Writing requires the concentration of the writer, demands that nothing else be done except that.
I do think that exercise is important, not only to keep you in shape but also for your state of mind. However, I am not fanatical about it.
Convention serves a purpose: It gives life meaning, and without it, one is in a constant existential crisis. If you don't have the imposition of family to remind you of what is at stake, something else will.
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