Descriptive Essay : Surfing The Web And The Planner With No Action

845 WordsMar 5, 20164 Pages
A few weeks ago, I was surfing the web and I stumbled upon a very beautiful blog called thecuriousgemini. I took to reading and in the midst of reading, I was taken aback by one of its blog posts called Feel Your Feelings. When I saw this title, I thought to myself “hmm... Don’t we all feel our feelings?”, but when I read the post, I realized that I was way off. I will encourage you to read the post before continuing here, so that you may be able to understand what I am talking about. *insert link here* When I think of “feeling my feelings”, I’m reminded of the feeler that I am. The overthinker and the planner with no action. When I read, Feel Your Feelings, I got another perspective on this case. I learnt about acknowledging feelings that I am not so comfortable with having. In uncomfortable cases that require me to acknowledge my feelings or react openly, I find myself unresponsive. In Nigeria, we call this nonresponse “forming”. Which means that I am “putting up a front” so that no one would know how I am truly feeling. Occasionally, I try to do this to myself. I try to ignore the elephant in the room, but at some point, the elephant will come and take a seat right on top of me, forcing me to acknowledge it, whether I like it or not. In plain terms, what I am trying to say is that, regardless of whether or not I refuse to feel my feelings, those emotions will one day build up and take that first step outside my mind. “I always tell them that you never get over

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