I am a classic extrovert. I crave conversation, real human interaction, and working in person with people. I also work from home. And this has been a hard for me because I am at my happiest when I am interacting with people. I’m at my lowest when I am isolated.
I’ve talked before about how trying to be the best version of myself was burning me out, and this is still accurate. Having an overwhelming list of things to do everyday to be the “best” is a great way to become disenchanted with self improvement. But birthdays can be a great way to start anew.
I need to re-frame. A lot. Often, re-framing is the only way I can move beyond a problem I am facing. Here are 24 things I say to myself when I need it. I say it to friends, and while some may laugh, it’s genuinely appreciated. I hope you find something to take from it.
Dear Reader, I’ve been thinking a lot about who I am as a person. I can list out the qualities of who I am, but lately I have been thinking about things like my lasting impact on the world, and whether I am living my values. So I asked myself the question: What kind of person do you want to be? Not just in 2017, but for the rest of your life. Here’s what I came up with:
Dear Reader, December feels more like a month of reflection than most others. Granted, time is arbitrary and we are merely marching toward destruction, but still, I want to look at where I was last year at this time: