A day without inspiration

It’s not the end of the world

Drifter & Brownie (image taken by Author)

It’s day 7.

I am busy writing down a thought, idea or lesson a day. For a hundred days.

For the first time in a week, I don’t have a lot of inspiration or motivation to write. I feel the urge to push trough on my challenge, but at the same time I would love to just write nothing today.

I hate the feeling of failing. I have felt that feeling more than once today.

But you know what? Failing can only happen in the eyes of another person, or an ideal you have created for yourself. Failing is relative. And YOU decide whether you let other people or your self-made ideals impact you. So stop torturing yourself. Sometimes it isn’t the end of the world to take a break.

Give yourself a break. Or else you will loose the most important ingredient to achieving anything: ‘the fun’.

That’s what I’m going to do. And if you’re reading this, that’s what you should do as well.

You are doing great. And as a bonus, you’ll feel charged up again tomorrow :)

I am going to close my laptop right now to enjoy the rest of the evening with my wife. See you tomorrow!

— Christiaan van Eijk

Before you leave…

I want to thank you for being here. You are one of my first readers! Since discovering I will be a father soon, I have decided to start sharing a single thought, idea, or experience with you, per day. For a hundred days. The article you are reading right now, is article #007. I hope you are as excited as I am. I am writing it for you. And believe me… Writing is not my strong suit. (But let’s try anyway!)

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Husband & Soon-To-Be-Father —Sharing my thoughts for a 100 days straight. | Because ideas drown in solitude way too often.

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