The Internet says all ‘successful’ people wake up in the morning with a strong undying urge that drives them through their day.
Apparently, the internet is never wrong.
MY SIDE OF THE STORY
I wake up every morning with a strong undying urge too – the urge to go back to sleep.
I love it, I need it and I crave for it. If I am not doing it I am actively thinking about it.
I have had people tell me how they were awake all night for whatever reason – work, party et al. I don’t remember a time when I got excited about missing on a night’s sleep.
No. I am not really one of those lazy bums who won’t drag their ass out of the bed for anything in the world.
I am not really that lazy woman. I love to do some work – forcefully do my chores (or I won’t find space to sleep!). I also barely maintain some sanity in the house and within myself amidst all the juggling a modern mom has to do.
BUT I do all of it so that my mind feels content enough to sing a sweet lullaby and put me to sleep right away at night. No tossing and turning – no gazing at the sky – no counting till 100.
I believe there are just a handful of things that are really valuable. FOOD and a GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP being the top 2 in my list.
SO the aim is to work just about enough to fill my tummy and sleep peacefully at night.
SO I go to bed and zzzzzzzzz………
Hence my success – In being me (Yea! I am a superstar!!)
HUBBY’S SIDE OF THE STORY
I wake up every morning I am eternally awake to fulfil my strong undying urge. The urge to work all the time.
I work for..umm..umm…because I love to work. I think it is a part of me. I love it, I need it and I crave for it. If I am not actively doing work, I am thinking of it all the time.
I have had people tell me they work for money. They get excited about bunking work. I don’t remember a time when I got excited about bunking work. C’mon how old are you guys – 13?? (Even at 13 I used to love to study though)
No. Do not mistake me for a nerd.
I am not. I love to have fun – workout – movies – trips – but all so that I feel rejuvenated to work again.
I believe that there is only one thing that is valuable in life – the ability to always think and execute new ways to work.
I eat and sleep so that I am energized enough to work again – Yeah the work pays to fill the families tummy, pay the bills, insurance and some future investment
SO I go to bed – toss turn – check the time – go to the loo twice – come back to bed – toss turn – check the time – peep over my wife who sleeps like a log and the cycle continues
Phew! Its morning and I can work again!!!
That would lead to some ‘success’ – wouldn’t it?!
At least one person happily pays the price for a whole family going to sleep peacefully and only to listen to the ‘Philosophy and eternal truth of life’ from me!
Fancy aint it and I can’t believe women complain of having workaholic husbands!!