Friday, August 12, 2011

Making the decision

Making the decision to change wasn't difficult at all actually, when I just opened my eyes a little.

It’s easy to get trapped in everyday monotonous life where the days go by quick and effortless, and where routine is a big key word for life itself.

My life missed excitement, fun and unusualness. Basically I was getting up in the morning, going to work at a job that was no longer bringing me stimulation nor challenges, going home from work, eating dinner, maybe going to the gym, watching TV before going to bed to sleep my correct number of hours before repeating the whole process again.

One day I woke up thinking, “Really? Seriously? Is this what life’s all about? Don’t think so! How did this happen? I used to be so much more fun that I am now.” And as if I was arguing with myself, I pulled the duvet aside with a little more brusqueness than necessary as to make a point, and got out of bed deciding to not accept this one more week...

4 comments:

  1. Hi i know it's an old post, but i find myself at exactly same situation, word for word, that is how i found your blog- because i decided to move to Barcelona, and i am very scared but also excited :) one question: how much money did you have, do you work? i have enough money to exist without a job for 4 months. what was your situation like? Thanks

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    1. Hi Polina, this is a complex question and depends of how you spend money, and also prices compared to your country. I have learnt to live on very little, but life itself here is so fabulous that I don't have problems with spending little :) Food etc is a lot cheaper than Norway for instance. So is going out for a glass of wine. Feel free to send me an email if you have more questions!

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  2. I like this post too! Look how far you've come. Taking a big step (or even deciding to take one) into an unknown is so exciting, and on so many levels. It's hard to believe that it all started so long ago, and look at all the exciting stuff that has come of it! Ever wish you were still doing that old routine? ... NO!! ... dumb question. All the best for a bright and vibrant future :)

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    1. Hi Brad! I wish all the best for a bright a vibrant future for yourself!

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