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Why Self-Improvement Ideas Never Work

You Can’t Improve On Perfection

“We’d love something funny”, Val told me as we were discussing Bonbon Break’s theme for the month: Inspire. “Funny isn’t really my style,” I told her.

But as my wheels started turning, my mind kept gravitating to my frustration over inspirational Internet content. Sometimes it is wonderful, and sometimes it just really aren’t. So maybe, I can try funny…

Why Self-Improvement Ideas Never Work

Have you been to Pinterest lately? I haven’t. For the sake of my sanity, I just can’t go there anymore. Pinterest is a web portal to all my failures as a human. Do you want to guess how many of my 2,045 pins I have followed up on and actually done? I would guess five. FIVE. That’s a 0.2 percent productivity rate. Pinterest is where my best intentions go to die, and I just can’t face that anymore.

Pinterest isn’t my only problem, it is just the easiest one to avoid. Everywhere I turn, people are trying to get me to make my life better somehow. I’ve seen articles shared on social media about the simple things happy people do every day, the secrets to being more productive, and 50 millions reasons why I must get off my lazy butt and just exercise already. Even my friends try to remind me that my priorities are within my control. If something is important to me, I will find the time, right? (Tell that to my children who just decimated a large piece of packing styrofoam into its smallest components all over my house). Everyone is just so encouraging and inspiring!…… [click here to continue reading on Bonbon Break]


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About Laura O'Rourke

I’m Laura. Wife to Dan. Mama to Cameron and Gavin. Blogger. Photographer. I’ve been declared “baby crazy” by my husband. I’ve been blogging since 2003 when I was a teenager. My first blog post ever begged forgiveness for all the future blog posts that would follow. Consider that still in effect. I met my husband through blogging, I planned a wedding while blogging, and we tweeted the births of both of our sons. Consider this my memoir, my legacy, my letter to my children and my hand reaching out to other Moms. I love being a wife. I love being a Mom. I love blogging. And I can’t wait to meet you.


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