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The 5-Minute ‘Shutdown Routine’ That Can Improve Your Entire Day

Do these things before you close your laptop

Smiling young woman with red eyeglasses finishing her work at the office and closing her laptop.
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II used to have a hard time shutting off my “work brain” when I’d get home in the evening. I’d start playing with the kids and chatting with my wife, but my mind would still be at the office, editing the title of my latest blog post, rehashing a difficult session with a client, or…

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Nick Wignall

Nick Wignall

Psychologist and blogger. I help people use psychology for meaningful personal growth:

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