Friday, January 5, 2018

You don't have to do anything you don't want to

One of my colleagues listened to an interview with a 80-year-old woman. She was asked if she could give only one advice to younger generation, what would it be?  Her reply was: "You don't have to do anything you don't want to."

I haven't been feeling well lately (it sucks having asthma & heartburn issues). I am not really ill, but I certainly didn't feel well enough to attend company's after-new-year party. I listened to the advice of wise old woman, so I went to see my GP and asked for one day of sick leave.

I spent a cosy day inside, reading this biography: 

My Early Life

I do admire Churchill!

6 comments:

  1. You are my hero! Good for you for saying no. And maybe I should get "You don't have to do anything you don't want to" tattooed somewhere where I'll see it alllllll the time - such good advice!

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    1. dear Becky, it is always lovely too see someone's first comment here on my blog. Thank you!
      (and I am looking forward to all the next ones ;)

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  2. I think we all need to learn to say "no" more often!

    Have you seen the new movie "Darkest Hour" with Gary Oldman as Churchill? Dh & I are hoping to go soon.

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    1. dear Loribeth, I haven't heard about the movie before. Now I watched the trailer.... and I can not wait to see it!

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  3. Yes! I love this. I finally learned that lesson in my 40s. And it actually gave me permission to be brave when I wanted to do something, but was scared.

    Hope you feel better soon.

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  4. Dear Klara, I am glad you stayed at home even though I wish your health was better. Good recovery ♡

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