Darwin intuitively followed the natural creativity cycle

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After his morning walk and breakfast, Darwin was in his study by 8 and worked a steady hour and a half. At 9:30 he would read the morning mail and write letters. At 10:30, Darwin returned to more serious work, sometimes moving to his greenhouse [...]. By noon, he would declare, “I’ve done a good day’s work,” and set out on a long walk on the Sandwalk, a path he had laid out not long after buying Down House. When he returned after an hour or more, Darwin had lunch and answered more letters. At 3 he would retire for a nap; an hour later he would arise, take another walk around the Sandwalk, then return to his study until 5:30, when he would join his wife, Emma, and their family for dinner. On this schedule he wrote 19 books

Title: Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too

Author: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Link: http://nautil.us/issue/46/balance/darwin-was-a-slacker-and-you-should-be-too