- How old am I:
- I am 49
An example of spontaneous is waking up and deciding to take a trip across the country that day. Sometimes spontaneous events worked out better than well-planned ones. Helen is a wonderful child, so spontaneous and eager to learn.
You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter. The irony of us sitting through Yes Man a comedy wherein Jim Carrey agrees to say yes to every opportunity leading to wild adventures, a new career, and even love was not lost on me.
For me, routine is security. The idea of waking up without a clue what the day will hold brings me very little bliss. Us spontaneity-hating sapiens have had a rough ride.
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Now, to be clear, there is nothing wrong with spontaneity as a rule. I respect you. By Tess Garcia.
Out of a fear of being considered boring, I agreed. By Team Repeller. We may not be raking in the right swipes, but I want to shout-out the routine-loving underdogs.
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By Amalie MacGowan. But what if, like me, a workmate asking if you fancy grabbing a quick drink on your way out of the office fills you with dread?
But even beyond this, I just happen to like a good plan. Being the purveyor of a good plan brings with it the delectable delight of being able to look forward to things. As a teenager, I remember a romantic interest suggesting that we drive to the nearest movie theater and see the first show that was on. Search Clear Search.
In an age when our default state is to be just so busy —when organizing brunch takes a Doodle poll, a determination of steel, and an entire afternoon of trying to calculate exactly who can make next Sunday—being the person who pipes up in the group chat to suggest penciling in all of our plans for the next three months is a surprisingly satisfying role to play.
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What if being whisked away on a surprise weekend away is your idea of hell? I admire you. As someone who has long struggled with anxietyroutine and forward-planning is the glue that often holds my sometimes fragile mental health together. By Harling Ross.
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All yum, no spam. We imagine that the spontaneous among us are probably out on an impromptu karaoke and cocktail night right nowtheir arms thrown around each other with the giddy delight of their last-minute plans. Katie Bishop is a book editor and freelance writer based in Oxford, UK. She writes on topics including feminism, mental health, the social impact of technology, and the business of being a millennial.