We’ve all been there: Between looming work deadlines, family obligations and staying on top of bills and housework, sometimes you simply become exhausted. But there are small steps you can take to regain your spark. We asked the busiest women we could find — from high-power executives and successful surgeons to famous actresses and traveling comedians — to reveal their secrets to mental and physical energy.
Go Off The Grid
Heidi Klum, supermodel and judge on “Project Runway” and “America’s Got Talent”:”I stay away from electronics when I come home — I leave my bag, with all its gadgets, by the door. Sometimes the e-mails and iPhones and BlackBerrys overtake your life. I push back and try not to use them in the house anymore.”
Parisa Tabriz, security-team overseer for Google Chrome: “Hundreds of millions of people rely on me and my team to keep them protected from the threat of online attackers. It helps me to walk on a nearby trail for 30 to 45 minutes. Getting away from my gadgets removes all the alerts, notifications and digital interruptions.”