Just woke up after an insomniattic sleep session. That’s a cool word, insomniattic. I think it was all of the tramadol I took yesterday while enjoying an day massage session.
It’s nice to have a blog when you’re traveling alone, just making a post like this makes me feel like others are with me. I’m not alone today though, a girl from Bangkok is visiting me here for a couple of days, but she is Thai, which means our communication is limited since the Thai I speak and understand is very basic and her English isn’t great.
There are 3 ways people tend to live their lives….
In the Past…
I don’t have much experience with this personally, but I imagine it’s the type of people who are stuck on the same routines, doing the same thing everyday rarely venturing into anything new. When they do make a change, it’s only to do something or go somewhere they’ve already been.
In the Future…
I found myself doing this at different periods throughout my life and it’s a place where I feel many Americans are today. Living in the future is where you put things off all of the time. Waiting… to do something when something else happens. “Yes, I always wanted to try that” …I’ll do that after Halloween when I have more time.
OR … I’d love to go do that… I’ll wait and do it in 2 months when I’m in better shape, or when my next pay check comes, or when I have someone else to go do it with.
Partly they are excuses, other times, BUT MOSTLY, it’s about making PLANS, you live to make PLANS in the future instead of living the present and just doing it. Plans are okay, I make a lot of plans, but I don’t want to get caught up in it where I’m living today thinking about my future plans. Which brings me to
In the Present…
Living in the present is hard and I don’t see too many people do this. Just do it. Doesn’t mean you have to do something amazing all the time, it just means that you live in the moment. Focus on what you want to do now, enjoy what you have and what you can do in the present. Be in the moment. Whether where you are right now is amazing, or is average or completely sucks, that’s okay, experience it, feel it, be it.
Speaking of the present, this video just came on MTV here in Thailand and has been playing a ton lately. I like video.
What’s up for today?
I don’t know, I’m in a beautiful city. I could make a bunch of plans right now and create an awesome day, but then I’d following a schedule and that could get in the way of living in the present. I’m okay with having an average day as long as I’m in it.