Prioritize time! Do as much as you can in one day, simultaneously thinking about art, life, and people. Live by the hour.
It’s nice to think all of the time. But I think it’s nice to at least think about what you are doing and it’s result every hour.
This is really great for a liberal education where several disciplines are wanted, as it provides a gestalts. Life, film, non-fiction all come together. Knowledge is confirmed in several forms.
One is also simply less likely to fall into routine slave-like work.