Being on the coast is a constant invitation to stop and rest; to be in stillness. It will entrain you back to your natural rhythm.
Santa Catalina is remote. It’s hard to get here. It’s even harder to leave. What compels people to stay?
When it comes to getting things done, you can labor with willpower and discipline, or turn to a more powerful force that requires less stress and effort.
The crucial skill of productivity is to learn when to step on the gas and when to ease off, when to storm and when to surrender.
Just because you can do something once in a while doesn’t mean you can, or should, expect to do it all the time. Productivity is personal, and you must understand your rhythms and what is sustainable for you.