You need a hobby that is just for you

Hustle culture and sharing on the internet encourages us to use all of our resources and try to turn every one of our hobbies into something that generates revenue or social credibility. Book - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creativeBook - Steal like an artist.. 10 things nobody told you about being creative

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author: Austin Kleon
title: Steal like an artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative



goes against this idea, and argues along with Don't throw parts of yourself awayDon't throw parts of yourself away
We all have a variety of interests and things we like. Modern hustle culture and winner takes all markets suggest that we focus on a single things and get really good at that while sacrificing othe...
that you need to have a hobby that you just do for the sake of it, with not external motivating forces.

Other authors have echoes this sentiment with Downtime and relaxation aid insightDowntime and relaxation aid insight
[[Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World]] reports a study from Dijksterhuis, which makes a point that relaxing and taking breaks from work actually enhances the quali...
and Play is part of an essentialist lifePlay is part of an essentialist life
[[Essentialism]] can seem like an overly strict focus on work, but [[Book - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of less]] argues otherwise: McKeown says that play is important and should in face...

Insert Research about extrinsic vs intrinsic motivation here