I have one day off a week. I still work on my other projects, but I know that if I’m not feeling focused then I have to do something else (something un-work-related).
We’ve been told that we’re not being productive if we don’t perform at our best every day.
But the truth is that it’s not sustainable to perform at the output of a robot if you’re actually made of flesh and driven by emotion.
Doing our best isn’t the image of beating our yesterday’s high score. Instead, it’s doing our best based on where we are and how we feel at a given moment.