Despite the fact that the whole point of the holiday weekend was rest and relaxation, I did a whole lot of nothing and felt guilty almost the entire time.
This is, I think, a symptom of being your own boss. I never used to have that problem. I was the girl who left her work at work—and was able to clear her mind of it the moment she walked out the door. If you brought up the “W” word, I rolled my eyes and changed the subject.
But now, oh now, my work is always on my mind. I have a running list of to-do’s, along with a list of the-other-things-to-do-when-you-can’t-do-your-to-do’s. And they do not. shut. up.
What I should add to the top of that to-do list in permanent ink is “Be Here Now” and “Stop When Necessary” because those are two tasks I seem to forget all too often.