There’s a scene in Office Space, one of my favourite films, where two of the characters are discussing what they would do with a million dollars. I remember watching the film for the first time several years ago when things were extremely tough in my personal life, and Peter’s response really struck a chord with me:
Peter Gibbons: I would relax… I would sit on my ass all day… I would do nothing.
Yes. This. This is what I would do, I thought to myself. Of course, doing nothing every day would become tedious and boring very quickly, but in the state of panic and anxiety that I had, with such an immense amount of pressure on a daily basis, the idea of doing nothing sounded like heaven.
And now, since my life has changed, I find that I can do just that whenever I can and I make no apologies for it. Me Time has become important. It’s a chance to switch my brain off and relax. My confidence has grown to the extent where I am comfortable in my own company, so during my me time, I’ll take every opportunity to thoroughly enjoy it as much as possible! Continue reading