“The best way to start your day is by reading a productivity article” – Excerpt from one of the many how-to articles I have opened in my browser.

It’s easy to feel bad for abandoning your work especially when you spent all day reading articles on how to get said work done. Summer child, feeling bad is counterproductive.

Whenever you start to feel bad, start your day with some of these aspire to perspire cuisine. In no time, you’ll be back to wasting your day with your chest.


1) “Rest and be thankful.”

Okay? Who cares if your KPIs are left unattended to. Rest and be thankful, summer child.

2) “What is worth doing well is not worth doing at all.”

Think about it. Especially in Nigeria.

3) “Just because you take breaks doesn’t mean you’re broken.”

Needed to hear this tbh.

4) “Relax and rejuvenate your sacred-spirit.”

Omo ologo.

5) “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.”


6) “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.”

7) “Ah!  There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”

Send to your work group chat with no comment.

8) “Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.”

9) “Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.”

Note to self.

10) “Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body.”

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