A quagmire of uninspired blahness

August 20, 2015

It’s a dirty secret that we all carry. Some days (or weeks/months/years) you cannot muster up any enthusiasm. You aren’t unhappy, but most days you are looking through a lens of “meh”. 

When you are hit on every side with messages about living life to the fullest, you can feel like a putterhead for not being excited about getting out of bed in the morning.

I get frustrated when I go into a quagmire of uninspired blahness. I get angry, a little bit pissy. And I think it’s never going to end. I’ve thought of my last passionate idea, I’ve done everything that gives me a buzz, I can’t find any more special anything.

I think back to when I was flying through life. Dripping water all over the floor from jumping out of the shower to tap out a thought. Having days fly by and seeing all that I made/wrote/built at the end of the night. Those times always looked like they were in a soft focus, glittering with fairy dust and dancing flowers.

I forget that the in-between days (thanks, Cure) are my rest period. That being uninspired gives me time to refill the bucket of inspiration. It doesn’t make it less sucky but it does light a spark.

Where are you right now – refilling your bucket or tapping into it?



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