Over the years, I have noticed one thing about myself. I am a creature of habit, I wake up, I get my coffee (without which I can’t start my morning) and then, I get to work. I used to go to work but ever since my unemployment I have started to read. Even that has become a habit now and it’s unlikely that it will be an easy one to get rid of.
I have always read a lot, I always made time for reading in the day no matter how busy I was. It’s really odd for me to have spent a day without reading and if that happened then you know there’s something wrong. Anyway, the other day I was thinking about habits in general. Some of them really good ones and some are…not.
I know my vices and I try not to get too overwhelmed by them, getting lost in a book is one of them. Then there’s the need to cook something different, sometimes I go over the top and manage to make my family slightly mad at me. I think it’s the boredom or the fear of boredom that’s making do this.
I am fond of cooking and trying new things but it’s never been this bad, almost every week I want to try something new, some new recipe. There’s a sort of desperation in it, I think, and that worries me. Why am I doing this? Is it simply the lack of mental stimulation or is it something more? Would it be better once I get a job? (I hope so!)
Do you guys have anything like that? A habit that becomes a bit too hard to let go of? Or just something that you feel isn’t good for you but you keep doing it anyway? Or something that’s not bad, per se but it’s not quite good for you either? Or is it just me? (I hope not.)