The Trouble With Loving Too Many Things – How to Be Less Distracted

I can be easily distracted. There’s easily half-a-dozen different lives and lifestyles that I can imagine for myself, and I could be happy with any of these paths. From dreams of being a traveling nomad, to desires of becoming articulate in movement through dance, to thoughts about continuing my studies in earth science, and even new pursuits of counseling psychology – these broad and varied interests all have a life of their own. I often find myself torn between the need to explore more into each of these interests and convincing myself to take my time, while at the same time, feeling restless about not being able to commit.

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Rediscover Yourself

From one day to the next, we just try to get by.  We finish one paper, we start studying for the next mid-term.  We watch the same TV show at the same time each week.  We take the same route to work or class.  With these repetitions we may not realized that we have transformed into different individuals.  Our values, hopes, and aspirations may have actually changed since we have last reflected on them.  Personally, this summer, I would like to rediscover myself.  Would you like to do the same? (more…)

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