Sharing is caring (including blog posts)…

28 Nov

Time goes by in an instant and before we know it, we’re at the age we used to scoff at!  I’m there… The good news is that growing older (as opposed to the alternative) comes with great benefits!

One is being more tolerant and patient (with others and myself.)  I don’t always reach my goals, but I like to revisit them (hoping to set less and more realistic ones going forward.)

In 2017, I wanted to focus more on what nurtures and nourishes my soul (like blogging and happy relationships), and steer clear of those things that detract (like eating too much and hanging out with toxic people.)  I didn’t succeed enough, but I feel that it’s working just to have the goal in mind.

When it comes to creating content, I’m discovering that friends (and fellow bloggers) often post similar experiences before (and with better words) than I do.

Case in point, a friend put up a Facebook post that mirrored a recent experience I had (s/he allowed me to share):

“I may not be perfect or even nearly so. I may not be soft or gentle with words or actions. I may not even be someone many like .
I am however a true friend. A caring person and a person that has feelings and heart. #heavyheart #hurt #movingForward

Reading these words made me realize I’m not alone with my experiences, and I can deliver more and better content (at times) by sharing what is already written.

A new direction for 2018 – More sharing…

Watch this blog for more content from others with great posts that resonate with me (and hopefully also with you.)

And, may I suggest that blogging is meant to be a social experiment?  Would you do me a favor and leave me a word or two when you read something you like (or don’t like)?

While we all forge our own way forward, I’m hoping you’ll agree that our experiences are not always unique – and sharing makes us connected even if we’re a continent away or a generation apart.

My first share – 9 Essential Life Lessons…

9 Essential Life Lessons

I loved this… what do you think?

Have a great week! – Carol

3 Responses to “Sharing is caring (including blog posts)…”

  1. Corinne Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 1:33 am #

    I really enjoyed this post and the link – there’s such a tender grit and positive tenacity in both, love it!

  2. Toronto Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 1:38 pm #

    Dear Carol, always nice to hear from you! (Maya here).
    Please write more about your thoughts on what nourishes and nurtures your soul. I look forward to reading more.

    My life was very busy, I had an eventful year, as my father passed away

    • Carol Dekkers Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 3:17 pm #

      Dear Maya, I’m sorry to hear about your father’s passing. Nice to hear from you (I sent you an email recently about IFPUG work.)

      Thanks for reading! Carol

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