The more we progress, the more we regress. Sometimes we need to learn how to balance the things of the new with the things of the old.
You never know what the first step to success will be, so don't close yourself off to anything. Try new things! Who knows where they might lead.
It's easy to keep going when you're winning and achieving. It's much harder to do so when you're failing.
Because of the stillness of the sea, the hurricane has no issues getting to you. It ice skates through the smooth sheet of water with full speed and hits you in the face, leaving you in at least two pieces.
I would like you to take the opportunity to pet yourself on the back. But do not do it just because every kid gets a participation trophy. Do it because there is something you are proud of achieving this year.
It is my professional opinion that two-day-weekends are just too short for us to reset, do stuff outside of work, have fun and prepare ourselves for the new cycle of madness. With three-day-weekends, we would be in a better than "It is Monday again?" frame of mind on Monday. We would be more motivated and happy.