Wishbone, Funnybone, Backbone
Jackie Ulmer, business consultant and social media expert sent this to her group. Simple, fun and poignant! “Life is best consumed as an analogy, in my opinion. Recently, on Clubhouse I heard this analogy about life and business.
We should all have a 'Wishbone'. That’s essentially our bucket list. Write it down, develop it and be intentional with it.
To best navigate life, it’s important that we also have a 'Funnybone', and that’s to remember to keep a sense of humor about the good and the bad that life deals us.
How will you stay grounded and centered when life hits those rough patches? Prepare now to accept that these will come, and you CAN handle them.
Then, decide who you will and MUST become to pursue all that you want. Decide what you stand for; will work for; and what matters. Finally, commit! YES, commit!”
Thank you, Jackie Ulmer for this thought-provoking analogy.
Speaking of developing a Backbone. . . the backbone, a column of small linked bones down the middle of the back, reminds us of the importance of being connected. There is much we have learned this past year, including the importance of being linked to one another. Being connected, staying in touch, and when someone has your ‘back’ you can get through just about anything. Having a backbone has been associated with being courageous. Afterall, when one is connected and has a team of family, friends, co-workers and like-minded people on their side, it’s easier to be courageous.
Developing a strong backbone includes being open to new ideas, remaining informed, standing for your values, staying firm in faith and being just a bit spunky!
Get spunky and stay spunky…. have some fun and enjoy the gift of being alive. Have your Wishbone. Depend on your Funnybone. And strengthen your Backbone physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Keep the faith.
Wishing you a beautiful Spring!