A CALL FOR INTENTIONAL SANITY—HOW ARE YOU DOING THIS?
Does everyone remember that film starring Bill Murray? Where he plays a weatherman, Phil Connors, caught is some sort of time loop where he keeps reliving the same day? It feels like we’re all living Phil’s life lately.
Having lived with various anxiety disorders throughout my life, I tend to find comfort in some sort of regularity in schedule. And like many other people I often enjoy the sameness of things – that dish you always order at your favorite restaurant, your go-to YouTube channel when you’re procrastinating, even the hand with which you usually open a door.
These days, however, that repetition and uniformity have left the realm of comfort and become stressors unto themselves. The patterns of our days tend to remain very similar, and with little variety in our surroundings (home, park, grocery store), the days tend to meld into each other.
My brain starts to get…
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