Plans are here to serve us

So I committed to writing one blog post each day in January. Until I didn’t. And here is what I’ve learned from this short-lived plan:

First of all, you have to understand what you want and make a plan according to it. But a plan is more of a “hit-or-miss” kind of thing. Sure, some plans are more solid than others. But we end up forgetting, that a plan is only as good as the things we were able to account for. As soon as circumstances change, plans often fail to be accurate to our life experience. My plan included to get started on this blog and to write as much as I can so that I would get over some of my fears. Just doing things has sometimes really worked well for me. No time to overthink things or second guess myself.

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Your Needs vs the Needs of Others – How much can you give?

My partner asked me recently: Do you believe, that in order to be able to take care of other people’s needs, you have to put your own needs aside?

This is a question I started asking myself only a few years ago. Before that, I didn’t even ask. To me, it was clear, that in order to help, to be loving and kind, which is to me a wonderful way to exist on this earth, is to put your own needs aside. Being sick, tired or completely exhausted like clockwork was the two cents my body popped into this internal Q&A.

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