Natural State of Motion
Newton’s 1st law of motion states: An object in motion will stay in motion, and an object at rest will stay at rest. Unless acted on by another force.
It is the same way with work. And progress. As I have gotten back to work following a 9 month or so hiatus (the longest since I began undergrad), I have come to understand that my natural state is motion.
And for many entrepreneurs, that is the case. I’m not saying that taking breaks is a bad thing, and I’m not saying that work/life balance isn’t important.
But I am saying that it is vital to think about what your natural state is. And this comes down to the basic question of where you drop back to. Where you feel ‘comfortable’.
If your goal is to be productive and really enjoy what you’re doing, then I believe that too much R&R should make you - as it did to me - SUPER UNCOMFORTABLE - like eating too many french fries. Watching a ton of TV and becoming uninteresting are not and never will be on my agenda.
But you get my point, I hope. What is your natural state?
Rest? Or motion?