Since I’ve had a yard, I longed to have a picture worthy flower garden. Similarly, I’ve always wanted to be an active person who exuded fitness and positivity. The lessons I learned as a gardener helped me progress to my wellness goals once I stopped investing in quick-payoff behaviors and work toward long-term habit changes.
As a kid, I was pretty sure I’d have one of those lives where everything turned out exactly as I’d planned and I’d be confident in all my doings. Here I am mid-forty-ish, and I realize I’m not really even sure what I want to be when I grow up. But I’m working on it. These are my musings about what I consider the most important aspects to the fine art of figuring it all out.