As entrepreneurs, the hardest task most of us face is trying to turn it off. And I don’t mean simply stepping away from your computer and phone for an hour. I mean actually shutting down the business side of your brain and fully relaxing.
Being metally engaged 24/7 is a recipe for disaster. You’ll get burned out. You’ll start overthinking and second guessing yourself. And you’ll miss out on actually living your life! (FYI: it’s also a big reason why my first marriage ended).
Here’s how I solve it: engage in activities in which you don’t have a choice but to be fully present in the moment. Things like snowboarding. Or scuba diving. Or even playing ping pong.