I’ve been in such a big damned hurry to fit everything in. So often I have said that I can sleep when I am dead because now is the time for living. But living with this ever present urgency can push me past some of the things that I can only experience when I slow down.
Ambition drives me get out into the world and challenge what I think I know. This has led me to discover unique and interesting people and experiences along the way.
However, the internet perverts this search for the new and unusual and serves as a crutch for lazy, half-learning; It can create a sense of entitlement for on-demand, pseudo-stimulus.
It’s good to put my phone down every now and again. Occasionally it is necessary to stop expecting what I want and let this moment be all that I need. If I can content myself to just be here in this moment, I will not be disappointed when I can fully experience what this moment has to offer instead of lamenting what I could have had.
Here’s to having this moment…