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2016. I think most everyone can be in agreement that 2016 may have not been the worst year ever, but it was definitely full up ups, downs, and craziness. Personally, politically and business wise – I’m just happy to say see ya and focus on having an amazing 2017. That being said it’s getting off to a rocky start. Not rocky as in bad; more like chaotic in the sense that despite my time management goals and numerous planners purchased and strategically placed at home and work in and effort to try and stay on top of things, my cup still runneth over with tasks that I either need or want to do and there simply have not been any hours added to any of my days. Figures right?
Just because you may feel like you’re losing your mind though, doesn’t mean you have to look like it. Here are a few ways to make it look like you have your stuff together when you’re really just a hot mess like me:
Messy Bun and/or cute hat – because good hair is overrated. Now don’t get me wrong, when my hair doing all those things I tell it too and it’s got me feeling sassy, you better believe I’m showing it off. I’m wearing it to work done, taking some selfies, and probably even curling it to go to the gas station and grocery store. When it’s not cooperative though, trying to force it can be a time suck and it usually ends in frustration and possibly tears. Nobody has time for that so instead of fighting it, say Bye, Felicia and grab your cutest hat or bust out with that messy bun. Since hats make my head hot when I wear them a long time, you’ll most frequently find me with messy bun status, but really, you do you.
Planner/Notebook – because you know you get the best ideas at the most inopportune times. For me it’s usually when I lay down for bed or am in the car driving. In those cases I just record some notes on my phone, but I also keep actual paper and pen in my bag because there’s rarely a day that I don’t need to make a list or write down some amazing idea that will elude me by the time I’ve actually gotten to a place where I can sit down and focus. Typical right? Plus when you show up to the meeting ready to go, you look like you’ve got it together even if you only brought it to write down the chores you want to get done over the weekend.
Appropriate attire – by appropriate I don’t mean uber professional (aka uncomfortable), unless you like that kind of thing. What I mean is clothing that screams “love it or hate it, this is me”. It can be something that motivates, something that helps you to accept your strengths and weaknesses alike, or something that helps you to laugh at yourself because without laughter, the world would be pretty boring. What I’m talking about is inspiration – whatever it is that gets you through the day – you do you sister!
For me, this “Hot Mess, Just Doing My Best” T-Shirt is everything. I’ve got lots going on, and I don’t claim to have it all together all the time, but you know what, I’m working my booty off every day keeping up with the hustle. There aren’t always enough hours in the day, things don’t always come together like I had hoped, but sometimes they do so I just need a reminder that it’s okay to be a hot mess sometimes and as long as you’re doing the best you can every day, that’s enough. Trust me, you’re killing it girl!
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Which T-shirt is calling to you? What’s your story? Let me know in the comments below and thanks for reading!