your resilience, making you more likely to succeed.

If your goals in life require hard work to reach them, ensuring that you actively schedule downtime into your plans is essential to sustaining your energy over time. As you focus on what you want to achieve, don’t make the mistake of neglecting yourself, your family and friends, and the leisure activities you enjoy. A substantial amount of research suggests that a good use of free time makes a significant difference in how healthy you are, ...

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