I have done a lot of reading in my life, and a lot of learning. Over time, and the mostly over the past year, I have learned a lot about myself and how I have lived. I will let you know that I have been reading a lot of The FlyLady website, as well.
What I have found out is that I have always been a perfectionist. I never thought so, since I didn’t stress out over not getting an A in school, or that my hair was parted off center. But I did want to make sure that what I did, I did well – and usually to either impress someone else (parents, friends, teachers, etc.) or just stay in good graces and under the radar. I didn’t want to upset anyone and I didn’t like conflict. I still don’t.
I always thought that changing was overwhelming. So then, I did nothing. I need to change that cycle and follow some of the baby steps that are out there. I have to believe that taking things slowly is the best way to build habits. I don’t have to do everything, all at once, immediately. Slow and steady wins the race.
2015 is beginning to look up.
Today’s list of what I am thankful for/ proud of…
1. The FlyLady website
2. Evernote – I love lists and this is helping me remember what I need to do each day
3. I played around with YouTube and learned a bit about it – but not yet how to create a channel under my account (if (possible).
4. The love I have for my son – and I cannot wait to see and talk to him soon!
5. Having a job,even if it is part time, so that I can give more to my family.