Month: March 2010

Changes

‘A change is gonna come’ and it has. Luckily they’ve mostly been changes in me—my perspective, my opinions, my outlook on life. I’ve made a decision this semester, and hopefully for the rest of my life, not to allow myself to be stressed. I mean there will definitely be moments of feeling overwhelmed and realizing that the workload I have may not totally be feasible, but then there’s an option: (1) you can succumb to that feeling of being overwhelmed and go through all the typical crap of not sleeping, not eating well, getting sick super quick, feeling awful, etc. OR (2) you can acknowledge that you have mad stuff to do, stay calm (this is important), and make a plan to get it done. The more I’ve worried and panicked about all the work I have to do, the less of it that’s gotten done, and the less well it’s been done. So I’ve tried that over and over, and it never really worked, so I guess all I can do is try this …