The Hoagies’ Blog Hop topic for this month sure is timely for me. Here’s the prompt: Gifted kids [JM comment: and grown-ups!] need variety and challenge, but they need “down time,” too. How does your family balance that fine line … Continue reading Downtime or Burnout? The Organizer’s Dilemma
I already knew my so-called “hobbies” were a 40+ hour a week endeavor. As it turns out, forty more hours hardly made a dent. Do other people experience this? Continue reading What I Learned From My Creativity Staycation
If Einstein were a young visionary today, how likely would he be to escape the Patent Office? Continue reading Physics, Politics, and Visionary Intelligence
Every curse is a blessing, and every blessing is a curse. Kind of like superpowers. Continue reading Overthinking or Superthinking?
Your muse might have odd business hours. And you’ve got to cooperate with her. Continue reading Working With Inspiration’s Schedule
Many of the people I’ve met since moving to DC appear to be miserable. Their misery comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s tied to narrow unfulfilled needs, while others are stressed and broadly dissatisfied with … Continue reading Questioning 40 Hours
It is now 9:53 a.m. on a Saturday here where I sit. Right on schedule, a wave of energy paired with inspiration comes to me—I’m ready to jump into that flow state and churn out creative work. Ten o’clock is … Continue reading Ten o’clock Flow Time