Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Do You Ever Look Back?

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Do you ever look back on your life and wish you would have done things differently? I look back at my years in high school and college and want to smack myself upside the head. I was such a lazy bum and just did what I needed to to get by.

I look back and think of all the things I could have done. I could have tried harder in school and pulled off straight A's. I could have taken advanced classes and got myself farther ahead for when I started college. I could have participated more in activities. Sometimes I just want to kick myself but then I realize that that is the only thing I can do. Kick myself. OUCH!

What is the point of kicking ourselves? What's done is done. Whether we may like it or not. We can't go back and change it. All we can do is learn from it and not make that mistake again. So what have I learned? If I'm going to do something, I'm going to do it wholeheartedly! No more of this half stuff. I don't want to be kicking myself later. Now .... if I can only live by what I just said. It is so easy to pick on yourself and beat yourself up. I'm going to make a goal to be nicer to myself and love myself.

Don't worry, I won't get carried away like Stuart Smalley! ;-)

1 comment:

sarajo said...

Playing the what if game is bad news. There are so many things I would love to change about high school and college. But then, I wouldn't be where I am today. And who I am today. And I like who I'm with and where I am. So what if's are just not fun.