My earlier post about the I Wish Beast went off like a rock (as Cappers would say). It seems we are all a bit prone to letting that beast run riot and get us down.
As so many of you pointed out, it doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
I realised after reading all of your thoughtful comments, that I actually need to be taking the ‘I Wish’ list seriously. I actually need to be wishing harder.
For what is it about ‘that girl’ that I really wish for? I don’t want to be her… I just want to be a better me. A me that is more like the me in my dreams.
So, I have made a list. My ‘I Wish’ list. No beast in sight.
I wish I grew some of my own vegetables
I am planting some rocket, watercress and spinach seeds this weekend. You’ve gotta start somewhere. I’ll be checking in with Little Eco Footprints and Down To Earth to keep me grounded (heh, heh).
I wish I was a better photographer
I started Fat Mum Slim’s Photo a Day, but on reflection March probably wasn’t a great month to start something new. I am going to commit to doing April and I’m getting photography tips here and hoping I can learn by osmosis from this one.
I wish I had better design skills
I’m investing in the Adobe Creative Suite and teaching myself some fantastic new skills using the tutorials at Lynda. Did you know that full-time Australian primary and secondary school students qualify for the student version of this package? I can’t wait to get started.
I wish I loved carrots
Remember my list from yesterday’s post? Well, I’m going to give up everything on that list for the month of May. Thank god I forgot to put bacon on there…
I have other wishes. More than anyone needs to be going on with. But I’m just going to focus on these five wishes for the next few months and see how I turn out in the end.
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