As I write this post, we are in the midst of the COVID-19 situation and everybody's worried and afraid and hidden in their houses. Not fun. Not awful either. It just is.
Today a friend sent me a video about how to survive with teenagers and adult children without killing them. Great video, great information. @melrobbins describes herself as a Professional Optimist.
Not only did the title make me smile, it made me wonder. If I had to label myself, what would I say? I’m certainly not a professional optimist. But I’m not a professional pessimist either. I don’t earn a wage. But I do accomplish, and I do have value for myself, my family, my friends, and my readers.
In the devastation of COVID, I decided to list all of my professions and to keep focused only on those that make me proud to look in a mirror.
I AM A PROFESSIONAL:
COVID-19 is painful for all of us. I can achieve and accomplish something! My refrigerator will be spotless.
Today, I challenge you to list all the ways you achieve and accomplish. Be creative. If I can be proud of making PB&J and using index cards, you can be proud of small things too.
Turn off the news. Turn on some music. Take five minutes to sit in self-created positivity. Send me your list! Let's see how creative and funny and uplifting we can be.
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