Why You Need a ‘Nope Day’

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on Why You Need a ‘Nope Day’

Novelty Revisions

At least once during the week and once over every weekend, I allow myself one “Nope Day.”

A Nope Day is a day purposely dedicated to — you guessed it — saying “nope” to any writing that is not immediately required of me to complete.

Why do I do this? Because I needed a reason to stop feeling guilty about not doing work. But I also knew that doing work all the time in an attempt to stop feeling guilty was only going to wear me down and knock me out.

So I decided to try giving myself at least one or two days a week to do the absolute minimum.

On a weekday this might mean getting up, going to work, clocking out, and lounging on the couch (read: entertaining the puppy) until bedtime. On a Saturday it might mean waking up whenever I want (read: when the dog…

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