Learning To Have Fun?

A dear friend suggested to me yesterday that I should think about blogging for fun. I was blogging for fun…

until I actually thought about it.

For fun would be “just doing it”…Not worrying about what people thought…Not looking at my stats…etc. Not obsessing over the fact that I don’t any comments…

Ouch.

Maybe I wasn’t doing it for fun. I was trying to be successful which there is nothing wrong with. But what’s my focus? And what is successful?

Hmmmm….

maybe I just need to have fun with my blog as I learn wordpress. What would it look like if I tried new things in my class and not worried about mastering them? Maybe I just should relax and make a lot of mistakes and laugh about them! Isn’t it hard to look foolish or feel foolish but I’m not so sure others are actually looking or caring about it… 

We need to give ourselves a break and just breathe and be in the moment.

What are you struggling with to be good at? Where’s your focus? Are you taking deep breaths?

Make mistakes today and show your kids, it’s okay. Have fun and laugh…

a few…more…times,

6 responses to “Learning To Have Fun?”

  1. jennifer

    Love you!

  2. Marla Beck

    Jan,

    I’m looking forward to seeing how your blog evolves as you learn, explore and play! Love your point about letting our kids see us being imperfect. Filing that one away for future use, since my DD is still a preschooler. :)

    Keep blogging!

    -Marla

  3. Liz

    Glad that you’re back, and yes, we all need to make mistakes. No, I’m not taking deep breathes. Thanks for the reminder!

  4. Hands Free Mama

    I feel such a sense of camaraderie here at your blog. I feel like it is a safe place to just be yourself and let go of that terrible pressure we place on ourselves to be “perfect” or “successful.” I am so thankful you reminded me today to simply have fun at what I am doing…not to try to impress or achieve something….just ENJOY. Gosh, wouldn’t life be better if I just gave myself a break? THANK YOU! You have blessed me today.

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