Uncomfortable

Keri Smith Wreck It Journal Pocket ScavengerThese two books, while fun, really push my comfort level. I originally bought them for something fun and different to do but they’ve become something more.

I spent a good chunk of the past 5 or so years in an uncreative box, just sort of “being”. After a horrible job experience, I took a job that didn’t require me to think. Looking back that was quite possibly one of the worst things I could have ever done. I slowly quit everything that required thought, even things that I loved doing. It was intentional in the beginning because I was so burned out. The rest just sort of happened.

What a dangerous thing to just let happen.

Now I’m at the point where everyday is a ridiculous struggle to look at the bigger picture. Even my troubleshooting skills at work are a bit rusty as a result. I still get the job done but instead of immediately trying to figure out more creative approach to an issue, I try to bulldoze my way through it first. (A work example is the easiest to explain without getting too deep into stuff. This is affects me at a much larger scale in my personal life.)

Anyway.

Both books push me to look at things from a different perspective. I mean… who would intentionally bring a book into a shower with them, rip out or even lick pages? Thinking outside of my little, uncreative box is so hard right now but this sure is a great way to do it.

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2 Responses to Uncomfortable

  1. Jeanne says:

    There is some fun stuff in those books though! I have the pocket scavenger hunt but have yet to start anything. I should bring it next time we get together.

    • Kit-Kat says:

      There really is a lot of fun stuff in the books! You should bring it along the next time we get together. OR… we can just set up a random day mid-week, do a couple from our book & a couple from mine. It’s fun to do with people.

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