Following years of being glued to her Blackberry and the Internet news cycle, Glynnis MacNicol felt burned out and broken down. But she never expected what would come subsequent: the dissociative glee that came with being a woman who does nothing. Nothing at all.
Some three years ago, after shooting up the career ladder as a media reporter and manager, I quite suddenly quit my very well-paying-if not dream-job at a leading website. And then, for a long time afterward, I did nothing.