The new house is a new start, a new challenge, and a new start.
It seems like you could live life on your own terms with that all-too-familiar old phrase about making a difference.
I’ll be the first to admit that when I first got out of school I was an overachiever and a perfectionist. In order to do well in life, you need to put a lot of effort into it, even if you’re just trying to get by.
Well, that was then. Over the last few years Ive found myself trying to put in the effort to become more organized and productive. But I can’t help but feel like my time has been spent in places I don’t feel a need to be. And I’m just a human being.
This is a common feeling that many new moms have. They put so much effort into everything they do so they feel like theyve accomplished something. But in reality, theyve hardly even succeeded. Theyve been at home all day and theyve probably accomplished nothing. If youve been on the road for a few months, youve probably accomplished quite a bit. But if youve been on the road for longer, youve probably accomplished nothing.
I think that so many women feel this way because at times they feel like their lives are pointless. They feel that they are useless and that they are not contributing anything to society. So they spend a lot of time and energy avoiding themselves. I think that many new moms feel this way because they feel like theyve done nothing more than theyve done everything else. So they spend a lot of time and effort avoiding themselves.
The funny thing about this is that we are really making our own lives more and more meaningless. The average American household has no more disposable income than the average American worker has. But for the average American woman to feel like shes “worthless” when it comes to creating her own meaningful life is insane. So I think a lot of women feel like theyve achieved some kind of triviality.
I totally agree with this statement. It’s so easy to get into a rut, but having a life to your own that is meaningful is so much harder. I mean, I spent a year and a half trying to create meaning for my family and it was the most painful thing Ive ever had to do.
I think the reason many of us have such a hard time creating meaningful lives is because we think that the way we have our lives organized determines what kind of lives we can have. We might think you should have a business, or a bunch of friends who you don’t have any contact with. But, I think we forget that we can’t really have these kinds of “entitlement” life without the support of others.
It’s important to remember that you can’t really have the life you want without the support of others. The reason that things work out for us is because of the fact that we need each other. We need each other to have hope, to have a safe place to heal, to have a strong community. So, we have to create things for others that we can’t really create for ourselves.