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What to do when you have nothing to do

So you find yourself having an opening in your calendar. How strange...

Idle moments can feel overwhelming. This is especially true when you live in New York City. I often feel pressured to keep a full professional and social calendar. Where does that pressure come from? Myself? My friends? Society?

Busyness can seem glamorous. It isn’t easy to create space to recharge in a culture that describes constant productivity and busyness as a measurement of success. However, rest is crucial to our productivity. I always say, we need to take time to "fill up our cup" first so that we can pour into the cups of others.