Missing My Outlet

It has been a very bittersweet couple of months. I quit my job, for a new job opportunity that didn’t end up working out. I then went unemployed for a few weeks searching for a new job tirelessly. I got a new job that wasn’t quite what I was looking for but it has been a great opportunity and much better than the last “new job”. It’s such a new schedule and much longer days. I’ve really had to adjust a lot that I was used to doing.

Through all of this, one thing I have thoroughly missed has been my blog. It was such an outlet for me and I can really notice the difference between being able to get my opinions and feelings off my chest in such an open way.

It’s funny that we go through different phases of our life and one minute we have time for a lot of things and the next we barely have time to sit down.

Well come on LIFE I’m ready for you!!!

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Balance

As you may have noticed, it has been a while since I have made any posts. Well, I have started a new job and I’m working crazy hours. It has been quite the ride. I’ve learned so much and still have so much to go. I’ve been running on little to no sleep and have had no time for any extras.

I know many people can relate. So how do we overcome this exhaustion? How do we balance personal and work life? How do we prevent that burnout we get when we have taken on too much?

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Assumptions

Ever heard that phrase, “To assume, makes an ass out of you and me”. Do you agree?

I think this explains quite a few arguments I’ve had with people. I have a complete mood change when somebody makes assumptions about me.

All things discovered were never assumed. It takes questions and answers to learn something.

Instead of assuming, just ask! Or don’t assume anything at all.

Being The Bigger Person

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I find myself in this situation often, where somebody tries to get me to “stoop” to their level. Well I REFUSE!!!!

Even though being the bigger person is tough, and the other person doesn’t always see it. It provides such a huge benefit to you. It shows you, that you have the patience, and self-control that many others don’t have. It means that when you are faced with any situation you are not taken out of your element.

 

Judging Others

Haters!!! A common term that fuels my fire.

I don’t always understand the concept of why this is a way of life, but I feel that there need to be people out there that provide the “hating”.

It’s not to take personally, because it isn’t anything you are doing wrong. In fact, they judge you or your situation because it is something they want.

Ignore their actions, but acknowledge their existence. Subconsciously thank them for recognizing that you are on the right path.

HATE ON!!!!

Highs and Lows

Sometimes you need to be at your lowest point to be brought back up to your higher success.

I have found myself being tested by this. It has recently seemed like little, crazy, bad things have been happening to me. Not life-changing events, but the mood changing kind that leaves you in a temporary “funk”.

I go through these moods often which sounds very discouraging, but there is always a light at the end of these tunnels. Something great ends up happening, and it seems like all those crazy, bad things that happened prior aren’t relevant anymore.

These highs and lows are necessary. In order to see and appreciate the good things, you sometimes have to face and feel the bad.

Chin up, and anticipate those great things coming your way!!!