Hello screen, I started feeling that you are my best friend (after my wife of course) because I genuinely feel that there are no restrictions when I talk to you and more importantly, I will never be judged no matter how absurd I may sound. I never realized how important it was to vent out my thoughts, struggles and pain until I fell in love with writing. Sometimes, I just do not understand how this whole life works but what I understand for sure is that I cannot go on with it alone without figuring out a way of letting go.
I know I am not the only one who is facing things I don’t like and I know that there are people out there who are barely surviving. Regardless, we all need that hobby that takes us somewhere else where there is no one and nothing but joy and happiness. We need to look deep into ourselves and find that thing that makes us click and smile and then grab it so tightly and never let go for it is our getaway from our reality.
My mom used to tell me when I was a kid, “when you’re sad, go get a piece of paper and start writing your feelings and whatever that comes into your head. When you’re done, tear it down and throw it away and your feelings will be gone with it.”
From that moment, I developed a hobby of writing. Unfortunately, I am not the most consistent person on earth as you can tell from the gaps between my posts; however, I love writing on a notecard almost daily, to myself, about how I feel and how thankful I am for all what I’ve been given. If it were up to me, I’d quit everything and just write for living but maybe one day.
Bottom line is … find out what your hobby is and always make some time for it. So may I ask you, what time is it?