On days that I feel less then sure that I am on the right path (as was the case for a few moments today) I often find myself looking back to my youth for hints at who I wanted to be before money and prestige even became a factor.
Like someone who was active as a part of her every day life (learning to sit the right way on the bike made a huge difference in this venture)
Or someone who lived creatively and channelled her inner artist when she could (being a drama queen doesn't quite count!!)
A girl who take pride in the continuous pursuit of formal and informal education
Someone who could literally "tackle" new tasks no matter how strange, icky and foreign they seem at first
And a person who stayed true to herself, her passions and her love for all living things (pandas included!)
When I was young I wanted to be a writer, a veterinarian, a dentist, and a teacher. Yet, despite my many career aspirations there were elements that never changed. And while today I have none of the professions I once that I would have I can safely say I did my very best to stay true to who I always was.
I'm on the right path after all.
And thankfully I grew out of that hairstyle and flower costume just in the nick of time...
So tell me, what is one thing you learned at a young age that you still hold true today?