It’s never an easy thing facing yourself in the mirror. Most people use it as a time to try and make their outer appearance look good, doing their make-up, fixing their hair, and whatnot. It’s a funny thing, using a mirror to focus on what other can see.
But what about using a mirror to reflect the deepest parts of your mind that you wish to ignore? Using a mirror to have a true one-on-one with yourself in order to get past those negative thoughts? It may sound chaotic and psychotic, but trust and believe.
It’s quite normal, no matter who the person is, and regardless of what they do for a living.
“Going to have another unproductive day, are we?”
The faucet had small puffs of steam seeping out as I ran my toothbrush under the hot water, starting to brush my teeth. I made sure to get every tooth, front and all the way in the back.
“You’re really getting ready to do nothing all day?”
The minty foam covered my entire mouth in a white cloud, the powerful aroma almost stinging my lips. I spat out the foam and use my cloth wipe my face.
With gunk cleared from my eyes, I looked at my reflection, “Shut the hell up.”
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