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Jun 11, 2019 18:17:55

Chasing Butterflies

by @keni PATRON | 200 words | 346🔥 | 351💌

Keni

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I wrote a post about chasing experiences that give me butterflies

I decided that:

I would like to experience butterflies at the rate of one per week. For a grand total of 40 butterflies for the rest of 2019. 


I have since made an effort to both experience and recall all the times when I succeed in experiencing butterflies.   

Here are some of the things I have done so far....  

1) Participated in a table tennis tournament. 
2) Participated in a Toastmasters debate competition - AND won. 
3) Attended a new advanced toastmasters club
4) Participated in the advanced toastmasters club
5) Attended an in person house auction bid
6) One more thing - that I shall share the details of tomorrow. Definitely a butterfly causing experience. 

The thing I realized about this experiment was that the things that qualified as scary before - are not that difficult anymore.

I noticed that I am more brave.
For things I previously would refused to do, I now say OK. (I tell myself - this can be one of the butterfly experiences)
Most things that scared me before, don't make me panic anymore. 

Progress!

My goal is about 40 butterfly experiences this year. 
6 down - 34 to go. 

At this rate, this experiment is headed towards success. 


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    @keni

    I really like this idea of having and chasing butterflies. It's like it could be it's own product. Butterfly journaling

    Abe avatar Abe | Jun 13, 2019 14:22:34
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      @abrahamKim - I like the sound of that! Something to think about.
      Thank you Sir Abe.

      Btw - Rosie wrote about friendship and I told her about your social wealth collection. You have a fan club forming around your writing Sir.

      Keni avatar Keni | Jun 13, 2019 08:57:43
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    @keni ❤️ this. I was literally just thinking that about going back into the job world after many years of running my own business. This is definitely a 🚸 (sign )

    Brian Ball avatar Brian Ball | Jun 11, 2019 15:45:00
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      @brianball - why do you want to go back to work? This I want to know the details why.

      Keni avatar Keni | Jun 13, 2019 08:56:12
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    @keni Love it! This is very inspiring. Reminds me of that guy who decided to do something scary every day. He has a youtube channel where he's approaching random people, asking for favours, stuff like that...That's one way to be brave. For me (for now) it's hitting "publish" everyday.

    Gabriel Greco avatar Gabriel Greco | Jun 12, 2019 00:34:14
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      @gabrielgreco - YES Publish everyday!
      Could you share the link to the guy's channel? I may get some ideas from him.

      Keni avatar Keni | Jun 11, 2019 18:42:02
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      @keni @gabrielgreco Jia Jiang is the guy's name. 100 Days of Rejection I think.

      Brian Ball avatar Brian Ball | Jun 11, 2019 15:45:35
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      @keni @brianball Yeah that's it! Cringy at times but still great to see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ORBy4c0Ky8

      Gabriel Greco avatar Gabriel Greco | Jun 12, 2019 09:25:16
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