They make us.
“The useless days will add up to something…These things are your becoming.” unknown
Early jobs feel like nothing much is happening, but much is when you interact with others. Think of it as trying out your talents, interests and skills. Practice on customers, vendors, owners and your friends whom you convince to come by. It’s hard to forget our early jobs. They made us.
Don’t worry about aging, worry about being boring. That’s far worse and within our control.
I once read that Leticia Balderidge, Jackie Kennedy’s social secretary, advised to prepare to be social. Read the news, know the scoop, have an anecdote ready to share. Find what is interesting about each person you have the good fortune to speak with. Say yes to events and gatherings. Put some fun into it.
“Optimists have a strength that allows them to interpret their setbacks as surmountable, particular to a single problem, and resulting from temporary circumstances or other people.” Martin E. P. Seligman
Oh, and evolving time always helps.
We walk around, it’s in our mind…everyday.
“Never give up on something that you can’t stop thinking about.” Huff Post