I’m a terrible dancer who loves to dance because it’s so much fun – am I skilful?
I’m rubbish at painting but it brings me such joy – am I skilful?
I’ve always struggled with maths but I find a way around it – am I skilful?
I can look at any given situation and find it useful, helpful, productive, entertaining, enriching, educational, even if I suck at it or fail – is that skilful?
What might you not be good at simply because you haven't given it enough time and put in enough effort, because you're denying yourself the truth of your talents or because you’re using the wrong measurements for what makes someone skilful?
What joy might you be denying yourself because you measure in flawless and perfect instead of jolly, thrilling or comical?
Don’t waste your talent – at creating a better narrative about yourself and your abilities.
What's the story you tell yourself, and is it helpful or hindering?
Remember though - it's your life, your choice!
After all, this is the Manual of YOU!
Until next time, take care, stay safe - and sane - and make kind choices!
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