Noble Plans

Last Update: March 07, 2019

Hi everyone! It has been a while since my last post. My rank dipped some. I may not as active with comments and postings here but I didn't neglect my training. In fact, I finished level 5 and I just started boot camp. Yey!

As a stay at home mom of 4 children, it's not easy. 'Though I am busy at home, as we mother never runs out of chores at home, I still manage to add some projects on my list. This year, aside from building my website and training with WA, I decided I would like to minimize our stuff and organize my home. By minimizing I mean sell or donate years of hoarded stuff. You could just imagine having 4 children and being an antique collector, how much we have!

Last weekend, I had a quite successful garage sale in which I basically just kind of gave everything away as I priced most of them a dollar. And then this coming weekend I will have an antique sale. I am excited but at the same time nervous as I have not done a sale like this where I would run credit cards if need be. I was actually so new to this that I didn't know I have to have a sales tax permit. I thought an EIN number is just enough, Gosh! We shall see how this one will go.

Letting Go Of Stuff...


So the goal is to let go of stuff that are not really needed and make room for essential ones. Free our space of things that are collecting dusts and cob webs then leave that space for the flow of energy to keep moving. I decided to place some live plants on those spaces for some clean air instead and to help my kids and husband with their allergies as well. (It's about time!)

Over the years, I have been so busy working and so stressed to pay attention to our space so much. Before, on our free time we spend our days buying and thinking what more can we purchase as we have no time to look at those things that we already have. It's shameful to say that our way of distressing is buying!

Instead of making memories together as family, we make purchases and we spend most of our times apart (my husband and me are at work almost all the time while the kids are in school and at home by themselves).

It's not until my marriage became troublesome and my kids expressed that they were sad would I realize that something has to be done... My dream of a better life for my children and my family back home can't be fulfilled by money alone, so I realized... It has to be balanced with time. Time that is so precious and free but yet we manage to give so little of to our love ones!

Amazing how our society's influence and the need or should I say want for money is so strong that realizing this took me time and it's not even a rocket science right! Golly!


My Noble Plan

So, instead of focusing on things that won't matter much in the long run, I am going to follow a worthy plans, set worthy goals and get busy turning those goals to reality. I don't want to settle for second best (thank God for Wealthy Affiliate!) and don't want to sell myself short.

There would be times, I know, that these goals might stretch me to the limit, but I will not be discouraged. With the training here in Wealthy Affiliate and all the support we have, I think I am going to fulfill my dream of making a living without sacrificing my time for my family.

No goal is too big and no plan is too ambitious for us to achieve if the aim is to help others and free us of those times that we can spend our love ones. But there's a catch: we live in the world that entices us to squander our resources and our time in real life version of Trivial Pursuit. So I or we should avoid this temptation of pursuing trivialities!

Let me ask these questions then to all those that has not achieved their goals yet, will you have the courage and encourage your love ones to make noble plan? Hopefully, you all will answer with a resounding yes, and yes!


A good goal is like a strenuous exercise---

It makes you stretch.

Mary Kay Ash

Thanks for reading. Take care ya'll.

Nida

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Donna2018 Premium
Good to see you posting again! Really good post.

Hope you have a great day,
Donna:)
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NidaV Premium
Thank you Donna. I appreciate you stopping by.

You have a great day too!

Nida
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Barney44 Premium
Insightful thoughts Mary Kay

If this doesn’t make a person set up and take nice of where they are in their journey I don’t know what will. I have hit sort of a roadblock (self-imposed) in trying to get website theme changed. Keep finding ideas I like and working to implement them is taking away from adding much needed content.

Just about ready to roll out the new improved version. May not have everything just right but will be good.

Best wishes as you begin boot camp

Barry
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NidaV Premium
Thank you Barney! I have been there, believe me. Where I changed theme and by the time I knew it, I already spent 2 days figuring out the menu and the way around as they all have different set up.

Send me your link so I can see your new site.

I wish you all the best.

Nida
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Hudson Premium
Very thoughtful post. We down sized with our last move some 8 (yes 8) years ago and it has taken us time but we finally don’t have anything in a store which was costing us money. We now have everything in our small house but slowly we are getting there - items out to charity, rubbish tip. I am the biggest culprit - you know the scene, well maybe we ought to keep that!!!. So I put things away and if I haven’t touched it for a while, months or up to a year then it has to go, no question! Spending more time with the family - as well as making a living on line - absolutely. Enjoy.
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NidaV Premium
Thank you Hudson. I am the same, I am fond of holding on to things as everything has sentimental values to me..i don't know why.

But I am trying to let go as time with family is more important than things.

I wish you all the best.

Nida
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Susan4247 Premium
I feel ya, I had to take a break myself this week because of super busy personal business this week. Dont worry about it, things happen. I'm listening to training. That's all I can do.
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NidaV Premium
Hi Susan,

Yup, we sometimes have to take care of other things in life and that is alright as long as we know where to go back to and push harder when we are at it.

I wish you all the best. Take care.

Nida
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SnazzyIT Premium
Yay my sister, you made it! I only just started Bootcamp a few days ago, at least we doing together and can bounce ideas :) congratulations 😄
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Barney44 Premium
Great togetherness. I’m watching you so keep on keeping on.

Barry
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NidaV Premium
Thank you Snazzy.

Yes, my friend, I just started yesterday. Let me know how you're doing.

Take care dear.

Nida
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