How do I get things done? By doing one thing I am not allowed to do because of limited time. That way I am happily tired not just tired. This is probably the worst advice but for when you are in a loop of hard work this should keep you sane. Or only me haha.
Oh I need to finish this book in two hours? Let me just play this song and allow myself to be silent.
I need to have a project done by tomorrow? Oh, but just let me paint this nostalgia feeling away.
Just a few made-up examples
By dreaming your work exists.