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More Onesies Less Elevator Noise

That’s right. A self-reflection article should have a clever title that makes people think, and this title is exactly how I am feeling right now. I am someone who gets very overwhelmed by all the choices and amazing things around me. The realization that I need to focus and tune out is much overdue, and on this sunny and enlightening Friday at precisely 11:09 am, I start here.

In a modern world such as the one many walk on today, year 2013, we are blatantly forced to consume multimedia messages, day in and day out. Thousands of images on Facebook telling us what we ‘Like’ so we can save the world, support religious culture and of course, the most grumpy cat on the internet. Technology moving so fast, you could leave the modern world for a mere week and when you return, you’re considered part of the stone-age. So many choices on what food to eat, from which restaurant, following which food trend of the moment. No wonder we often can’t make decisions quickly enough to keep up with our fast-paced society.

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The Next Grumpy Cat??

If what I am describing is any relation to how you feel on a weekly basis, you are not alone. I believe there are millions of people, in our modern-world bubble, racing against their minds and our so well-developed culture. I also believe, as amazing and predominate the human species is, we are going in the wrong direction. Completely.

The faster we run as a modern human race, the faster we consume, the faster we dispose and ultimately, the faster we lose our minds and the world in which we live in. Ironically, losing our literal minds is not such a loss, as there are robots being developed as we speak (by modern-day humans). As I know everyone has read on Facebook or somewhere of the sort, we are destroying our world and ourselves. I am not here to preach to you, just put it into perspective. The fact that, yes, we are overwhelmed by messages from every direction, allows us to forget the most important one of all. We can’t live the glorious lives we do, without the use of the planet we walk on.

Wear more onesies and you eliminate one extra choice you have to make during your compounded day. Block out the elevator noise and pay attention to what really matters (whatever that is, in your mind).

Source: dexikas.blogspot.com

**article was inspired by not knowing what to wear on the first spring warm day, and trying on clothing choices for too long until I realized how much of a waste of time it was. Then, I put on a onesie and life seemed so much simpler and the clothing choice was made. Secondly, knowing how much I need to better focus on my tasks at hand, I decided to block the elevator noise.

 

Long Hair… Don’t Care?

Just a normal day. Like every other day. Getting ready to go out, go to the cafe, go shopping, buy a naughty costume, drink six jugs of sangria, ya know, whatever it is you like to do.

And then it happens. Just a complete day ruiner. No, I am not talking about the time your dollar store lighter stops working.

I’m talking about when…You get your purse stuck in your hair. Yep. I really hate that, but, you know what they say, right? Long Hair, Don’t Care!

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Don’t Panic

If you’re anything like me, then this has happened to you. You may not have told anyone and struggled to free yourself. I know, I’ve been there. I am glad you found this random article on the internetz. Because now, you will never struggle again.

This is what you do…

1. Don’t Panic, Stand still

2. Take a funny picture (Make fun of yourself first before anyone else can)

3. Make your sister, ( Or boyfriend, aunt, friend, dare I say, neighbour, whoever) to get it out for you

4. You’re free

So next time this happens to you, don’t fret, it’s all a part of being awesome, with long hair. Don’t let a little issue like this cramp your style. Because, you know…

Long Hair, Don’t Care!

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