Question: How do you ruin a good thing?
Answer: Try to change it.
And I ought to know. I’ve tried to change nearly everything in my life, only to fall further behind.
- I enjoyed blogging when it is random. Stick a schedule on it, and now it’s a chore.
- I enjoy volunteering when it is on my own terms. Stick someone else’s agenda and schedule on it, and now it’s a job.
- I love painting and drawing. Weighed down with blogging and volunteering obligations, my heart’s not in it. And that is not acceptable.
How to I continue to learn and grow in all the directions I want to, and still have the energy and drive to do what I love to do…and do it well? I don’t know. I’m asking. Because whatever I’m doing, it’s wrong.
In the meantime, good-bye NaBlogWrimo. It was great for a day. And next time I put a timetable on something that should be enjoyable, would someone please call me out? It won’t end well.
What do you know, I just thought of something to write about! I’ll save it for another yet-to-be-scheduled day.