Because the Night: Are you a night owl or are you the early bird? What’s your most productive time of day? When do you do your best work?
Out of the 24 hours, it is only the first 16 to 18 hours of the day that are spent doing some very important and some not so important but regular activities. And I have always liked the idea of getting up early starting a day with some quick stretches and such, it kick starts the day with the much needed rush leading to an up-beat mood.
The time that we utilise in eating, walking and talking is where the regular not so important fits in and then you go out to try and make a difference in the world (by doing your job) because even small things do matter, but as the day passes by it only becomes a drag, what it lacks is a creative outlet making it very mundane.
So, the day time is just meh!
It is the evenings that get me refreshed and I feel that after dinner comes the personal time and it feels like the world is yours. Well, at least figuratively it is. I mean this is your time and it is entirely up to you how you want to spend it. I choose to watch TV, spend time with family and write in that time – that is my creative outlet.
When I was a student, I used to study and do assignments late at night, even that was creative and much more interesting than having to deal with clients and what not at my work-place. Your work might be creative, but you can not shake out the feeling that you are doing it for someone else, being hard-pressed under time, and in a team. Hahaha there is a tendency of a lot being said/planned than done and that only makes me lazy.
The “normal” days are just full of colours and sounds, it is not only distracting but interesting as well. So it is the night time that brings you to one of the most important things – you and your interests. Yes, sleeping is important and it does follow, but until your body can do with just the 5-6 hours of sleep or less be the owl and hoot away the night.
If not now, when… right?
I am writing after three weeks wow. What a slumber I have had!