Morning all! Happy Monday 🙂
It actually feels like we’ve had a slightly longer week, which makes a change considering I’ve had a week off work for half term. We’ve had a fun week with some trips to the cinema (I finally got to see La La Land – wow! I loved it!), the local trampoline park and mostly just some time to relax. I posted my review of the Forever Living products I tried on Friday and am looking forward to receiving my Serum soon! Going back to work tomorrow signifies my final few weeks in my current job as my contract comes to an end. The job hunt starts in earnest this week – I am determined to find the right job for me!
Today’s Monday Motivation is a motto which I think sums me up quite well. I have these words displayed in my office as a reminder that it really is nice to be nice. I have been criticised on numerous occasions for being ‘too nice’ but personally I have found it to be a positive trait rather than a negative. I think in the business world, being ‘nice’ is generally seen as a weakness but I firmly believe you get more out of people if you’re nice to them!
On Thursday I was driving to collect some of my Avon books when a lady pulled out of her drive and drove straight into me! She was talking to her children in the back of the car and completely not looking so pulled out on the wrong side of the road and straight into my car. Luckily I was stationary by the time she hit me so the impact was pretty soft and although her car was unscathed mine wasn’t so lucky! In this sort of situation a lot of people might get a bit shouty and aggressive but the lady was so apologetic and so embarrassed that I just felt a bit sorry for her. I like to think I’m a pretty safe driver but we all get distracted from time to time and do stupid things and I didn’t see the benefit in getting angry.
Our insurers are dealing with everything now but the lady’s husband rang to thank me for being so nice and understanding which made me feel pretty good about myself to be honest! On Friday I then had three sets of really good news – my first two requests for paid sponsored posts on my blog and some exciting news for our family which I will share if and when I can! They say good things happen to good people and I will continue to work at being the best version of me I can be.
So on this Monday morning (or whatever day and time it is when you’re reading this) just remember
‘If you work really hard and you’re nice amazing things will happen’ – Conan O’Brien
Have a good one and watch out for my giveaway coming up in the next week!!