Sleep Deprivation Brings The Best Translation Out of You

Sleep Deprivation Brings The Best Translation Out of You

When we were kids, well, college kids, we used to be great philosophers.

For example: We called every person with bags under the eyes "the Devil". Why? Well, because "the Devil never sleeps", hence the bags...

Oh those were beautiful, relaxed times.

Nowadays, the sleep deprivation I hear the most is about being a (young) parent. Which doesn't mean you're young. No. No-no-no. You could be as old as fuck, or, as we like to say: as old as Mick Jagger (he has a new baby at the age of 73) and then, you know, not sleep because your kid has a different kind of thoughts what can, should, and must be done at certain times.

For example, my beautiful crazy lovely daughter. She wouldn't go to sleep until 10PM, because why not to play with mommies nerves and daddies wristwatch. She's kind of crazy about my watch - probably because it's awesome, and it shows time too. Then when she does go to sleep there is finally a little time to do some administrative work, or maybe catch up on my reading (I promised myself to read at least 2 books a month, well, so far I'm not really doing a good job).

Trouble is when you do stuff late at night, things can get forgotten or skipped or you just write them down on the wrong place. It's kind of losing a little control over the whole damn process.

At 2:00AM there is still a little text to be translated - and your family is already too mad at you, but you have to finish it, because you have a deadline. So at 2:30 you finally finish in hope of a quick sleep and pray to God that nobody will wake you up until at least 9:00AM. Because 6,5 hours of sleep is more than enough, right?

But hell-no, the kids, as You already know, have their own thoughts on that. And in these times they like to wake up at 6:00AM and yell. And demand breakfast. Or yell at the breakfast because they didn't want that kind of breakfast.

translator who doesn't sleep enough

translators never sleep (enough)

Ah, the beauty of life.

But at least you can now start working again, if you could remember your notes and where did you put them... because if not you just feel like those alienated people who don't understand the world around them.

It's a mess.

Unless you have minitpms, because there, everything is on one place, easily trackable, easily accessible, and never misplaced.

So even if you don't get enough sleep, you can still be at the top of your game.

And that for sure, makes it awesome.

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