Escapism - The definition
"The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy."
I've felt the road fall beneath my feet although everything around me appears perfect, it's an unknown feeling, a distancing from those around me, I don't know why or how to explain it, I just start feeling this way.
I need to escape from where I am, the cities that tower over my life, the daily routine of commuting, socialising and putting a smile on my face even to those who look at me with contempt.
I pack my bag and start looking for places to go, somewhere with water, somewhere with mountains and tree's, somewhere is a place that only my soul seems to know.
Friends and family ask me, why do you do this? "if I knew the answers I probably wouldn't be going I say", it's like a call from nature, a voice from beyond, telling me to pilgrimage to a site unknown. I live in reverence to my being, I go where I must.
Telling me to re-fresh, re-charge and re-dedicate myself, although life feels fine at the time.
Maybe that why, maybe nature operates on a level that the conscious mind can't comprehend and only our inner essence can feel?
A beacon, a homecoming, in the distance I see paradise, behold the lake of tranquillity before me, rocky pebbles on the beach, crystal turquoise and optic white ice. I pick a few rocks up and skim them on the water, looking at the ripples that emulate across my life.
Relief as I pitch my home for the night, ready for the stars of the mind, a buzz of energy that sings so loud, it's almost deafening, thoughts and ideas start streaming, goodbye to the concept of what we know as time.
Laying on my back, looking at the stars in the sky, I feel every one of them talk to me, telling me stories from the millennia's of life, an undeniable truth as stars cannot lie.
After entertaining my eyes till the golden light breaks the dawn, they whisper the same message I felt a few days ago, thank you for coming to see me,
now it's time to pack your bag, you must go!
This is my life completely.
The human species have been designed to explore, it’s in our DNA, I think modern day society tries to suppress these feelings.
Just came across this page from your Linkedin, I have to say what a great brand, would love to support you in any way I can. Your foundation is admirable as well, are you speaking in the UK on oceanplastics?
Looking forward to your ladies range vayyu!!!
I met you guys in France at the sustainability forum, I believe you are going to be the worlds number 1 brand!
Great blog VAYYU…. signed up for your newsletter.
I’ve been following your progress over the last year vayyu and I have to say its outstanding how far you have come, I look forward to reading more blogs and I’m eagerly awaiting the launch of your range.
keep me updated.
I love your ethical policies and the extraordinary work you are doing with the vayyu foundation, it would be great to be a part of this, do you have work roles where I could volunteer for a weekend? i will email your contact form as well.
Amazing, i do this every weekend, always go off and explore somewhere new. Keep up the great work VAYYU!!!
This blog is so fitting and perfect for my life, I always feel this., you should travel to the peak district. its so nice there..