Absolutely Nothing

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Sometimes, it's good to do absolutely nothing.

I'm one of those people that can easily fill up all of their time with stuff. Got some spare time? I'll grab a book, listen to a podcast, talk to a friend, go for a walk, or, less often, clean up my surroundings. Most of these things are good, and I should be doing them. But they stop being so valuable when they start filling out every single living minute of one's life.

I did not do any of these things today. In fact, I did absolutely nothing.

But all that not-doing-anything, incredibly unproductive time, that made me feel bad at first:

It's a Saturday, so you should be spending time with your family, not laying on the ground doing nothing you dumbass.

finally gave me space to listen to myself. I've had a chance to reconsider things I already made up my mind on. A chance to see things I could not see running from place to place. Creation comes out of boredom.

In the end, the day left me with a little insight. I am going to work on it immediately, as it is something I've ignored for too long.

I had already discovered that insight some time ago. But hey, life is circular. Doing nothing is the balance to doing everything.


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