Posted on March 8, 2022 at 10:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As a society, we're still accustomed to thinking highly of activity and underestimating the value of rest.

Advice-givers in all arenas have been pushing against that characterization.

So if you don't already recognize how rest and time away from the screen can benefit your creativity, you may want to schedule in some time to read these two posts.

Author Jyotsna Sreenivasan shared her reflections on "percolation" (a term she found in a book about how the brain learns) — the process of setting aside writing only to come back with fresh insights after the time away.

And for those who are feeling forced to step away because of writer's block, we have Joanna Penn's conversation with fellow author Dharma Kelleher about various aspects of the author mindset.

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