…e not to sweat it on the small stuff. Focus on the big picture and not the inconsequential details. But this article seems a little bit far down the “Hustle Culture” rabbit hole. Life isn’t a productivity mission, some things have worth beyond making you money as a side hustle …
If you read some of my other stuff, you’ll see I’m definitely not! See this, for example: https://medium.com/@ngoeke/struggling-is-not-the-only-way-you-can-grow-1eda23872d6b
But yeah, it’s a bit exaggerated on purpose to make a point. For example, with the painting, as long as that doesn’t come before taking care of say, your general health and happiness, that’s fine. I guess what I’m trying to say is there’s also an order in which to optimize, and some things should come later, rather than sooner. Thanks for the nuanced comment!