Posts Tagged ‘workaholics’

Balancing work and inspiration

Ever feel like the horse in George Orwell’s Animal Farm? He was a character involved in the barn yard revolution of animals against humans. When the revolution went sour because of the perfidy and despotism of the pigs, he famously vowed “I will work harder!”

Yeah, the poor sucker. He ended up in the glue pot, you know, even though he worked harder than anyone for his pink masters.

The uncertainty principle.

Today’s topic launches off the insight I had recently that too much work is bad for your writing and bad for your life. Okay, most of you know this. But for my fellow workaholics out there, let’s get in a circle and admit we are often powerless over this mindless and maybe pointless tendency to work all the time. Read More…