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Vacations

Just a reminder of the value of vacations: “In 2008 I bought Chernow’s Hamilton bio to read on vacation”

I've written about this before, but after Hamilton came up in a talk I gave today, I dug up this tweet: #MrowbackMondayIn 2008 I bought Chernow's Hamilton bio

By |2020-07-24T17:26:31-07:00July 24th, 2020|Advice, REST, Vacations|Comments Off on Just a reminder of the value of vacations: “In 2008 I bought Chernow’s Hamilton bio to read on vacation”

as Pang “notes, we’re unlikely to be doing quite as essential a job as Eisenhower’s. If he benefited from some down time, so might we.”

Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist, had a nice column in the Financial Times that talks about Rest: Three reasons to take a holiday — especially a

By |2020-05-25T11:21:46-07:00August 21st, 2019|Business and work, Media, REST, UK, Vacations|1 Comment

“It might be that rest, more than work, is the ultimate source of big transformations, life-changing disruptions.”

Novelist and critic Nilanjana Roy has a nice essay about vacations and REST in the Financial Times. Normally I quote the parts that say really complimentary things about

By |2017-01-04T10:18:06-08:00January 4th, 2017|Media, Review, Travel, Vacations, Writers|Comments Off on “It might be that rest, more than work, is the ultimate source of big transformations, life-changing disruptions.”

Parenthood and the need for recovery: we need time away from even our most meaningful work

Slate has a piece by Elissa Strauss explaining "Why retreats for moms are a terrible idea." I'll admit that I'd never heard of retreats for moms, other than

By |2020-05-21T11:49:08-07:00December 1st, 2016|Overwork, REST, Vacations|Comments Off on Parenthood and the need for recovery: we need time away from even our most meaningful work
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