Saturday, September 13, 2014

Are You in Constant Change Mode?

I enjoy Pinterest and facebook, like most folks.  Lately I've noticed that a Huge focus is  on ways to change ourselves.  Don't get me wrong, I am constantly on the lookout for the next best thing, but I think we may be hopping on the wrong bandstand by wanting to continuously change ourselves.  As if we are doing something wrong in how we are living our lives, right now. Guilty feelings if we don't measure up to the latest, best thing.


Changes I have recently made in my life include:

  1. Adding exercise back into my morning routine.
  2. Joining Blue Apron a meal delivery service.
  3. Cutting my hair in a different style.
  4. Using a different method to apply my makeup.
  5. Joining a women's support group on facebook.
  6. Beginning a new business venture with Neal's Yard Remedies Organic.
  7. Researching a move to New York.
  8. Attempting to put together a Gift Exchange through my blog.




Looking at this list makes me realize how much I've attempted to accomplish in a very short time.  It's no wonder I feel pulled in a hundred different directions.  Because I have taken on so much, I don't feel like I'm able to give 100% to everything.  I'll admit I do enjoy keeping busy, but I have to find a way to allow my life to stay unchanged for a bit so that I can complete, with focus on the changes I have already set in motion.


Re-inventing yourself is a way to challenge who you are at the moment, which can be empowering.  But what if the changes are too many and too often? Are you losing your true self in the process?  How often do you have to change something in your life to fit in, or be on trend.  And should you?


4 comments:

  1. I don't think I really ever knew my True Self. I have been introduced to her in recent years. I like her. I look forward to getting to know her better :)

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    1. Tammy, that's awesome. I love your positive outlook. I thought I knew my True Self. I need to take a step back like you've done and focus on finding her again.

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  2. I recently lost my job so I am in a huge change mode (that I didn't want to be in!). Not sure if I'm going to change my career too, as I decide where I'm going from here.

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    1. I totally understand. Fortunately, I have been able to continue working in my career choice. My Love, on the other hand has had to re-think his employment. We have started a wood flooring installation business that it going nicely right now. With the holidays coming things will slow down, but we are thankful for all that we have.

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