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    Monday Musings

    All of us have experienced that embarrassing moment when an IT professional comes in and asks “Did you try turning it off and turning it back on?” It is embarrassing because of its simplicity. It is also embarrassing because most of the time it WORKS! My fellow human, you should give it a try. TURN OFF, UNPLUG, DISENGAGE!! I guarantee that when you restart or reboot you’ll perform better.

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    Learning How To Rest

    Oxford dictionaries define rest as “ceasing work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength”. This sounds easy right? WRONG. I am amazed at how difficult it is to simply REST. Turn off the brain, set aside the to-do lists, and stop checking (and answering) email. I’ve discovered that I need to learn how to rest. I have to learn this because I’ve been conditioned to do and to produce. In fact, my self-worth and identity are intricately connected to my ability to produce SOMETHING. That something ranges based upon the situation at hand. It could be solving others’ problems, planning and programming events, helping those less…