I found this image in my phone and it reminded me – terrible people don’t just happen, lazy people, messy people, wonderful people – it is hundreds if not thousands of teeny, tiny, daily choices.
It’s about action. About DOING.
What you do every minute of every day is what is defining you. You can make a mistake – you can make loads – but overall, big picture time, it is the little stuff that adds up.
I’m currently in the middle of a big ‘ol struggle against time. I don’t feel like I’m effectively using mine. Oh now don’t get me wrong I will NEVER trade even one minute of time with my family for work or chores or answering email. That said… I know the time I’m not actively doing stuff with them could be better used. I know I’m stumbling, not being proactive enough, and just don’t have a good system at the moment. I know I’m overwhelmed and that it is causing me to freeze instead of move at warp speed.
So step #1: I announce that I am not pleased with my current situation and write down what I *DO* like.
See that’s my way. I will focus on what I like. What is good. What is working. THAT gets to stay. I’ll fill in the rest in ways that I can try and get more creative time, be a more regular blogger, do other things I really want to do but haven’t been fitting in.
Focusing on where I’ve failed lately? What I messed up? NAH. That’s over and done. It’s all about action, and what I’d like to see more of. This isn’t just life in general either – I’ve been a very slow crafter because I’m working on being more focused and deliberate in my projects lately as well.
Which is a good and happy thing.
More on that tomorrow…