I think what helped me this weekend was that, after a difficult afternoon on Friday, I spent the evening doing absolutely nothing. I just shut my brain off. I went out for dinner and had some quality time with my spouse, and then we just watched television the rest of the night. I didn’t even multitask. Often when we’re watching TV, I’ll be doing something: catching up on email, cleaning, things like that. But on Friday night, I just sat and watched. I let everything go and just completely relaxed. And I think it really paid off. I woke up on Saturday feeling artistically refreshed, and I’ve been quite productive this weekend.
Crossposted at Story a Day Updates.