Everyday Inspiration, Day Four: A Story in a Single Image

train station

Images — including photographs and works of art — can as starting points for stories, essays, poems, and personal musings.

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We’re all so busy aren’t we? We keep our calendars filled from sun up till sun down with activities whether work or social. We rush from place to place always in a hurry, gritting our teeth in never-ending traffic.
Then at the end of the day we complain that there is still not enough time and not enough money to do everything we want to do.
Our minds are programmed that they must always be busy doing something. Even in our down time we entertain our minds with Facebook and Instagram or any other app that can keep our attention. We want nothing to do with having nothing to do, so we keep going and going until our stress levels are so high that we are forced to stop.
Why do we do this to ourselves?
Why do we place our rest and state of mind in last place?

I find myself these days yearning for something else. A change a pace or scenery because I’m so tired of the grind. Traffic in the morning and the afternoon and the evening. Traffic all the time. All the emails, texts, chats, because someone is always talking. Someone always wants something, needs something, or demands something of you.
I feel as if I am holding the entire world together with just glue and string because I am barely holding on. For once I’d like to wake up not feeling burdened by obligation. Not feeling like I’m only surviving but not thriving.

How does a girl escape her own world?



*Photo by Nicolai Bernsten




4 thoughts on “Everyday Inspiration, Day Four: A Story in a Single Image

  1. So expressively written! You take a deep breath and step back! Don’t answer he emails, the texts, don’t look at the computer. Step back and know that the world will not fall apart if one day you take for yourself and take a breather! We all need those days! Good luck to you!

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