Yes… It’s one of those weird evenings when you slip in some kind of very depressing feeling you can’t get rid of. You’re too numb to set yourself up for something work-related, but when you try to relax (watching stupid YouTube videos for example) you’re feeling even worse because “You’re doing nothing”. Weird, isn’t it? I already did some important stuff today, but still I have the ‘feeling’ that I should do more.
What helps me a lot is taking long walks outside… But sadly, the weather was terrible today, so I stayed inside. Another thing that helps me is writing… Writing non-work related stuff… Writing writing writing… Long stories, short ones… Related, important things… Or just complete nonsense.
I should actually finish an album review this evening, but I’m writing a completely different album review instead. Somehow, it helps! As you can see, my latest album review I posted on my website (click here to read the review) isn’t a recent album at all. I just wrote it for the sake of writing, and the fact that I adore the album.
It really helps me a lot somehow. Writing a review of an album that I love to frequently listen to, but is not on my ‘to review list’. My list is quite long, something that makes me a bit depressed too. I need to learn to say “no” when artists ask me for an album review and I need to decide for myself which albums come first.
Anyway, the review I’m working on now is another Porcupine Tree album again. I’m not going to tell you which album it is, you just have to wait until the review is published!
A big hug from your ‘meh’ reporter!
Iris, aka Ier
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