Why aren’t you on standby, oh Mind of mine?
I’ve done everything needed, to shut you down fine!
Yet here you are, keeping us both wide awake,
Let me please get some downtime? …for goodness’ sake!
Thoughts; ideas; concepts; concerns; observations;
Slosh around in this head of mine, testing my patience,
Life’s not bad, I am grateful, my path is amazing,
I just hope these black bags, don’t turn into suitcases!
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I’m laying here writing this at Stupid O’Clock in the morning, after having yet another consecutive (practically) sleepless night. Yes, to my dismay, my mind continues to race, keeping itself occupied with multiple things, no matter how hard I try to get it to do the opposite, and take a well earned break!
I am historically a very light sleeper, it has been the case from as early as I can remember, I usually pick up on the slightest unfamiliar noises, I can also accurately recall my entire family’s nighttime habits every morning… I guess that’s the curse of the protector, you seem to stay in a constant state of awareness and readiness.
I assume that’s why my mind has chosen to stay so active both day and night, and while it is a frustrating burden, it may also be the root cause of my seemingly never-ending creativity, so it may well be a blessing in disguise, albeit a tiring disguise! 😆 Given the ideas it affords me though, I can’t complain much!
The late, great Nelson Mandela used to get less than 4 hours sleep a night, but when you look back at what he was able to achieve because of that, it is truly remarkable! I guess it’s knowing when to try to sleep, and when to be productive, a balance I’m still trying to find… so, how little sleep, is enough? …who knows!
Love and Respect always,
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