Today is a day of self reflection. You know those moments when you feel so overwhelmed, everything is breaking all at once, nothing is going as you planned? That is when I put my foot in my mouth, saying the wrong thing, acting in a way I am not proud of, spending the majority of the week in tears. That is when you have to quiet your mind, be brave and grow.
My whole life it was expected of me to be great, to be perfect. Wait scratch that, I think maybe not expected but more so felt I had to be. Life isn’t perfect, people aren’t perfect, situations aren’t perfect, I AM NOT PERFECT. I know that I am not. My job may demand it at times but I too make mistakes, I too learn something new everyday. I struggle with remembering that on days when too much is happening, when demands are high. Stress seems to be lurking around every corner. On days when every phone call seems to be a call to arms on my patience.
Today is my day to sit in reflection and to work on solutions to those moments. Working on how I deal with those moments. How I may grow and be a better person. One of my goals for this year was to read or listen to 12 self-help/personal development books and they may range from money, health, business, communication and relationships. This weekend I will be knocking one of my list to help me grow.
Admitting your faults is so extremely hard and painful to admit, at least for me. Without admitting them though you can’t find solutions to them. I may stumble, I may forget but I will promise to myself to always try to be better than I was yesterday. I hope everyone will too? What things can you do to better? Are you working on the solution?
This is the hardest thing I have ever had to write so if you are going to comment, please be kind. It was tough. I challenge everyone to reflect on things that we struggle with and find a way to deal differently and grow.
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