I have to hand it to Author, Steve Hauptman and commend him for doing this. I have been told as well that “I am always working, always on the computer, never take a break.”
Do I have Internet Addiction? People tell me all the time that I need to take some time off, even though my book promo is an Online Business. I might have to follow his footsteps???
Three days into vacation I know I have a problem. Distracted, restless, unable to settle inside, too tired to work and too tense to relax. And I can’t sleep.
The insomnia puzzles me. I’ve gone sleepless when depressed or battling some particular anxiety, but I don’t feel depressed or anxious now. I’m not sure how I feel. Except maybe topheavy. Like my head weighs too much.
I lie in bed for hours in the dark, twitching my legs every few minutes and thinking about everything and nothing. I have no Off switch.
Then early the fourth morning, while ruminating about ruminating, a word pops into my mind:
That’s how I feel. Like a wire buzzing with too much current.
What stimulation? I ask myself.
And myself answers:
The hours spent reading and writing emails. The blog posts, replies to comments, and replies to the replies. All the posters…
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