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Taking the Plunge…sort of.

I’ve taken the plunge, in a sense. Do you know someone who is the “go-to” person in your circle of friends for advice, the shoulder to lean on, or even gives you that slap in the face dose of reality? Well…that’s me in a nutshell. I’m always dishing out stuff to my friends and family, whether they ask or not(sorry!!!). Yet, I hardly ever take my own advice or put my tips into practical use. Now it stops. I’m taking the plunge and will start living what I preach.

Okay…I know, I know. Crap. If I couldn’t do this already, how am I supposed to start now. Well, I’ve thought it out and have a plan. (Come on now, if you know me, you know that I plan out everything just about. I’m a crazy organized freak.) The plan starts with me not making any changes to be honest. I’ve realized that every time I try to change something with my life, it always goes awry. I try to change everything instantly and it never works. So, this time around, I’m not changing. Instead, I’m going to think.

Yup. I said it. No changes but more thinking. Make sense?

By thinking about the changes I want to make, I’m slowly able to change without even realizing it. The entire process of how I do certain things just balances out. It’s weird but it works for me. I’ve thought a lot out recently:

  • losing weight
  • starting up my own business/writing a blog
  • being less of a procrastinator
  • and of course…relationships

As for the results:

  • I’ve lost over 40lbs in the past 9 months
  • started my own business/blog
  • and currently I’ve started to think over the procrastination/relationship aspects in my life.

By thinking over these items, I let myself reevaluate what’s important, make smarter decisions, and have lasting results.  The change happens naturally.  Each of these are areas I’ve always want to change in myself.  I tried every which way to change too.  Ask my mom about my weight, my friends about my business/blog ramblings, coworkers/classmates about my procrastination, and all of my exes about me in a relationship (ouch!).  I’ve said it over and over again…I WILL CHANGE…and I did change, for a bit.  It just never stuck, until now…I hope.

Thinking.  Not changing.  Take the plunge and think more!!!

 
       July 2011                November 2011
April 2012
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About Ana S.

A social media / networking junkie in Dallas, TX. I love to experience everything that life has to throw at me and learn from it. I'll share my thoughts, views, ideas with you and hope that you'll share back with me!

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