Real life keeps distracting me
Sorry Internet ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I really want to post for the internet but real life keeps distracting me. It feels so good to finally have this problem.
Below are five things I thought were worth sharing this week:
No blog post, just a short story:
I checked my email twice last weekend. I usually check it multiple times a day- out of habit, boredom, and/or escapism. Nothing much ever happens; just a few emails scattered throughout the day- A shipment from order #388134 is out for delivery, You Have Overdue Items from the library, and a random marketing email I hit unsubscribe from. For the amount of time I check my email, it’s a bit embarrassing. But this weekend, I just didn't get around to it. Real life kept distracting me: real life, real people, real moments. I want more.
I still found some time to listen to Why Is U.S. Media So Negative? from Freakonomics. It pairs well with chores. I consider anything that validates my decision to quit the news good. Enjoy!
I don’t have a quote to share with you this week, but I asked a psychiatrist what advice he has for getting as close to better mental wellbeing as possible, and the answer might shock you! Make every effort to live as close to who you are as possible.
I didn’t read anything this week- no books, no articles, but I enjoyed plenty of good stories, well-timed jokes, and interesting opinions. Too bad (good?) I can’t package it up for digital consumption, but more please.
A question for you this week: If you were banned from internet access indefinitely, how would you spend your days differently? Something to consider.
That’s all for this week!
Thank you for reading, and please share with anyone you think may benefit.
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Until next time,