I’d been distant for a while. I hadn’t posted much. I’d been busy.
Today, I am still busy, but not nearly like I was the last nine months (College + Two jobs = Ugh, no time).
I’m once and for all done with my undergrad, free from the restraints of institutionalized education, graduated with a Bachelors of Science Psychology degree *cue happy dance*. Since then, I’ve had some more time. Time to do my own things as well as things with other people. My little introverted self has actually had somewhat of a social life lately (and by social life, I mean: family + girlfriend + a handful of friends). Which for someone like me, is perfect. Quality over quantity. But don’t get me wrong, I have a larger community of people that I absolutely adore and love, I just don’t see them regularly. More so just “catch up’s” here and there.
Sidenote: As I’m entering into adulthood full swing, I’m discovering there just isn’t enough time. The cliché saying, “there aren’t enough hours in the day,” holds so much truth. I have such a long list of ideas, creations, places to go, people to see, but simply have to prioritize, because there is not enough time or energy to do it all (sadly). Overtime I might be able to do it all, but I am just a tad impatient to say the least. I want to do it all, and I want to do it now. Sigh, I’ve just got to give it time, be patient, trust the universe (and more importantly: trust myself). I also can’t complain though, my heart is full and I am happy.
BUT, WHAT NOW? Being graduated means having a greater sense of freedom — which is exhilarating. I have to say, I have a very “vitalizing” future coming my way. While details will be discussed later, I will confess I’m moving to a new city. East coast. New York. (So if you, or anyone you know, has connections to people looking for a roommate / sublease / rent, etc., please – please – please let’s talk!). I will be spending some time in the city this summer, but not making the official move until around September / Early October.
But, for now I am still residing in little ole’ Ohio. Just being an Ohioan, like I have for practically my whole life. As the school year ceased, I quit my jobs and went on a search for a summer gig. I wanted a change and thankfully I did find a job. While I can’t say that it is fulfilling or mentally stimulating, it is better hours and pay than my previous jobs. And the most exciting part? I can listen to Podcasts the WHOLE TIME I’m working! The fact that it is an extremely introverted job / I get to spend time outdoors / I only work 7am-12pm everyday (but, not Sunday’s. Not for a religious reason. Just a day of rest and sleeping in. A lazy morning). The job itself is pool cleaning. I got my pools, all pools within different apartment complexes. It’s a dandy little summer job. Not thrilling, but relaxed.
Since I have the rest of my day off though, I finally feel like I have a bit more control of my time. I can work thirty hours a week and still have all day free. Following my time spent by pools will be: my small (but rich) social life, “me” time (self-care + love), writing, getting back into creating video content, preparing to move and… manifesting a life that fulfills.