Facebook tends to provide a lot of inspirational sayings to me these days but I suppose it also helps to have inspirational people as your Facebook friends. Read a saying that said we have three choices in life, you either give up, you give in, or you give it all you’ve got.
I think last year, not sure at what point, I not only gave up but I also gave in. I threw in the towel and everything because I was just tired of fighting for something that seemed to be avoiding me at every turn. When this year started I realized that I needed to give it all that I’ve got and get back up and get into this fight again.
The problem I have every now and then is that my emotions tend to get the better of me and when things in my personal life are not going the way that I wish they were my focus is shifted. I am a great at multi-tasking when it comes to writing and working on different projects at one time but what I am not good at multi-tasking my personal emotions and my focus on my writing project.
I wish I was better at it but all I can say is that these last few days in which I have not been able to concentrate on my project are not going to get the better of me. I am not going to let it completely debilitate me like it did last year. I’m already doing one step better because I thought about not writing this post today and sinking deep into the emotion that I was feeling and as you see, that’s not the decision that I rested on.
Progress comes slowly sometimes but I am working on myself and on staying motivated. I’m not there yet but I am getting there.
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I enjoyed your post. Especially in creative endeavors, it can sometimes be hard to stay focused and motivated. But even the small steps, if consistent, will move us forward.