The emptiness we feel every now and then, when we feel so much stuck at some level in life, the wheel of progress stops as if something hinders its motion and you don’t know what is wrong with you, you seemed so enthusiastic about getting your everyday to do list done at first but now you just can’t do it,you are empty and you’re getting low on energy, you can no longer focus your energies, every day is the same as the day before , and even though you know your life is being wasted on nothing but staring at the ceiling.. you remain still.
feeling empty is just like when you remove a cake from its mold and eat it, and the mold remains there all alone feeling lonely after you striped it from its cake. when I feel empty I lose the desire for doing anything even the stuff I adore, I don’t feel like running,not even drawing and I never know what is wrong with me. so I decided to search for solutions and I kept trying every possible one and here is what worked for me:
Break the routine:
we all have different routines, mine was going for a run everyday, drawing, reading, doing house chores and some other stuff I don’t have to mention, everyday was just the same, and even though I feel like I fly on the wings of blissful whenever I do any of these stuff I mentioned before except for house chores of course, I feel bored sometimes. everything seems to be monotonous and boring, so I thought about breaking the routine and doing a new thing, something that would add a little bit of colors to my life so I joined a teaching organization where students themselves teach other students but first we have to go through an extensive period of training. next thing I did was running with other people and getting to know new friends on the move and changing the route whenever I have the chance. one more thing I did was listening to myself and my body and learn what I need and when do I need it, for example if I wanted to watch a good movie, I would watch a good movie, if I wanted to go to specific place I would go to that place.
We often resist the things we need:
we people often resist the things we need, sometimes when we feel down we feel like not doing anything at all and what we need seems to be what we don’t need. a friend of mine was feeling down, when we asked her to go out with us she refused saying that everything is stressing her out and she don’t feel like meeting anybody or going anywhere, and even though she didn’t go out with us thinking she will be okay if she stayed on her own, she wasn’t, she’s gone even worse because she resisted what she needed, loneliness and isolation do us no favor.
so don’t suppress you feelings, go out for a walk, watch a good movie, dance in the rain, watch the moon, look at the stars, scream like crazy, get your head out of the car’s window and feel the wind on your face, dance to your favorite song, make new friends, hug everybody, smile at everyone, join a club, do a sport, try a new thing,do whatever you think is suitable for you.
Have fun and forget all about the stress:
We have got a lot of papers to write, a lot of work to do, exams to study for, a decision to make, a future to plan for, a girl to marry, a friend you want to make up with, a mistake you want to apologize for, a flaw you want to get rid of, a friendship you want to win, an assignment you want to finish, a grade you’d love to get, a finish line you’d love to get to.. We have got a lot more in our minds than we can handle!
Sometimes we have to forget all about the important stuff for some time!
Sometimes we have to give ourselves a break !
Sometimes we need to have some fun, and get away from all the stress we have in life!
It’s not anything like being careless with your life; it’s just giving yourself a break for getting the energy you need to deal with what you face now and what to come, just like your body if you don’t provide it with the food it needs it won’t just work, so if you weren’t giving yourself the fun it needs, yourself won’t t respond as efficiently as you’d love,
so try to color your life with smiles, laughter and joy, life is worth living only if we knew how to live it.