Although you can push through, it’s not sustainable in the long term. There’s a better way.
In a world that values doing, it takes strength to practice non-doing. This is the discipline of restraint.
Rest is often considered a luxury afforded those who have finished their work. It’s time to view rest as a necessity, and to place a value on this skill.
This might be the most difficult task, but it pays big dividends if you rise to the challenge.
The misconception about “deep work” is that it always involves an act of creating. If you believe this, you’re missing the point about what your most important work actually is.
Although we use machine metaphors to describe human beings, there’s no magic button you can press to reboot your system.
Just because you can multitask doesn’t mean you should.