Let's talk projects.
Now, that word has a huge variety of different definitions and I'm not writing about anything specific. Having something to do, look forward to, or just occupy your time gives me life force. If I couldn't have anything to work on, my life would be meaningless. That must be true for everyone more or less. I sometimes feel a little special for my inability to stay still for any longer periods of time without anything to do with my hands. Some might find this contradictory because I am a "hardcore" gamer and spend even an unhealthy amount of time on said activity.
Lucklily for me, there's been proven studies of video games improving various skills, such as creativity, problem solving, planning, perception, social interactions and musical skills. Most importantly though.. It's something to do, right? Watching movies and shows usually require a big leap of effort for me in order to start, which is exactly why I prefer video games over watching flicks on netflix. However, once I get immersed into a good show or movie, there's no pulling me back.
Back on projects, what am I trying to tell you? Now, today I've been seriously excited over several things. I finally got my home address changed to my father's place. I've gotten a few more things to get rid of, further getting into a minimalistic lifestyle. I also have a new video in making. This video cannot be shared to the public though, for it contains activities with me and my friends throughout our highschool years and I'd like to keep it strictly local. Nevertheless, I already feel like this is going to be my best piece of entertainment yet. Not to worry, there are a few videos out in the public domain for you to see.
For those of you who haven't seen my Joyology -series on Youtube, here's a link to the playlist. I am the main actor in the series and the whole trilogy takes like about two minutes of your time. It's about a man named Joe (never revealed officially until now) and basically the trilogy shows his appreciation towards his job, for now. More episodes are written but we lack the proper set in order to make them reality. Perhaps someday, now that I'm starting to find excitement in these projects.
Biggest rescue for me though, is this blog. I've seen spikes of activity recently, supposedly because I shared the link already on Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr. Even if I didn't have anything interesting to write about, being the author of my own thoughts has helped me get over anxiety quite effectively.
Are you self-conscious about the things you do and say? Perhaps even the things you think about? There are people who rarely question themselves and their behaviour. I read an amazing quote just today, which was something along the lines of:
"When you get too comfortable, that's when you stop growing"
Sceptism gets you a long way, disregarding doesn't. Being able to self-improve and learn new things constantly is a grand thing to keep in mind, if you're anything like me. It really is true when they say that you learn something new everyday. Of course, I cannot be the one to tell you what's good and what's not for you, but my job here is to just plant these ideas in your head to see if they'll nurture or die out eventually. A little poetry here and there.
It seems that every published post makes my passion for writing grow significantly. Now that I've written this much and gotten a little experience with it, there's a good chance of me starting to write my own visual novel. Alongside with these entries and reviews, there's a lot for one man to have at once. There's a dream where I'd get a hundred entries published and you would be able to see how I have grown and improved. I'd then publish a compact entry where I'd collect the most significant pieces of my philosophies. That would be like a fresh introduction for new readers. Like I told you, projects give me meaning.
Do you have any projects going on at the moment? It could vary from cleaning the house, organizing your photo albums, fixing that damned bicycle, watching the entirety of J.R.R. Tolkien's scripted "The Lord of the Rings", learning that new song to play with a violin, assembling a drawer bought from IKEA or just collecting things to donate. It really doesn't matter! This is my idea of having projects, a.k.a. living your basic day-to-day life. Don't worry, your sweet author Miko here won't nag, but seriously, you got to stop procrastinating. I know I still do it, you know you do it, so knock it off. It's seriously unhealthy.
Now, earlier today I published another one of those cursed texts, which was completely mood-based pondering about me being inperfect and just feeling really depressive. Eleven hours later, I feel like anew and full of life. I got one problem.. kind of solved. Rather not talk about it at this point, but I feel like myself again.
Milestone of the day goes to a video done by me. It's basically a montage of old Omegle videos about me and a friend of mine, where we'd just goof around and search for interesting people to talk with. Sadly, we met almost none. The video was about a dude wearing a paper bag on their head who threatened to slaughter us with a knife and listened to "Blood Sugar by Pendulum" while dancing to the beat.
I wasn't seen in the video but my embarrassing laugh could be distinguished from all the dubstep. This all happened in 2013 as we spent the whole night on Omegle with Fraps recording the entirety of it, whilst both playing "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" on our separate computers. Those were the days. Weather at the time, being summer and all, allowed us to keep the window frame open the whole night. Yeah, I love to do that.
Anyway, I think that's enough for now. I keep a good one and a half pages as a good measure for a post. That way, there's hopefully little to no dragging, a good quantity of things to talk about and space for a little sidenote here at the end. Soon though, I'd need to take a new point of view as I don't want to become too traditional. I already promised myself no not make this a routine and have as much variety as humanly possible. But that's what sideprojects are for, hehe. Anyway, here's a lovely piano tune for you linked at the end. Good night folks, love ya dearly!
"A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." -Walter Bagehot
What you should listen to right now to feel me: Senbon Zakura Piano Ballad
December 12th, 2017