Kathleen here. Today's post is just a short and sweet reminder to myself that I wanted to share with you too.
I was in a Braid Method meeting when one of our branding clients (who happens to be a super talented executive leadership coach, author, and speaker) stopped me in my furious note-taking tracks when she said the words: How you do anything is how you do everything. I’m not sure if this sage advice is her own or if she heard it somewhere else, but it really got me thinking about how I live my day-to-day moments—and how those moments add up to become the sum of my whole life.
It’s all too easy to excuse a bad attitude on a “hard day” (and we know how relative that can be).
It’s easy to blame a lack of enthusiasm for life in general on weeks of tight deadlines and back-to-back meetings.
It’s easy to fall into a funk because the weather isn’t just right.
But how you do anything is how you do everything. Regardless of circumstance. Regardless of busy days and tight deadlines.
The person I want to be designs each and every project with careful craft and attention to detail.
The person I want to be gives anyone who has my attention, from my clients and coworkers to my husband and my son, my whole heart too.
The person I want to be shaves her legs more than once every other week.
The person I want to be dances in the kitchen while making dinner—especially if I’ve had a hard day.
The person I want to be coils up the hose after watering the flowerbeds instead of leaving it strewn across the lawn.
I need to be a little more mindful about the “anything” moments. With that, I want to move through life with awareness that these anything moments are the ingredients that yield my “everything” life. And I want my life to taste like a fresh chocolate chip cookie with a little salt on top.
How you do anything is how you do everything. I think I need to get this tattooed on my forehead.
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