Recently, I talked to another virtual professional and a good friend. As we were about to end our conversation, we talked about being busy with many things.
My friend has highly satisfied clients, expertise on chosen niche, and is able to reach monthly income goal. Seriously, my friend can ask for the moon.
However, sometimes, my friend feels there is just too much of everything.
Before you switch to other posts, please get this: my friend and I are not complaining.
A few years back, we used to dream of becoming a person who works from home.
Now, I get to wake up without the worries of being stuck in traffic or having conversations with people who criticized me as if they knew me from
Adam. These are just two of the many experiences I have now. Believe me, I will not trade it for anything else (ohhkkayy, maybe an island of my own with unlimited Internet access will be an interesting offer).
I think we got too happy with our accomplishments yet we forgot to celebrate it.
Instead of saying just, “Yay!” I thought of, “Yay! I need to focus on being exceptional at this! I mean, I am too crazy to lose this!”
Instead of basking in the sun even for a few minutes, I say to myself, “I’ll finish this so I can see the stars instead.” Later on, I realized I never saw even the slightest of clouds nor the brightest stars.
That about-to-wind-down conversation was an early wakeup call.
We are all running towards big and small successes every day. Cutting ourselves some slack and let loose means, we need to run on our comfortable pace.
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Ann Kristine A. Peñaredondo is a Facebook Marketing Strategist who has managed and grew Facebook Pages of top shopping malls, lingerie, and dairy brands, as well as authors and experts in business, food, health, and education. Ann's podcast show, Pin To Top, is listed in Growth Mentor and Feedspot as one of the top podcasts for Facebook and marketing for 2020. Ann is also one of the Manila Workshop’s resident speakers and facilitators. She’s been featured in Jomar Hilario’s Online Show and book Virtual Careers, Wazzup Pilipinas, Astig.PH, Prime Influencers, Marketing in Asia, Thrive Global, and The Manila Times. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org