Harry Nathan’s “Sweet Vanilla Sky” is an absolutely beautiful way to begin a productive Friday morning. I’ve had this one on in the background while drinking coffee and soaking up the sunshine through my windows and it’s a picture perfect scenario. The track is a gorgeous, atmospheric piece with airy production that feels like a nostalgic daydream while Harry Nathan’s vocals have a comforting sense of introspection to them that makes you reflect on your present moment. My attention span is admittedly short these days but I can’t help but connect with every second of this track while hitting repeat over and over.
I woke up stressed today for no apparent reason, but I had the choice to change that with my morning routine. Chatting with the universe, entering a deep state of meditation for 20 minutes, getting some rewarding work done, messaging with a friend, and doing some reading all primed me to return to my central state of equilibrium. In my eyes, there’s no excuse to blame waking up on the wrong side of the bed for prolonged negative energy – if you have the tools and practice in place to shift your state of mind, you can restart your day at any moment and make it a positive experience. It took me a lifetime to arrive at that conclusion, but I’m so fortunate that I made it there.
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