Productivity Principles: Burnout

I have made a decision to write at least 5 minutes everyday. To keep my mind stimulated, to keep my writing skills in good shape, and to be productive. Over the past few days I have not been writing and I have even struggled to enjoy reading. Lets hope that changes as atomic habits is arriving today. Nonetheless, this is possibly due to burnout, I was hashing out blog content daily and planning a podcast, my daily routine became my day routine as day to day events became mundane and cyclical. This is largely because I treated things I enjoy as things I had to do. I believed, more in outcomes than processes, it became about doing the work and quantity, rather than enjoying it. The truth is, little bits of work/writing each day is more sustainable and enjoyable than forcing long bits of writing that you don’t even want to be doing. That isnt where you do your best work. thus I have decided to change things up, do things on a more whimsical basis, try to enjoy things more and cut back on my commitments, stop tow the line between order and chaos, the natural states of being, embrace chaos a bit. Appreciate more abstract things as opposed to external metrics for success.

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3rd year Journalism student at the University Of East London, book lover, writing lover and phycology nerd

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