Last week I participated in the Festival Of Words hosted by Write Tribe. It was a week long blogging challenge where we blogged daily on the given prompts for each day. I signed up my other blog, Void Thoughts, and to my surprise, I pushed my limits and completed the challenge. There was so much going on at home with the shift to the new apartment right when the FOW started, and with Kanna’s school reopen after the summer holidays on Monday, and with a ten-month-old who has learned to walk which translates to running into walls and tables.
Plus, after the move, I have been officiated as the driver of the house. I go back and forth dropping and picking up my husband and kid three times through the day, every day. To say that I am busy is sugar-coating it. But we are making it work. I hope after the initial few weeks I will get the hang of it and that it won’t wear me off as the last week.
Pushing myself to do everything and the blogging challenge, made me realize one thing. I can do it. The tasks might be hard, might even seem like impossible to achieve. But with dedication and determination, every impossible walk can be walked and conquered. When I published the last day’s post for the challenge, I was so thrilled and felt so happy as I haven’t felt in a while.
It made me realize another important lesson. It doesn’t matter what others think about me. But it matters what I think about myself. It matters a lot more than I can comprehend. Because, as I finished the task, my respect for myself grew. And I learned that I need to do stuff which makes me, my time, and my life, worth in my eyes.
It made me realize that I am a hard worker and I need to continue doing so, else I will drive myself crazy someday (or has it already been done).
It made me realize that I can do more, and that is what exactly I should be doing.
Now it’s time to get to work, to act and to achieve.
Have you had any similar learning experiences recently? Care to share with me?