A budding film producer with a few projects in the works; including two feature films, a few shorts, and some multimedia projects.
Indeed, one of the most insightful articles I've read on the subject--thank you for providing this!
It goes without saying that those of us who intend to make a life of film, will pretty much give our lives for it. Myself included, but what has been helpful for me is a sentiment taken from Larry Turman: You've got to live life to be inspired by it!
That said, we can never deny how our personal experiences imparts something special on our work, so we have to have relationships, adventures, sadness and jubilation.
Finally, don't forget you're health! Mentally, physically and emotionally.