In which I angst over unwarranted anxiousness


Ever have one of those days? Days when nothing in particular is going wrong, yet your stomach has the size, consistency and standard velocity of a ping-pong ball during a high-stakes game? No? Lucky you! So yeah, I’ve been in a bit of a Mood today. Don’t know why. Unfortunately for me  my subconscious has a mind -and occasionally voices- of its own. Which means that sometimes I feel things and I’m not particularly certain why. Not much that can be done about it, hence my occasional bouts of obsessive cleaning and/or cooking (much to my flatmates’ chagrin, I imagine). What am I going to do about it? Clean first. It doesn’t pay to argue with your compulsions and anyway I can’t think in a cluttered house. Then I’m going to give  myself a holiday! Have a bubble bath, open a bag of popcorn I’ve been saving, guilt-trip whoever’s closer into sitting through my latest favourite movie.

And then tomorrow I’m going to do something slightly different. I used to have trouble falling asleep when I was younger, which led to some very extensive and very complicated daydreams (is that the word? I was basically telling myself stories, trying to fall asleep). Lately though this has been happening less and less, what with me going to bed already half asleep…Now that I’m on spring break though I don’t need to wake up at any particular time. So, like some people do movie marathons, I will do a daydream marathon! I’ll stay in bed and do nothing but nap and peruse my mental library until I’m bored (or the next day comes, whichever happens first). Not sure for how long I’ll keep it up, my self-set time limit is twenty-four hours, but I’ll keep you posted.

Anyone else have any good down-time activities to suggest?

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