You’re going to a networking event. You signed up weeks ago thinking you’d be feeling good and energized and ready to meet strangers. The day has arrived and you’re suddenly feeling a little uneasy about it. Throughout the day you remind yourself “you’re going to this networking thing, you need to meet people to grow your business, don’t be such a pansy about it.”
As I was writing down my goals for 2018 earlier this year - some of which include substantially downsizing my things - I wrote the phrase “get rid of (or sell) my belongings” and it occurred to me what a weighty word ‘belongings’ is.
I'm not proud of it now, but I used to the Queen of the Rush. Not the good rush of goose bumps you get when you experience something awesome. Exactly the opposite, in fact. The rush through daily tasks. The rush through life.