Punchcard Economy

8 Hours Rest

Dec 18 2013 · by Sam Meech

sleep

Now that the banner is finished and installed, and the Christmas holidays are nearly upon us, I find myself becoming far more inclined to relax, or perhaps unable to force work into each hour. I feel like an uncoiled spring. It’s a bit of a post-deadline blues, but I’m also enjoying my brain’s reduced capacity for fretting. This has also given me a chance to think about how I might better encourage a regular quality rest period in my daily routine.

These two articles popped up on twitter today, thanks to Joe and Doug at Wellmade Studio, both looking at the impact, quality and importance of rest (or lack of it) and strategies for incorporating it into a working day:

The Trouble with Snooze Buttons (and with modern sleep)

A Moment to Breathe