Gratefulness Challenge Day 22

Today’s Gratefulness Challenge post seems to have taken a more serious and introspective tone than yesterday’s. Maybe it’s because of taking all that time for myself yesterday. It gave me a chance to contemplate where I am at in this moment and how I relate to the rest of the world. Hopefully my ramblings come across as coherent. They feel very fresh and raw today.

1. Gut feelings: Also known as intuition. I tend to call them gut feelings because I literally feel them deep inside me. Not everything can be explained. Sometimes for no obvious reason you just know what you need to do. You can sense that something is out of sync regardless of what the facts are showing you.

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Gratefulness Challenge Day 17

Well yesterday was definitely not how I had planned it to be. Sunday is always the day where I start to look at the week ahead and realize how much there is to get done. Suddenly all those chunks of free time I thought I’d have started to swell with too many things to do. Its hard to fit it all in. Therefore today’s Gratefulness Challenge post has naturally themed itself “How to get it all done.”

1. The unexpected: I am a planner by nature. I like being organized and knowing where I’m going and what I’m doing. In the last year though I have slightly changed my perspective on the future.

When I graduated last April the most common question I would get was “So what’s your plan?” to which I started answering, “I don’t have one.” I wasn’t saying this to be smug, and it wasn’t that I didn’t have goals or dreams I was just tired of always knowing exactly what was going to happen in my life. I had spent 22 years knowing precisely what the months ahead would look like and that way of moving through life didn’t seem appropriate anymore.

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