I don’t believe in luck. I believe in the opportunities that I create. To build I need to work, a lot. I need to plant seeds, a lot of them, and seeing 99% of them wither.
It’s that less than 0,01% that gives returns. That changed my life. So I know I cannot be without doing something towards that little lucky-made seed.
But… But, but! But at the same time if I don’t carve a space to hear my thoughts I become a mindless executor who loses any taste in life. It would be just work and ambition. I would just burn out (and I did it many times so far).
So, when I have the luxury of doing absolutely nothing, oh man! At first, is disorienting, your work intoxicated brain looks for something to do, “to keep yourself busy”. Then you realize, I can “do nothing”! What the hell am I trying to do, here!
Oh, beautiful sensation and joy. That is Christmas! That is a celebration to me. Doing nothing.
It might endure too little but when I get those rare moments I am out of this world.
So, good life to you! Nurture, carve, find and cherish those moments of doing absolutely nothing.
Does it ever happen to you? Call me.
Thanks to Annemarie Munk for the inspiration.