Doing less of anything is not a philosophy I championed until becoming a mother. I certainly didn’t work myself to the bone, but I also didn’t see how pruning projects could help me make even more progress on the ones that mattered.
The slow writing path is welcome to all, yet we still need to push away branches and kick rocks away. A chorus is rising, though. More of us join in each day, trading songs of hustle and urgency for melodies of rest and contemplation. I very much like the sound of it.