It’s easy to measure the value of a workday by the number of things you check off your to-do list, but there's an important (and easy) task most of us forget to include: daydreaming. Staring out the window when you've got a mountain of work to finish doesn't seem productive, but as this video from The School of Life stresses, it gives our over-stimulated minds a way to settle down and be more creative. So next time you feel your focus start to drift, take a couple minutes to see where it’s going.

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