Staring at the wall

This just in from Warren Ellis in the what-does-knowledge-work-even-look-like dept.

It does, of course, look to everyone else like you’re not doing a damn thing. And, often, you don’t have anything to physically present for the hours you’ve burned staring at the wall or whatever.

Thinking for a living is difficult when you’re being observed.

Find what gives you pleasure. Just do that. Turn everything else off. Live with the stress. Learn to love figuring the shit out.