I didn’t blog for a while and I have a reason for this, but right now I’m living this nomadic life and ready to share some of the insights.
Everyone can do anything. We just need to start doing what we want, what we have planned a long time ago, but didn't start moving things from ToDo to Done. All the things that come between ToDo and Done are bullshit. We just need to ignore it. But what about inspiration, creative state, and all this stuff? These are the things that you shouldn't care about until you start making an actual progress. I can guarantee you that you'll find the inspiration and come up with ideas during the process of work. If not then something is wrong with you. I know, I was there and if personal issues keep bothering you then you should make it a full-time job to resolve them. Because this kind of things can make everything worth and if you don't resolve them for a long time it gets harder and harder to do it.
Currently, I'm looking for a way to clean up my schedule to fit in my book and product that I was hoping to finish until the middle of this summer, but because of personal stuff, I couldn't make it. I was looking for a reason why my productivity dropped.
I went on sabbatical for a month and traveled through Thai islands. I was looking for something. I wanted to change my lifestyle. But really I was looking a way to reinvent myself. I analyzed what I was doing for the past several years. What results do I have? Where is this road leads me to? I saw and continue seeing different people and their lifestyle during the trip. This is a really rich experience, especially in Asian countries. Because you can meet people from anywhere around the world. Since everything here is different and often you go out of the comfort zone and see how other nomads and travelers do the same.
It's something similar to reset button. But it doesn't happen in several weeks. I was hoping to feel myself differently after a couple of weeks and enjoy the rest of the sabbatical in a more relaxed state. I was wrong and I started to feel chilled after one month. I didn't expect to feel myself so differently. It's like being under pressure and having all your muscles tensed for a long time. So they feel like a rock and anything you try to stop the constant tension and anxiety doesn't work. That's the moment when you understand why you should be different and why you shouldn't stop reinventing yourself. Humans are not robots and we need changes all the time to feel alive. To bring more to this world we need to start from ourselves.
Blogging is a game changer. Long story short, I decided to start over and share more personal experience in design, traveling and nomadic life. I believe it will help me to systematize everything that happens and I want to share it so it will be useful for people as well.