Hahahahaha!! If ever there was a PERFECT WordPress Daily Post for me, this has to be it. Today’s. “What have you been putting off doing? Why?” I laughed out loud when I read it. What haven’t I been putting off doing?
Yeah. I’ve been caught in the act. Red handed. With my pants down, so to speak.
Yeah. I, am a procrastinator.
Not something I’m particularly proud of, but it is what it is. I am what I am. And that, my friends, is someone who does precisely what you’re not supposed to do: I DO put off until tomorrow what I could do today.
Whew! I must admit I feel better now I’ve said it out loud. You know, confessed.
Over the weekend I saw an interesting status update on Facebook. Essentially it said, instead of trying to fix our flaws we should embrace them, understand them and respect their liabilities. Sally Hogshead, who posted it, is an author, speaker and founder of a company where leaders can learn how to use their personality strengths to add value.
She makes a very important point.
We are a society striving for perfection. We want perfect noses. Perfect bodies. Perfect hair. Perfect nails. Perfect mates. Perfect marriages. Perfect children. Perfect homes. Perfect gardens. Perfect lives.
And our obsession with perfection doesn’t end there. We want to be perfect at everything we do. Whether it’s how we do in school, how we do our jobs, how well we cook, how good we are at sports, how good we are at gardening, or playing the piano, or singing, or dancing, or doing our laundry.
Our flaws are a constant source of frustration and angst. And we’ll stop at nothing to get rid of them. Plastic Continue reading →