Thursday, September 4, 2014


Since school started two weeks ago, I've been one giant ball of stress. I've been so worried about all the little details of the projects I have going on with my club in particular that I'm forgetting the big picture. Stressing about the weeds, and losing sight of the forest. 

I need to reconnect to my mission. Why am I doing everything I'm doing? Why am I going back to school, involved in my student chapter, and actively pursuing employment in the field? It isn't to stress myself out. It's because I care about making a difference in the world. I care about helping other people - helping them to climb up with me in recovery from mental illness and addiction. That's the why.

There. I actually feel a little better now!

When you get stressed out by all that you have going on, take a few minutes to reconnect to your mission. Is what you are doing in alignment with your mission? If not, ditch it. Do you even have a mission written out? If not, take some time to contemplate it and put it into words. Your mission is your compass on the road to success.


Carolyn said...

Great advice! Thanks for all you do just by being you and being open with your reality.

pink.hi-tops said...

Thanks so much, Carolyn! :)