We Need to Relax Like Roger Federer

Many times, I will read something online and immediately think, “that was great, I wish I wrote it.” I may not have written it, but I can still share it. Here’s the latest…

We Need to Relax Like Roger Federer by Jason Gay

If there are two things I am a big fan of they are Roger Federer and sleep. This Wall Street Journal article has combined both of those to make a very important point.

Often, we think that if we want to be successful we must go-go-go. And while there is nothing wrong with working hard, this article uses the example of Federer to remind us that we shouldn’t forget about rest.

The importance of rest is well known among top athletes and teams. But what about the rest of us who can’t run fast or jump high? Gay says that time off is good for us too.

Rested employees are consistently better employees, with higher performances and morale. Non-rested employees are…a grumpy disaster waiting to happen.”

If you are interested in why you may want to talk to your boss about allowing you to take some time for rest, click here to read the entire article.

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