What other enticement do you need to make it a week well-lived?
Taking me forward into my week:
Cherokee legend has it that the battle between two ‘wolves’ is waged inside us all. One is bad: made up of anger, jealousy, sorrow, spite, guilt, resentment, lies and false pride. The other is good; it is joy and peace, kindness, love, empathy, generosity and truth. Which one wins?
The one you feed.
…just going to leave this here…
Sad times that this is the last summer bank holiday of the year…
It is, of course, raining today.
But yesterday wasn’t too bad…
It may have actually been sunny at one point!
Sea air! All the sea air! And gelato. And some craft cider.
Annnnnd then I came home to find out my sister had so lovingly nominated me for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
She’s sooo kind, that one.
Still, money where my mouth is and all that.
…actually, it woke me up today. Quite enjoyed it!
(I may have used a small bucket)
(not that I could lift a big one)
Time to make comfort food and zone out to some filmage!
Via the magnificent Trish McCosh’s blog.
In almost everything, after the first enthusiastic flush of an idea fades, the first step is the hardest. What if I fail? What if I’m not as good at that as I thought I was? What if I let people down who are counting on me to do a good job? What if I don’t reach these ridiculously high bars I set myself? What if what if what – nuuuuaggghh.
Think it, write it down on a piece of paper, and then screw it up, throw it in the bin and just get on with it. My favourite way to take the first step towards something = work on the project for just ten minutes every day. Increments make it easier to start moving and you’ll probably start taking longer once you get stuck in. And if you have trouble remembering, or keeping motivated, use the Commit app to keep you on track.
Truth. But also don’t forget you can question things and not be pessimistic. Sometimes people can’t separate the two – asking “what if” or “why” doesn’t mean you’re not optimistic about the eventual outcome of a project.