for a strong, fast pick-me-up
If you have a creative project you need to finish, you can learn from the writing discipline of Ian Fleming (the author of the Jame Bond books).
Fleming wrote more than 12 novels during 12 stays at his glorious estate escape ‘Golden Eye’ he had built in Jamaica. I used to think the beauty and temptations of such a setting would have been too distracting – until I learned about Fleming’s daily routine and discipline that combined a powerful combination of ‘pleasures’ and productivity.
Swim and breakfast
Fleming is said to have been a man of routine and habit. Yet, he also enjoyed the pleasures of life including the sea and sun.
He would start each day with a refreshing swim in the Carribean in front of his Golden Eye estate. The he would enjoy a leisurely breakfast – often including scrambled eggs. (Fleming infused the James Bond character with…
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