Posts tagged ‘routine’

2014

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                           *I took this photo of a sunset!*

A lot of the time, years just go by without really anyone noticing. I guess this is why everyone always says ‘Wow, it’s December already!’ or the frequent ‘You son of a gun Winchesterz, you stole my year waiting for your next blog post!’**

It’s crazy how fast time flies, especially when you’ve already got a routine set out. Wake up in the morning, go to work, go to the gym, sleep, eat in between sometime, somewhere. I’m always encouraging people to break the routine, and to do things they haven’t done, or to simply just stop at the end of the day for a good half hour and just…be. I normally do this; I am lucky enough to live in a place where the sun sets at around 7:30 pm, lucky enough to work at a place literally a stone’s throw from the beach, so even if I finish work at 6, I still have enough time to enjoy the sun setting over the glorious Indian Ocean. I’m starting to see more and more people doing the same, and I can tell you right now, in that span of half hour to an hour of watching the sun set, everyone who is watching in that moment has never felt more serene in their entire life. It’s as if all the troubles in the world are gone, a weight’s off your shoulders, and it’s just you (and well I guess the others who are also in your vicinity). It’s important to have this moment, as with the way the world is going, everyone’s beginning to forget how to breathe.

Wow-wee, didn’t mean to get all zen on you guys like that, but what comes to mind, goes onto paper. Or well, web post. If you’d like, please, read on. If not, happy holidays, stay safe and I’ll be seeing you on the side of 2015!

** – Is a complete assumption.

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Routine – A way of life

***Warning: Geez, I’m on a roll with these personal posts***

How many of you wake up in the morning at the same time every day? I’m guilty of that. How many of you do the exact same thing after waking up? Guilty. How many of you have a morning ritual that you must do before you start your day? Again, guilty. How many of you go to work or do practically the same thing every day, only to wake up and repeat the process the next day? My guess is that everyone reading my blog right now answered in the affirmative to all these questions. There is something unique in the way everyone leads a different life, but are bound by a particular set of habits or activities that carries through day after day, week after week, months after months and year after year. You can argue that these people are too scared to break out of habit and are simply under the control of their fate, or you can say that they are just living their life, unparalleled in their own way, the masters of their own destiny. But even after all this, we have no choice but to agree that at some point, the lives we lead are run by the grace and harmony of routine.

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