I Was Completely Burned Out. Then, a 3-Word Setting on My iPhone Changed Everything

I Was Completely Burned Out. Then, a 3-Word Setting on My iPhone Changed Everything

Ever felt stressed, over tired, burnt out?

If so, you’re definitely not alone.

But this great article via Inc.com by Bill Murphy has a great idea borrowed from an iPhone setting! Read on …

I had a problem. I was in danger of burnout.

It wasn’t a matter of not liking what I do, or no longer finding it sufficiently challenging, or even a matter of not making enough money.

All of those boxes were checked.  

But after several years of working diligently through the pandemic, building a small business, and having the satisfaction of reaching millions of people through my work, I’d never really had the chance to unplug completely for any significant amount of time. 

A day off here, a day off there, sure. Holiday visits with extended family? Yes, we did that. We even spent a week at the beach a couple of times. 

But even on these trips, I’d always find myself pecking away on my laptop after my family went to bed at night — catching up on just one more thing that had to be done.

Or else, checking my phone 10 times a day to see if things that needed to happen in my various work projects actually had happened.

To paraphrase Ronald Reagan: I wasn’t getting a vacation. I was just getting a change of scenery.

The paradox was puzzling

Come to think of it, “checking my phone 10 times a day” is a true understatement. I probably don’t want to admit the actual number…

… keep reading the full & original article HERE