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Downtime

The Upside of Downtime

The scientific case for doing nothing more often — and its surprising rewards. In the mid-1980s, physician and author Victoria Sweet, MD, was doing her internal-medicine residency at San Francisco’s Kaiser hospital. She worked 110 hours a week, getting time off only every fourth night, after a 34-hour shift. It was then that Sweet discovered the necessity of a little idleness.

How To Follow Your Passion <br/>When You’re Just Trying To Pay The Bills

How To Follow Your Passion
When You’re Just Trying To Pay The Bills

During tough economic times, many people think they need to sacrifice passion and focus solely on earning money. From a spiritual perspective, this is the exact opposite approach to generating real abundance. Yes, paying your bills takes practical action. But it also requires an internal belief system powered by inspiration and passion. Without an emphasis on passion, it’s likely that no matter how many actions you take, you’ll still wind up feeling stuck. Neglecting passion blocks creative flow. When you’re passionate, you’re energized.