Don’t Try to Be Superman or Superwoman

Many of you may have noticed that I have been away from blogging for a while. Well, there was a reason for that. I have been working on several projects that were taking up my time that I needed to take some time off but that doesn’t mean that I forgot about you all.

Having many goals is great because it gives you things to look forward to and something to strive for. However, I can also tell you that trying to do so much all at once will exhaust you faster than you can possibly imagine. So in today’s post, I would like to encourage you, for your well-being, despite all the goals that you may have, don’t try to be superman or superwoman.

This is not to say that you shouldn’t go after your goals or that you should slack on your goals. On the contrary, if you want to be able to reach your goals successfully, you need to not try to do it all at once because rather than add to your well-being, that will take away from your well-being.

“But Aura, there is so much that I would like to accomplish and do” you may say. There is nothing wrong with wanting to do so much and accomplish a lot. The problem is when you want to do it all at once, trying to be superman or superwoman.

My one piece of advice for the beginning of this year is to think of a theme for this year. What is one main theme that you would like to focus on? For instance, mine for this year is weight loss. Yes, ever since my dad’s passing, it has been quite stressful for me and I have been grieving and I did put on some pounds so one of my main themes is self-care which includes in this case weight loss.

Then think of some other things that are also priorities for you that you would like to accomplish and ask yourself why. Write this all down. Why do you want to accomplish this and what does it mean to you? Think about what is one thing that you can do each day to get closer to that goal. This way you know what you can’t compromise with.

So I will give you an example and I will use myself as an example. Since self-care, which includes weight loss, is a priority and theme for me this year, this will include several things such as planning my meals, working out, minimizing stress (stress can cause weight gain), among other things. So as you can see, it’s not like weight loss is the only focus here. There are other things that I will be taking care of because I have that goal of losing weight. By having all these priorities straight, I will know what I can add to my life or take away from my life, what to add to my calender and what not to add.

This will also mean that I will not try to be superwoman. Whatever I can’t get done, I can’t get done and that’s it. By having a main theme for myself, this eliminates me trying to be superwoman and trying to do it all and the benefits of this are many. You avoid stressing yourself too much. You avoid getting sick since stress can suppress the immune system. You avoid feeling frustrated since at times having too much to do can frustrate us and the list goes on.

My highest recommendation when having new years resolution, once again, is to have a theme for this year. What do you want this year to be about for you? What is one top thing that you would like to accomplish? What does accomplishing this goal entails? Write this all down and even know and write down your why. Knowing your why will be your driving force for those times when you don’t feel like doing whatever it is that you need to be doing in order to achieve your goals. Also, having this theme in mind will help avoid you trying to be superman or superwoman.

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4 thoughts on “Don’t Try to Be Superman or Superwoman

  1. Your spiritual gift is to always inspire others, the strength to do that is a blessing from the Lord! You bring smiles alive within the hearts and minds of those who visit and embrace you Aura, Here is one to bless your day and new year with my sister, know you are always loved and in my prayers!

    “A New Years Blessing

    May the hand of our Lord always guide you
    May His tender love daily anoint your heart
    May the peace of His heaven fill your world
    As this New Year’s breath begins to start

    May His grace in your mind be steadfast
    May the light of His Spirit fill your face
    May you never again feel any loneliness
    As you live daily in His loving embrace

    May your spirit be blessed very abundantly
    Writing and sharing what He bequeath’s to you
    May you strive to inspire and touch another
    In a wonderful way, as He also does for you

    Be charitable and kind in your daily walk
    Never finding hatred or prejudice within
    Living your life each day in a humble way
    As this new year in your life now begins

    May each step you take this year resemble
    The sharing life our Lord always displayed
    And you will find His spirit blessing you
    As His grace guides your life each new day.

    “Spiritual love, hugs, and blessings to everyone,
    and may all be blessed by the Lord, with an amazing
    New Year!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    II Corinthians 5:17
    Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new
    creation, old things have passed away, behold
    all things have become new.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Aura, you spoke about the passing of your father, send me 8 words which best describe him, and I will pen a poem for him that you might hang on the wall in your office or home! Also, let me know His name! I’m always inspired by what you Share with all of us! Spiritual Hugs and blessings always my sister!

    • Wendell, your poetry just brought a smile to my face. I love your poetry! Your soul is just beautiful. Thank you so much for taking the time to comment here and for your words. May God bless you always.

      8 words that best describe him would be strength, courage, smart, quiet but yet always with something on his mind (he was a Scorpio and Scorpios tend to be quiet but you know they have something on their mind), stubborn, romantic since he loved the old time kind of music (music of his day), almost psychic-like for certain things, willingness to live. His name was Quintin.

      I sent you spiritual hugs as well and many blessings to you!

  2. He sounds so wonderful, I am a very quiet one also, but God made me that way because I listen well to another’s spirit and soul! I was born on the 22nd day, so I have never been far from God since the time I was born…he inspires my spirit always, and moves me to send his love for others to share through the psalms and poetry. My mother said I was born to serve and have been moved by the Cross from birth. Check out a description of one born on that day. Your spirit always moves mine, we are spiritual twins -sister and brother always!

    • I love how you wrote that God made you that way because I listen well to another’s spirit and soul. Indeed you were born to serve and your poetry touches us. Sister and brother always. 🙂 I love the concept of spiritual twins. I do believe this exists.

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