Adaptability

  • Posted in: Life
  • On: 16 December 2020
Craig Jamieson wearing a mask

2020 has shown us all that there is very little certainty in life and being able to adapt is a skill we may all have to develop in order to navigate our way through these changing times. This where I’m at, on this, the final leg of our 2020 horror story.

  • Accept the things you cannot control
  • Don’t stress about things that might happen and deal with things as they come
  • Booking flights over New Year’s eve are not cheaper, they’re up to 10x more expensive
  • Learn to accept help from other people
  • Don’t be too proud to ask for help
  • Walk away from people who are toxic in your life
  • I’m able to function in the morning, but I need calm, I don’t do chaos
  • Not being able to do what I love is harder than any bad day I have ever had doing it
  • Connect with family
  • People will rip you off – don’t stoop to their level in order to try to get back at them, just let it go
  • Celebrate your wins
  • You are not only up against other people for the job, but against applicant tracking systems, learn how to increase your chances of getting a humans eyes reading your CV
  • Stop saying “The new normal”
  • There’s a lot of people who really don’t know what they are doing
  • I don’t suffer from imposter syndrome
  • Don’t buy into something so passionately that any diversion of that plan tears you apart
  • I don’t need them every day, but Seattle Coffee still make the best cappuccino
  • By the numbers, this whole pandemic still feels like an overreaction, although things really are a mess, high fives for the vaccine! ๐Ÿ–
  • For the first time ever, I actually have a long term life goal I’m excited to work towards
  • Reconnecting with old friends has been a blast
  • This year has allowed me to figure out a lot of work stuff I might not have given thought to before
  • I’ve gotten into regular exercise again
  • You get some really smart teenagers ๐Ÿคฏ
  • Selling your stuff is hard, giving it away feels better, but I’m yet to feel liberated by having nothing
  • Kefir is essential to my health
  • Excited Trump will no longer be the president of the United States
  • I’m leaving soon
  • Go all in this holiday season
  • Black Lives Matter โœŠ๐Ÿฟ โœŠ๐Ÿพ โœŠ๐Ÿฝ
  • Wash your hands ๐Ÿงผ
  • Wear a mask ๐Ÿ˜ท

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