Day 16 to 31- What I learnt from this series

With only a few lines to be written on each post, you would surely expect the’preparation’ for every post would take a fair half hour of work. In my little experience (yet enthusiastic) that’s what I was expecting and even more since all I use to illustrate each post is a simple photo courtesy of someone who has already taken the time to upload it to the net.

This and other reasons have turned out to be the culprit (even though I am obviously totally responsible) for the inconclusive ending of my series. Yet this series deserves an ending and because I will be actually busy tomorrow, I’ll end with my pain today 🙂 and so I will do that with a brief list of what I feel I learnt from this experience:

  • I need to update my electronic brain. I have been spending way too long (and I mean 2 hours instead of half hour) at the desk with the sluggish pc I have at the moment. Honestly, it did my head in! Check out this pic and you’ll know how I feel…     Good news is, I know what I will give myself for Christmas this year, Yeah! A brand new Macbook!
  • Priorities come first. I obviously was treating my blog as a priority, at least for the first couple of weeks, but going back to my first bullet, is it really fair to spend 2 hours of my precious time on a post that really only deserved half hour? The answer is NO WAY! I guess things will change by updating my ciber-tools. For now, 15 days were actually plenty, well 16 counting tonight!
  • When committed with your heart everything is possible(even when short of time) . With this I mean that if you are totally driven by a project that feels you with excitement and enthusiasm you are probably never going to fall short of time. (if having the right tools!, check bullet 1 ) I love how the busier I am, the more things I get done! 🙂
  • Last but not least- Only the Amazing stuff. Listening to one of my productivity podcasts, this statement caught my attention: “If you are not writing AMAZING posts please STOP NOW! “(this I heard exactly on Day 15…     and you know the rest of the story). Having heard that, I have decided to get back to blogging ONLY when I have AMAZING posts. Not that I haven’t enjoyed writing non-extraordinary stuff, as I did it merely for the sake of habitual commitment but, wouldn’t it be better if I got into the habit of writing with excitement, hence amazingly every day?
  • Turn commitments into habits. If it was not for the frustration of having to deal with the imcompetence of my archaic desktop, I actually liked the daily routine I was getting into by following the little comfort steps to the creation of my posts. Some of them including tea, comfort snack, background music. Get the picture?
  • It’s fun being part of a virtual community. I love the idea of sharing ideas, projects and even thoughts with people all over the world. Don’t we live in an incredible era?

Happy sharing!

Hasta la Vista!



One thought on “Day 16 to 31- What I learnt from this series

  1. Hola Nancy!Espero que estn bienTe escribo solo para decirte que me encantaron tus “post” (especialmente el de “me, me, me..”, el de “mind and body” y el de “exercising well”).Como siempre eres mi fuente de inspiracin para “superarme” hermanita!Gracias por compartir tu escritura!xxx,la Sinda

    Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:59:35 +0000 To:

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