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31-Day Blog Challenge | day 6

Almost a full week into the challenge now. If you want to read from the start of the series you can check out day 1 here, and as I’ve had people ask here’s the list of prompts I’m using, in case you want to join in.

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So, as you can see today’s prompt is “3 personality traits I’m most proud of”. Let’s dive straight in shall we.

1. Considerate

I have to thank my parents for this one. I was raised to be considerate of others, almost to a fault. I will often put others’ needs before my own, and this is especially true now I’m a parent myself. But even with complete strangers, I will hold doors, let people out in traffic, be aware of my time keeping and surrounds. the reason I say “to a fault” is that sometimes, my consideration of others is taken advantage of.

2. Inquisitive

I’m a perpetual student. I always want to learn more. I was the kid that when asked to do a project for homework would scour my encyclopedias (because we didn’t have Google back then 😅) and find everything I could about the given subject. Teachers loved it, other students…not so much. I’m always in the process of learning something, whether it’s a new crafting skill or a language. Even something as trivial as hearing about something on TV and going off to research it myself, this time with the aid of the internet on my phone, I like to know things. Hopefully, I can pass this trait on to my children because like Albert Einstein once said:

Once you stop learning, you start dying

3. Geeky

Not sure if this counts, but I couldn’t think of another way to put it. I’m proud to be a little bit different from the mainstream. As a teenager, as I’m sure most people would relate to, I tried hard to ‘fit in’. This left me miserable if I’m honest. It wasn’t until I was much older, probably in my mid to late 20s that I started feeling more comfortable with myself. I’m not embarrassed by my fandoms, I cosplay, I play Dungeons and Dragons, I know all the lyrics to all the Disney songs. But this acceptance of who I am is more than just accepting and flaunting my geekside. It’s also about accepting all my personality traits, positive and negative and being comfortable with them.

Today’s post was fun, a bit of a deeper look inside myself, and I honestly feel much happier as a result of this reflection. Self-praise isn’t something that comes naturally to me, but it’s something I’m working on. I’d encourage you to make a similar list of your favourite personality traits.

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