…different than a boxer letting his hands go. You move from a mechanical process to a reflexive one. Writers who don’t trust their reflexes sound mechanical and forced. They become Dan Rather.
“A year from now you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb
They don’t see it as “free time,” actually. They see it as the only time they have to do the things they really want to do in life — and they don’t take a minute for granted.