3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge: Day 3

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Okay so maybe I went the unconventional route with this challenge, and didn’t take it too seriously but that’s how I like to do life. This is a quote from one of my favorite TV shows “Parks and Recreation”. I think this quote is very suitable for myself, however I must also include family with friends.

Leslie Knope is an inspiration to all. Like talk about an empowering woman, Leslie is a powerful, amazing, positive, breakfast loving woman, and all around very inspiring to me, which is why I thought it was very important to make it my last quote. She’s just this huge feminist icon in my opinion, feel free to disagree, but when I think feminism I think Leslie Knope.

I think this just suits me and my love for breakfast foods, especially IHOP, and that sometimes, maybe I can prioritize that over people, but not really. They might almost be equal because whenever I talk to my friends from back home I just go on and on about how I miss IHOP.  However silly it may seem, it really holds some truth to it though. Friends and family, waffles, work.

I really appreciate the last part, always put work third. Work should never be the first priority because than nothing is going to matter, and I think people forget about that. There is this idea that work is what makes you money so it has to go first, but really what makes you happy needs to go first.

So my list would probably go: God, friends and family, breakfast*, school/blogging/work. I put blogging in the work category since it takes up so much time, more time than a hobby, but I thoroughly enjoy it. I do need to remember not to put it first, because I did have a tendency to do that when I was daily blogging. You need to put people and the things that really enrich your life first.

What would your list be like?

If you are confused by this post, be sure to check out yesterday’s and Sunday’s posts to catch up! Thanks again to Getting Through Anxiety for challenging me to this, I’ve had a lot of fun with it! I didn’t challenge anyone like I was supposed to, but I really encourage everyone to try it, it really makes you think not only about  your favorite quotes,  but about what they really, truly mean to you.

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*Half joking about breakfast being that high up on the list, half not joking.

 

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3 thoughts on “3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge: Day 3

  1. Alexa November 25, 2015 / 12:13 am

    I love this quote

  2. gettingthroughanxiety November 25, 2015 / 12:44 am

    It’s okay that you chose a quote from a TV show, I think that any quote that rings true to you should be chosen for the challenge. My list of important things would probably go family, friends, passions in life (writing etc.), romantic love, and work. Even though I haven’t had a job yet, it’s obviously important and so is romantic love I think when the time comes.

    I think you’re right about people putting work above human relationships. Money is sometimes important for survival, but without human interaction, life wouldn’t be the same. Thanks for being such a great friend Mary!

    • Mary November 25, 2015 / 6:33 pm

      I think my life will change direction once I find love, it just hasn’t happened yet, so I’ll wait to add it. Thank you as well B!

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