Emptying the head

by Radio Somewhere

And it feels good! Today I left work at a decent time and my bus commute home was unusually efficient. I got home to find the neighborhood quiet and my apartment comfortably cool. I fed the cat and headed straight for the darkness of my bedroom for a lie down.

I napped on and off. But in between napping, I just lay there in total silence with not a single thought going through my head — other than to occasionally marvel at the fact that my brain was finally still.

The last few months have been mentally exhausting. I’ve been working on job applications with the help of a very effective career coach. Next week, I start a new job that I suspect will bounce my life onto a new trajectory — and my head has been spinning just thinking about it.

But this evening, my head has finally stopped spinning.

Feels so good.