The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile
One of the most satisfying feelings I experience in a day is looking at the clock and being surprised to see how fast time flew. If you’re in a rush, this can be quite a bad feelings.
The first X minutes of any task sucks. You have to build context and get into the flow. For that reason, multi-tasking means you never get into the flow, and you’re just jumping from the shitty part of each task. Batching for this reason is essential.