Career Changer

In contrast to yesterday, it took me a while to get going today, but I’m hoping that after reading this article that I’ve gained some perspective. And as a side note, this is not the first interesting article I’ve read from Forbes. I’ll have to put them on my reading list.

The take aways from that article are:

1. goals and plans

2. know yourself deeper than you have before.

“Until you let go of what you’re doing and thinking that keeps you stuck and small, you can’t build a happy, successful career. Your limitations will follow you in every new direction until you address them.” 

Ugh! That’s true, limitations follow! After reading that I cringed at what’s on my heels. Get away from me disorganization, distraction, laziness! And then, it also said:

“You also need a 3-month, 6-month and 12-month plan, with specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely goals, and someone in your court to hold you accountable. Again, don’t try this on your own. You’ll fail.”

And I thought, that’s another thing, the hard thing.(for me) You don’t try this on your own. That’s the hard one. I’m good with keeping to myself. In some ways, that’s what teacher’s do, but I’m not a teacher anymore, I’m a writer and networking is a necessary part of “careering”.

Yep. True, until next time.

~peace friends.

Good Morning

I woke up at 5:45 a.m., but no worries, here in the Pacific Northwest the sun cracks the dawn early enough to go ahead and start your day. The crows will help in your decision of whether or not to peel back the covers and start your day. No need for alarms here at least in my neighborhood.

The good news: There’s now plenty of time to get things done since I’m up soooo early. I hope to catch up on my Content Writing Course. These videos are brief and informative and I recommend the site to anyone wanting to learn about all kinds of topics. It’s called Open2 study and the best part, it’s free!

The bad news: I’m a bit groggy since I had a bad night. It wasn’t such a good idea to end Sunday night with a large portion of Molly Moons goodness. When they offered two size choices, I went for the large, bad idea! That meant 3 scoops of ice cream! And I ate most of it.

But I do recommend this treat, just don’t do what I did and decide to eat it at 10:30 p.m. unless of course you’re young and can handle that sort of thing.

~Peace friends.

First post

Hi!,

I’m writing today’s first post hoping to learn more about all WordPress has to offer a blogger without the blog changing up too much throughout it’s life cycle.

Today, marks the first day of me shedding my teacher career and putting on the garb of a writer, and in my case, it just happens to be whatever I choose to wear and my laptop! I know becoming a writer is more than just looking forward to working in PJ’s, but for now, until I see my bank account get filled, that is the tangible highlight.

And ugh, I don’t want to become that writer who only writes about writing. I have a life! But, it’s the “being open” that’s a bit difficult. But, practice, practice…

So, for the purpose of this not too personal blog, I will share that I’m committed to learning. Learning new things about writing, about the relationship that I’m in and about growing into a more emotionally mature person which I believe begins with learning to laugh at myself a little more and to be bold enough to be proud of the good choices I make daily, especially those choices that require me to be bold, kind and empathic.

~Peace friends