I read an article today that, given this new reality I find myself wading through, really resonated with me. The article, posted on Medium and written by James Ardis is worth taking the time to read and give it some thought to. Never Sacrifice Your Happiness for Writing.
If you’re anything like me – a type A personality – you want to be the best at whatever you’re attempting to achieve. When I began writing it was no different. Some weeks I devoted a lot of time and energy and sacrificed time with family and friends; far more than I should have. Now, given my current situation, I find myself asking – Was it worth it? Or was it an indulgent waste of time?
We have so little time. When it is gone it’s gone. And, it’s important to ask – How do I want to be remembered? Always at the keyboard? Or, remembered as someone loved by many, who lived for every moment?
“But the truth of the matter is: you can create amazing work and protect your emotional well-being at the same time.” James Ardis Click to Tweet
I hope you enjoy the article and drop James a line. Here’s to writing and living to the fullest.
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