There’s an inspirational quote that I often see shared around on Pinterest:
If you want something bad enough, it will happen.
Nonsense. It should say:
If you want something badly enough you have to get up, create a viable plan and work hard for it.
It doesn’t have the same ring to it, granted, but it’s certainly more accurate.
Things are happy. In fact, it’s the happiest it’s ever been and I was recently reminded of how life has changed when my Facebook and Twitter timelines were filled with desperate messages from teacher friends as they went back to work after the summer. A few years ago I would have been sitting in a training or data analysis session and feeling utterly miserable. Instead, I made myself a nice breakfast, snuggled up on the couch with a blanket and the cat, watched some TV and then worked through my social media management checklist, followed by a bit of Bullet Journaling in the afternoon. Bliss. Continue reading