I recently discovered Anais Nin. It’s beyond cool and totally reassuring to hear my own thoughts reflected by someone who was born in the early 1900’s. Too bad she isn’t here to have a cup of coffee with today.
“You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a book… or you take a trip… and you discover that you are not living, that you are hibernating. The symptoms of hibernating are easily detectable: first, restlessness. The second symptom (when hibernating becomes dangerous and might degenerate into death): absence of pleasure. That is all. It appears