I wouldn’t call myself an over-acheiver. Rather, an over-attemptor is more appropriate.
This week is a perfect example.
Next week marks the commencement of my student teaching. The internship I’ve been planning for since my first day in the education program.
So this week, I took a week off to get my life in order.
Which led to the creation of a to-do list. A lengthy one. It’s Wednesday. The week is half over. This list is not halfway done.
Really, if you saw the list, you’d laugh at me.
Not only did I want to do a complete “office” organization, I wanted to watch a creativeLIVE workshop, attend several networking meetings, finish reading two photography books, shoot two sessions, take down the Christmas decorations, finish my marketing material, work on my Showit site.
Oh yeah, did I mention solve hunger? World peace?
Needless to say, I put some crazy expectations on myself. Come on, Self. You can’t be Wonder Woman all the time (even though my Papa has bestowed the nickname on me).
I have great intentions. And it is only because I want the best for myself. I want the best for my family. And I want the best for my clients.
The week has been GREAT. Because even though everything on the list isn’t crossed off, slowly but surely, the list is being accomplished.
Like my teeny, tiny little office. AKA, the far left corner of our living room. I have chosen the sweetest little pieces to sit on the shelf. Mercury glass, my film camera. And finally, some of my own work, printed, ready to be framed and proudly hung on our wall.
I’m going to be using this guy much more.
But, that task, well.
It’s on the list for another day.