This week we discuss ‘Expectations for the New Year’ on the Perfectly Imperfect Blog Bunch. Below is my contribution to this week’s theme.
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It’s a big word that casts an even bigger shadow. It always sounds daunting, lofty – like something that can never be satisfied or achieved or extinguished. I learnt pretty early on in life that we should always learn to temper our expectations – in love, in relationships, in our careers, in every walk of life. Because if you keep them pegged too high, the pain of not being able to meet your expectations is intense, crippling even. Of course, you can’t do anything about the expectations that others have from you; you can only control your own. But as far as I can, I try not to expect too much from someone or something. It’s very, very hard, but in certain cases, it has helped me a lot. So I stick to it resolutely.
In writing though, I made the mistake of expecting too much when I started…
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