How do you calm a busy mind and prevent brain burnout? In this episode, I reveal how you can take a break with tips from Juliet Funt, the CEO of WhiteSpace at Work.
How do you calm a busy mind and prevent burnout? WhiteSpace is the strategic pause between activities. It’s vital, open, fluid flexible time, and it’s the most endangered element of modern work because it’s the opposite of our relentless busyness. When we perform complex, cognitively intense tasks without giving our brains time to recuperate, we experience cognitive fatigue. This depletes our brain’s limited resources and negatively impacts performance. Research suggests that the only way to truly recover from cognitive depletion is by giving our brains a break.