From Workaholics Anonymous "Tools of Recovery": "We work at a comfortable pace and rest before we get tired. To remind ourselves, we check our level of energy before proceeding to our next activity. We do not get 'wound up' in our work, so we don't have to unwind."
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.