Hi folks, this month there is no series. These topics all stand alone. It's my birthday month and I want to dig deep and be more. Here's one thing I've been thinking about. Welcome to my meandering.
Don't think this a Type A bashing post. Type As are getting the most cookies, so chill. Type Bs don't care if they have any cookies or not. Type Cs would like cookies but are too shy to ask. And Type D, those folks needs therapy, drugs and understanding. But I digress, back to Type As. They are missing out some good stuff. I was with a friend at a yogurt shop nodding knowingly about not being a type A. We both have felt that "odd person out" feeling about not being Type A.
We were laughing about typical Type A stuff. They think that everyone wants to be them and are sold are on the idea that you must be positive and have it all together 24/7. The rest of us types cringe, continue to play Candy Crush, enjoy the frozen yogurt, and wander off topic by discussing the hotness of actor Robert Vaughn from the old TV show Man from U.N.C.L.E. vs hotness of David McCallum, who is now a nice old man on a show call NCIS. This would drive type As crazy...but we were happy as clams. That's right, not stressed, not organized, and totally chill. YAY!
So how does personality play into my life: I would like a writing cookie, but if it means I can't smell the roses, do my own thing, and daydream days away, no cookies for me. I also need lots of time to read books, enjoy good conversations, and afternoons poolside. In kindergarten, Mrs. Crabtree impressed on me the importance of being yourself. She believed that every child would shine and made sure that every student in her class had a moment to do so. Overall she taught me that life is about our relationships and nothing else.
You are needed. We are all needed. So "Not Type As" take a deep breath. It is okay.
I will be back next week with more.
Here is a doodle.
A quote for your pocket.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Bruce Lee