Ambition does not always lend itself to calm and collected. Creativity does not usually go hand-in-hand with a clear, focused mind.

This article by Jessica Stillman acknowledges how difficult it can be to have composure in a busy lifestyle. The points she make are  inspired by a weekly newsletter which was designed to help improve healthy mental habits of those living in a society that praises overwork.

The five tips outlined are easily digestible. Some are accompanied with an easy “homework assignment,” but all promise big results.

After all, taking care of ourselves should be one of our biggest priorities.