Today, I am exhausted.
It’s not the same kind of exhausted I get when I mow the lawn (which I rarely do anymore thanks to teenaged sons) or clean the tub after 4 months of pretending like the crawling things are not really there. That kind of tired leaves me feeling drained. Done. Dead.
This kind of exhaustion comes from a job well done. It is a regenerating fatigue. I might compare it to a creative hibernation. I immerse – I complete – and though I am tired; I am rejuvenated, accomplished, anticipating the next step.
What kind of projects help you feel that way? How often are you engaging with them?