"Tinkering and screwing around is a leading source of creativity and invention. And it’s just plain fun! Mess with stuff! You don’t have to be all solemn and austere about it. “Quick and dirty” sketches tend to have a liveliness to them. In celeritas, veritas"
@mousebot self-coercion only teaches you, that forcing yourself into something is a viable strategy, but nothing of value. Like getting to know what you need to make it work for you. Something that is maintained over time and can feel like play and joy instead of enforcement