A few of my favourite bloggers have spoken recently about the challenges we all have have in growing up, the harsh comparisons we all put ourselves through and it got me thinking..
I said to Bron 'I feel like I have aged a thousand years in the past few'. Nothing negative as all in a good way and it is thanks to the people I surround myself with.
I have grown up by realising it is much more pleasurable to be
the nice girl,
the giving girl
and the happy girl.
At school I was part of the cool crowd, we had a mean side and I think I was a little selfish and I am sure I wasn't really happy.. now I am :)
When people behave like a dick and are aggressive in any way I kill them with kindness, it works every time.
People try and bring me down I find a way around it and come out the other side stronger and better.
I have no idea if it is the business world, my age or being a Mum that has shifted my perspective on what is important in life but I do know it has taken a conscious effort to maintain it and have it become a way of life.
It is a conscious effort that has me feeling like a new person and I try and offload it onto everyone and anyone I care about.
Have you aged well mentally? What do you put it down too? or are you still trying