Because we live in a cosmopolitan city, a lot of times we are running here and there, for school, after-class activities, or meeting after meeting.
Well, my days are mostly packed 24/7, Mondays to Sundays. I juggle with not only school, but I work and also am doing an internship. As if that is not enough, I have my own job where I collaborate with companies and have to ensure that I produce photos that meet their approvals and standards.
Most of my weekdays are packed the minute I step out the door. From 9am all the way to 11pm when I reach home. Yup, that’s four all of the five weekdays. And weekends are meant for my internship and my personal projects with companies.
Sometimes, it does get pretty exhausting and I will feel like giving up something. But then, I realise how much fun I am having, whether it’s my job, internship or my personal projects. I can never give on any one of them.
But it’s important to realise that once in a while you need to slow down and recuperate.
I’m someone who needs lots of activities to fill up the day so I won’t get bored. Those around me are constantly reminding me to slow down or my health will get affected. But guess what, even when I’m sick, I’m thinking about my personal projects. Making plans and all. I can never seem to slow down.
Exercising is in a sense a way for me to slow down. That’s when I really stop thinking about what projects I have, or what assignments are due. I really enjoy the moment and relax. It allows me the enjoy the greenery surrounding me, and even better, get off my phone for awhile, as the place I go for runs or treks, does not have any phone reception.
So if your days are as packed as mine, don’t forget to slow down once in a while, enjoy the moment and learn to appreciate the things around you.