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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Time by Jeff Davidson

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Chapter 26idiot_manag_317_la_412.jpg When You Just Gotta Get Away

In This Chapter
  • It’s getting harder (and hence more crucial) to take a break from your normal work routine
  • Retrain and recharge yourself on cue!
  • How to get new references in your life
  • How about a personal sabbatical?

Can you withdraw from the maddening crowd? I’m talking about going whole weekends without doing anything, taking true vacations, and spending evenings sitting on the porch, as the late John Lennon said, “watching the wheels go round and round.” These are not lost arts. Nevertheless, if you’ve spent too many anxiety-ridden days in a row—say, 10 years’ worth—or maintained some monomaniacal quest to fill ...

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