Brooding is an important part of the writing process

Thinking too much has a bad rep, but for a writer it’s as useful as reading

Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’. Photo: 139904/Pixabay/Pixabay licence

Brooding is one of the unhealthiest things we humans do. Well, maybe that’s an overstatement, considering war, rape, Viktor Orbán and chain smoking — but it certainly isn’t good for you. It’s not only a symptom but also a cause of both depression and…