I Bought An Hour Glass And It Changed Me

That’s 30€ well-wasted

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

An hour glass is not a ticking time bomb

Let me ask you a question: When an hour glass runs out and nobody is there to notice, does it still make a sound?

It does not take away your focus even if you stare at it for a moment

Sometimes I am at a loss for words, need a little break of raw typing but at the same time I don’t need a real break.

An hour glass is not a tomato, nor a little pot

Call me stupid but I get angry whenever I look at a tomato that is silently mocking me for my attempts to focus, that openly judges me for the very fact that I bought it. When I look at a little silver pot with a lid that turns slowly I can hear it whisper to me about its disdain for every word that I write.

It listens more than it talks

In a weird way I noticed that I actually write better when I gaze at the thing for a bit, just because your mind really has nothing to be distracted by. You look at it and your thoughts go into weird directions, deviate, then go into the right directions.

Summary: There are better ways to spend your money

I will not go out and argue that buying this hour glass is the smart choice or the right choice for everyone, but for me it happens to be very influential and beneficial.

Programmer by day, creative writer by night. Find me at https://codingtofreedom.com

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