Do you steal a few minutes to sneak some glances on your break from work?
Does the dim light of the screen dominate your sleepless nights?
Then you may be a victim of productivity porn.
Productivity porn is an addiction to the self-help section of the internet.
Contrary to a healthy approach to self-improvement, productivity porn puts the addict in a perpetual state of seeking. For freelance bloggers, productivity porn translates to a pretext for procrastination that ultimately handicaps us from doing the thing that we do best: writing.
Instead, productivity porn paralyzes its addicts with the idea that they are not good enough and that they need a new fix before they can be a good writer. This habitual insecurity will easily kill the most beneficial habits.
Here’s why: [Read more…]