…are necessary for deep work. The time has to be guarded. Distractions are the enemy. Choose your place wisely. Once you find it, guard it with all that you have.
We all need our types of artistic silence. For some, that means playing the same song on repeat. For others, it means complete silence. Either way, the point is avoidance of interruption.
Interruptions come, especially in our busy lives. We have all been there. The frustration comes from losing your train of thought and focus. It doesn’t matter whether or not you were actively producing at the moment. Even daydreaming while in our zone is an important part of the process.
The process is all that we have.