Listening to Evil Jeff’s recent podcast episode in which he was talking about the hiatus he needed to take over six weeks after starting a new job, I was reflecting on my own pressures in also changing jobs. This led to some thoughts about the need to break away from our hobbies to make space for the pressing matters of so-called “real” life.
Except, of course, that it’s all real life. Every moment is a precious opportunity for… well, whatever we choose to do with the time that we have.
When I get home from work most evenings, I have (at best) about an hour between finishing the basics of home life and needing to turn in to bed. It’s a narrow window, a sliver of the day, and I am usually exhausted. There is very little mental energy in the internal battery. Like Evil Jeff, I often opt for…
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