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9/3/02 4:54 P

Ooooh, thank you! Sometimes, when I'm straddling that dangerous fence between following through on a task and slipping back into inactivity, just knowing there is a group of people on this site all pulling for each other gives me that little extra push in the right direction.

CYPRINODON Posts: 7,586
9/3/02 4:37 P

Your viewpoints and learnings are very interesting and helpful to me. I like it best when you have the time to post often - - - Actually, I like it best when everyone posts as I am learning and being inspired by everyone here.

Edited by: CYPRINODON at: 9/3/2002 (16:38)
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9/3/02 1:18 P

Thanks, Doc. It was a little frustrating at times. I would get that "chicken-with-its-head-cut-off" feeling, frantic. But focusing on just breathing once in a while helped with that. But I think I'm better at not biting off too much at once (or at least when I have, I recognize THAT is the problem--not that I am inhererntly inefficient.) But it's still one day at a time, you know? Thanks for the encouragement!

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9/1/02 9:00 P

Hey great thoughts there K and glad to read your posts.We missed you also!

Edited by: DOCTORB at: 9/1/2002 (21:01)
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9/1/02 3:59 P

First of all, I have to tell you guys how much I missed coming here this week. The job I was temping at from 8:30am-6:00pm was a basic receptionist position (aka gatekeeper!) and they did not provide me with internet, between that and doing all the other stuff I try to do as an actor, I had to manage my time v-e-r-y carefully. My computer at home is an elderly fella, and he doesn't move too fast, so most of my home-computer time was spent on keeping my inbox uncluttered.

Now--in a nutshell, to get back to the topic, these are a few things I learned.
Time is not my master. I've been told that a billion times (and I will forget it again, so I hope you guys will remind me if I freak!) but this week really sent it home. I think it's the flexibility that's built into the system here. Although I had to do major re-arranging, I actually managed to get almost everything done this week I wanted to get done. I couldn't believe it when I looked at my checklist! Which leads to the other major thing I learned: If you keep your focus on what you Really Want (your goals) the tasks do not feel like Work! They feel like...accomplishments, progress, purpose-full! I am so happy to be back here this afternoon!

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