How to do less and stay creative in a digital world

Learning how to do nothing may not be easy in this wired age but it could be exactly what we need to be creative

Earlier this year, when my daughter graduated from high school, she found herself at a loose end. After months of a punishing schedule to prepare for a tough examination, she felt lost.

"I feel guilty sitting around. I should be studying. Or doing something," she said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 01, 2021, with the headline 'How to do less and stay creative in a digital world'. Subscribe