5 Rules for Life – No 4. Make space in your life for the things that matter

4. Make space in your life for the things that matter. For family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went. In Judaism we have the Sabbath, a dedicated day of stillness each week, where we make space for all the things that are important but not urgent. Not every culture has a Sabbath, but life without dedicated time for renewal, like a life without exercise or music or a sense of humour, is a lesser life.

From the Chief Rabbi in The Times

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