a change is as good as a rest

a change is as good as a rest

A change in one's work can be as beneficial and revitalizing as taking a break. Primarily heard in US. I'm hoping that starting on this new career path will help me to find joy in my work again—after all, a change is as good as a rest. If you're so burned out, have you considered working at a different company? A change is as good as a rest sometimes. I love the program I'm running now, so much so that I'm actually excited to go to work everyday! It is true what they say—change is as good as a rest.
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a change is as good as a rest

COMMON When people say a change is as good as a rest, they mean that doing something different can make you feel more energetic and lively. Your adventure might not get you far, but a change is as good as a rest.
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a change is as good as a rest

a change of work or occupation can be as restorative or refreshing as a period of relaxation. proverb
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