“Our way of life has completely changed into something we’ve never experienced before. I’m not sure more podcasts and more side projects are currently the answer to what we’re all experiencing right now.
I do acknowledge that for some, creativity and productivity is a way to deal with stress and a way to feel connected and useful. But for others, this added insistence to always be “on it” can add pressure to an already very stressful situation. Work, along with our output and productivity, has become fetishised. We have become measured by what we produce over who we are. It’s gone so far that when we’re faced with a global pandemic and quarantine, all we can think of is what we should be creating and how we can be more productive with our time. “