My 5 Fixable “Flaws”

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J K Rowlings

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So like many I have things that we consider flaws, some are genetic others a factor of lifestyle and personality. But many of them are at least in my mind fixable given time and will to better yourself. Here are what I consider 5 of my fixable flaws:

  1. Procrastination – I have always had a problem with getting up and getting things done. As I’ve gotten older and started to learn more about responsibility, however I still struggle with it. To fix it I’ve started writing daily goals to ensure I do what I need to, as well as making sure I stick to my blog post schedule.
  2. Fitness – Lately I’ve started getting really into fitness again, however my stamina and strength aren’t as they were before. To overcome this I’ve been making sure I work out for at least 30 minutes a day, upping my cardio and weight training to help better myself
  3. Motivation – this goes hand in hand with that last two, some days I would like to be able to just jump out of bed, full of smiles and power through my to-do lists, however I’m human (mostly cat but still) but I’ve decided to start working on this. Mainly by setting a time to wake up every day and sticking to it, trying to fulfill at least 3 things a day off my lists and working out every day.
  4. Unhealthy eating (junk food) – Now I love cooking and healthy meals but sometimes there’s nothing better than a greasy takeaway, chocolate bar or something sugary sweet. However I understand these are detremental to my health and fitness goals so I’ve decided to do as I did with soda and energy drinks, and take a month out where I don’t eat any takeaways.
  5. Creative slump/block – This is something that terrifies me as a creative person, I’ve recently had trouble creating something, anything. But I realised that my keeping away from drawing because I feel as though my work is bad at the moment isn’t helping me so I’m taking it upon myself to try drawing or creating something everyday even if it’s just a little doodle, as well as working on my photography which is a newly reignited love of mine.

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So do you have a fixable “flaw”? If so what is it and can you do to fix it? Leave your answers in the comment section below.

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29 thoughts on “My 5 Fixable “Flaws”

  1. American Hijabi says:

    I love it! I think your “5 Fixable Flaws” are similar for a lot of people, including myself. While I enjoy going to they everyday, sometimes I just want some wings or a burger + fries…and maybe a coney dog. We have have things that are “fixable” but it never hurts to indulge every once in a while. Thanks for sharing

    xo
    AH

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  2. Monica Preethi says:

    I love your post. Point 4 especially… ughhh eating healthy always, is so hard man.But I’ve definitely improved over the last few months. Thanks for sharing this very relatable post. And point 3 cracked me up(mostly cat ) ROFL ❤
    You're awsome

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  3. ontherytepaige says:

    I think its really cool when people discuss flaws and development – I think in acknowledging this in ourselves, can we begin to improve or move past these. Great piece!

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  4. Michaela says:

    Aren’t u actually writing about me?! Cuz I would write these exactly same 5 points! Well… maybe one day we will overcome them, I wish we will, but sth tells me they’ll always be with us, at least a bit hahah….cuz doing nothing in bed is perfect!

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  5. khoner001 says:

    I feel like your fixable flaws resonate with so many others, including myself! For me, it’ really about eating on time. I can go a whole day without eating and that’s just as bad as eating junk food. There are good days and bad and I just how to get better 🙂

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  6. Saranda says:

    Interesting read! I feel like these are for a lot of people things that are fixable. Personally I feel the 3rd one regarding motivation the most. And the unhealthy eating 😉 We should just try to stick to it, whenever you have a less productive day remember that tomorrow might be very different 🙂

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  7. laveenasengar says:

    It’s good to care about your own flaws and feel the need to fix them. It is very important. I feel procrastination is a general human behaviour. I would like to fix my sleeping habit.

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