Cursed with a brain that leaves little time for rest and a constant need to occupy my time, my mind can fill itself with any number of random thoughts in a day.
The problem is when it leads to feelings of anxiety and modern societies glorification of being ‘busy’. I’ve been putting in a concerted effort for the past year or so to push back against this norm, slow down and learn to appreciate the little things, because as American writer Kurt Vonnegut warned, “enjoy the little things in life, because one day you’ll look back and realise they were the big things”.
I’m beginning to see the truth in this more and more everyday. What makes me look back and smile during those stressful times in the day? What do I cling to when I need a little push or reminder of how sweet life is?
It’s waking up…
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