Taking a Digital Break

Published at Women in Higher Education on August 1, 2017:

As I chose to end my social media break, it occurred to me that I haven’t spent much time thinking about the kind of creative life I want rather than the creative life I have. My writing life feels less and less creative by the day. Writing is a process of thinking, dreaming, analyzing, researching and doing, which I try to rush in the sake of being productive. This no longer works for me. The need to feel productive is killing my creativity.