In The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron talks about how the 9-to-5 job can either, a.) shackle someone from creating or, b.) liberate someone so she can create.

I’m in a phase where I realize the latter is true for me. Giving little thought to how the bills will get paid — a common concern for freelancers and self-employed folk — makes for a whole lot more energy to devote to writing and cultivating ideas.

A day at a time. That’s how it has to go.