Contemplation is a form of mental air-freshener.
Down-time is renewing to the mind.
Quotes to consider:
“That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.” – Edgar Allan Poe
“…Carry with you an atmosphere of quiet contemplation, wherever you happen to be. The less you talk, the more will become your mental power. …” – Sri Sathya Sai Baba
“What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action” – Meister Eckhart