Rahul is a software engineer based in bangalore, india.

this journal is his manifesto to help people tackle everyday hurdles and live better.

Fatigue is a product of the mind

"I'm too tired to do this right now."

This is one of the most common statements that you'll hear yourself and others around you say.

When asked why?

This will most likely be the answer:

"I'm too tired."

However, it needn't necessarily be true. Sometimes, fatigue is just a creation of the mind as an excuse to procrastinate.

Let's take this as an example:

After you've come home from work if I asked you whether you'd be interested in trimming your garden, what would be your answer?

It would, most probably, be a no because you're too tired.

What if, I asked you whether you'd like to go to a party?

Would you say no? Most likely, it would be a yes.

That is because fatigue here is created by your mind.

You don't find gardening interesting and that's why you're feeling tired to do it. Whereas, partying seems fun and you get a fresh supply of energy to get dresses up and hit the road.

You see, it's the kind of work that matters. If you find joy in doing something, you'll never be too tired to do it.

I find coding enjoyable. That is why I can come home late from work and then still conjure the energy to work late till 2-3 PM without feeling too tired.

What do you find enjoyable to do?

Find that thing which you enjoy doing and you'll never be too tired to do it.

Hard truths

Energy leaks