Reason #44 to Keep Living: Naps

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Busy days, filled with family and friends, sluggish with work both for school and paid, stuffed to the brim with exhaustion and weird stomach pains, nearly always require naps. Here’s the bed in which I slept this afternoon. It is sufficiently, if not exceedingly, cozy. I remain grateful that I have this extraordinarily piece of furniture to curl up in. Continue reading

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Reason #12 to Keep Living: Lazy Dayz

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A home-made Lego movie set: creativity at its finest!

Lazy days sprout creativity. They allow enough head space for the mind to form new thoughts, ideas, and ways of envisioning itself in the world. Lazy days are essentially days of rest for a bloated brain, and this form of mental relaxation is necessary for the birth of creative projects.

At least, that’s what I tell myself on lazy days, when I do nothing more than read an excess of Wuthering Heights out loud, jot down a few story ideas in my notebook, play around on an out-of-tune guitar and electric drum kit, and watch my boyfriend make a stop-motion film out of some Lego, Bristol board, and a camera. Continue reading