Two Things I Always Carry

Whenever I go somewhere and whatever I do there are two things that I always carry with me. One is a physical object and one is in my mind. I carry my notebook and my thoughts. Carrying these two things are always very helpful. If I have a new idea to write or speak about I can write it down in my notebook. If a question comes to my mind when I’m listening to a teacher or friend I can write it in my notebook and ask about it the next time I see that person. Also, spending time thinking about something can be helpful in talking about it the next time. My thoughts keep me entertained if I get stuck in a traffic jam or if I arrive early to a place. Carrying a book with me is also a very beneficial thing because I don’t have that much time to study them carefully or review them.

The other thing that I carry with me all the time –everywhere- is my thoughts, no matter where I go or what I do my thoughts are always with me. Carrying my thoughts with me is easy since they do not take up space. Carrying my thoughts with me allows me to be a confident speaker because I always think about things for a long time and use my notebook for ideas. I love to think about how to work for the rights of women and what kind of stories I want to write about.

I think that carrying a book, notebook and a pen can be beneficial for everyone. I have understood the benefits of carrying these things since third grade. I have understood many things more clearly, many questions have been answered and I have figured out many things just by using my own mind and I am very happy about that.

So carrying both physical and mental things are important. I guarantee that others too will benefit from carrying these things. One of the best points is that it ensures that you make very good use of your time!

Author: Hakima lives in Afghanistan and is 16 years old. She received her English diploma from Star Eductaional Society in 2016 and is currently teaching ROYA students. She likes to write stories, mostly about women. She is planning to study her higher education abroad and become a worthy leader for her people.

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