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How To Shut Off Your Work Mind

How To Shut Off Your Work Mind

One of the most common reasons for engaging a coach is "time management". Everyone struggles with how busy they are and how complicated their lives are.

Now that vacations are over and we focus more on the last quarter of the year it may be helpful to reflect on how you spent your time off.

Did you bring your cell phone, laptop or iPad fully intending to be checking it on vacation. Do did you only travel where you could find an internet connection nearby?  

It's not that this is "bad" but there is no intention to rest or reflect when you take your electronics on vacation. You haven't set limits on your work...There is actually a neurological reason that makes it so difficult to shut down your work-mind. It's called the Zeigarnik Effect