Last month was an eye-opening experience for my mental health. After hitting a wall, I made some changes.
No more working on Sundays. No calls past 3pm. Friend and family time are to be prioritized.
I just made a new rule:
No blog-writing when I’m on vacation.
Simple, I know. But I’d often take my laptop with me when going out of town. That, or I’d write a bunch before leaving and schedule them out.
Either way, it would lead to low quality and throw-away writing.
This is already an “almost-daily” blog. Now even more so.
The freed-up headspace when I was on vacation was refreshing. Normally I feel panic and guilt as I question when I can find time to write a few sentences. It really takes me away from the moment.
Not no mo.