Closing the work day

Routines & Rituals

How do you end your work day?

In the last few months, I’ve resisted the (at times very strong) urge to just ... end the day. The exact ritual changes depending on where the end of the work day occurs ... but I’ve found a quick cleanup of my inboxes, a look-ahead to what’s on tap for tomorrow, and a few minutes for review and reflection ... to be a quite helpful routine.

Then I can close the laptop. Walk out the door/Or the room. Head to happy hour/Or commute home.

And I’m ready for the next work day when I open my morning.

Do you do anything specific?

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