So in the end of March I was thinking I could create a new video every single day for the month of April. I was determined that it would not be so bad, and I could do it. And then I got the genius idea since I was making a video every day, I would also be making a blog post to go along with the video. Trying to do so much was a recipe for failure. SO I can say I had a VEDA fail. But failing isn’t always a bad thing.
This worked really well for the first 7 days, but after that, I fizzled out.
I took on more than I could handle. Working a full time job, and trying to run a YouTube channel, and a blog along with household and horse chores was more than I could do in 24 hours a day.
I have a very bad habit of over-committing myself. It always seems like a good idea when I begin!
Don’t Over Do It
I have a tendency to try to do too much. I have great big visions of everything I want to get done, but then I find myself overwhelmed to everything I have committed to. I hate when that happens!
But we all learn from failure. I think that is what drives us toward success. I mean if everything comes to us easy, and on the first try, why would we ever continue to try? What we learn from the mistakes we make however is where we will find true success.
But instead of being mad at myself for not posting a video or blog post every day for the month of April, I have decided to stick to a schedule I know I can handle. Because I love making videos. And I love creating new blog posts. And I love playing with my horses, as well as my 9 to 5 job. It is all about finding balance. You need to balance the things you love, or they will become work, or a job. And then something you once loved is no longer any fun.
So instead of making tons of content, I have promised myself I will create better content. I think it is more important (at least in my mind) to create 1 really great thing instead of creating 15 mediocre things, wouldn’t you agree?
So I completely failed at VEDA, but that has only helped me to see that I can create something more valuable by creating the best piece of content I can in the time that I have.