When it comes to white space, not all activities are created equal.

I’m sure you’ve noticed in the past when doing something you thought would energize you instead drained your energy or made you fee like you were wasting your time.

Many people choose numbing activities such as binge-watching TV shows or eating junk food when they’re stressed, but in the end they’re simply avoiding uncomfortable feelings.

To truly replenish your energy and get back to normal after burnout, you must do the things that “fill your cup” even if that means working through your difficult problems.

Watch this video to learn the difference between self-comfort and self-care.

This is an excerpt from last year’s Life Editor Weekend live event here in Orlando, Florida.

Next Steps

  • Get your ticket to Life Editor Weekend.
  • When you’re low on energy, choose self-care activities over self-comfort distractions.
  • Subscribe on YouTube.