I’ve written about this before, but I pace like crazy when I’m on the phone. I don’t know what it is, but I think my body has to wander a bit so that my mind doesn’t. So to stay focused, I walk little loops around the living room; I trace figure eights around my kitchen; I walk up and down the front hallway.

This is, I’ve realized, kind of the inverse of what I do most of the day: sitting mostly immobile, staring at glowing glass panes of various shapes and sizes, my mind racing up and down and through Photoshop, CSS issues, todo items, and inboxes, running without moving until the evening, when rest comes.

Walking while thinking; mind racing while sitting. I need a middle ground: more walks without phones, more focus in front of my computer.

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