I noticed something the other day. If my brain is on defrost for too long it stops working.
I was playing a game which requires a little bit of thinking. Don't get me wrong – this isn't chess or something like that, just a simple board game. And I couldn't do it. I couldn't think of how I ought to move. It was frustrating. Later I was doing a crossword puzzle and I had filled in the obvious answers when my brain just said "Yup, that ought to do the trick for the day," then he leaned back in the recliner and turned on the TV. I may be wrong, but he may have also had some sort of carbonated beverage balanced on his fat stomach.
Lately I've been seeing less book, visioning more tele.
I've been out of school for about 3 years, and I think my brain likes it that way. I have a hard time focusing. I have a hard time making good choices instead of just doing what randomly comes to mind. I want to write amusing and interesting things, but when I sit myself in front of the typing device I find I don't care to. I don't even know if I can any more.
It bugs me.
Hey, lots of things bug me. But this is personal. I need some ideas of how to increase brain-power post haste. (that means do it fasterly.) I'm guessing this is something we could all do with, and some probably have done with. Any ideas or suggestions? More books? Meditation? Yoga? Therapy? More school? I'd decide what to do myself, but I think my brain is trying to trick me and thereby maintain a state of permanant hiatus by giving me bad suggestions.
Curse you, Brain! I will not watch Law and Order to see how those clever detectives increase their brain power! It's a trick, I know it is! And Numbers isn't a t.v. show that will make me smarter – it will just think for me and make me enjoy it!
All right, mr. thinky, it's time to be dunked full-force into a big pile of novels, textbooks, poetry readings, opinionated professors, and self-aggrandizing students! There will be stimulating and meaningful conversation! Resist if you dare!
I get weird when I listen to Soul Coughing.