At the end of some of my days, things felt stale. Why the uneasiness? I hadn’t tried anything new.
And at this stage in my life, it felt like lost time. Not a reason to get all worked up–like I said, just a general state of disquiet.
Still, I liked those days when I reminded myself to look for opportunities for novelty.
A favorite book: Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You
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These mini-adventures don’t have to be life-changing, however. They don’t have to upset the apple cart. They could be as simple as cruising a new aisle at the library or ordering–Lord, help us–a different drink from your favorite coffee hangout.
I’ll be following up with lists of ten ‘new things to try’. We wouldn’t want to be overwhelmed, now would we?
So today… ‘Try new!’.
See my next post on the benefits of seeking novelty