Take Regular Breaks To Avoid Burnout
If you’re anything like me you can get swept away with projects, losing yourself in the oh-so-urgent minutiae and before you know it you’ve frazzled your brain and in dire need of a reset. I used to think this was a part of being focused, task-driven and productive but it actually works the other way if you’re not careful. You still get the task done if you power through, but is it your best work? The human brain isn’t really cut out for extended periods of focus on one task.