How 5 Successful Women Find Free Time
John M. Duff Jr. Professor of Law at Yale University and the author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ($11, amazon.com)
“I’m not one to self-luxuriate. I don’t go to yoga class, and I loathe the idea of a massage. But this year was so exceptionally busy for me that I became completely exhausted. To get back up to my usual adrenaline-rush pace, I reluctantly admitted to myself that I needed to rest—sometimes. My occasional 30-minute naps are not fun siestas. I look at them as something essential that I have to do. I don’t announce them to my family. I just disappear upstairs for half an hour, then jump up, refreshed and once again on the go.”
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