For the Mornings You Just Need a Break

Pause as Creative Without Losing Your Love for Making Things

Kamga Tchassa
Dec 8, 2020 · 6 min read

The best way to take a break from creating is to create something else.

You’ll switch your mindset to a new plane by working on something you never have. You’ll tap into the sense of starting over — a substance you need to stay close to as you make each day.

Travel the world, your city, your house. Go somewhere you’ve never been.

You’ll create new memories and encounter ideas you previously didn’t. The world, as we know it, has changed. But the effects of exposing your body and mind to a new space hasn’t.

Reading books won’t change you, but they’ll change what you knew before.

You’ll come across people who are experienced and will teach you in 220 pages more than you’d ever learn in a lifetime.

What an age we live in!

I read The Alchemist at least once a year. I was already a massive fan of Naval Ravikant. Still, after reading The Almanack of Naval Ravikant a few weeks ago, I realized how much I didn’t know ( and how much I would want to make a video review of the book on my YouTube channel).

Your comfort zone is a prison away from your potential. Get out.

Do something that makes you uncomfortable. That doesn’t mean you should get out of your way to make your own life miserable. You know what I mean — apologize, wake up early, stay up late, work a little harder, exercise, push your need to be comfortable.

It’s up to me. It’s up to you.

We win first when we do these things, and the rest of our communities benefit as well. The best things in life happen out at the edges.

Learning. Growing. Stretching. Reaching out for more.

We have so much to offer. Every single one of us. It’s our prerogative to do the things we know we must do.

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Kamga Tchassa

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Cameroonian writer and video creator. Featured in LEVEL and P.S. I Love You. I write about building relationships and personal transformation.

Age of Awareness

Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn

Kamga Tchassa

Written by

Cameroonian writer and video creator. Featured in LEVEL and P.S. I Love You. I write about building relationships and personal transformation.

Age of Awareness

Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn

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