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Sep 15, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

I'm a jackhammering hummingbird

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Sep 15, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

Me too!!! I’m not able to have just one way of behavior.

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Sep 15, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

Ultimately, I am a hummingbird. I get very passionate and principled about my callings, but frustration, anger, and even despair, transform me into a hummingbird. But I never lose my true self. My mom once told me never to change.

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Sep 16, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

I have ADHD, so I'm a jackhammer with the attention span of a hummingbird.

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I love Liz Gilbert and her wise words. She made it sound like being a hummingbird is what one should strive to be; trusting, gentle and flowing.

I do not operate in this way. I am more of a jackhammer. I get an idea in me and I am full steam ahead barely stopping to ask questions along the way but I trust this process and it works for me. Even when the people who love me are telling me to "slow down and wait a minute," I tell them "trust me!"

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Sep 16, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

I love this and appreciate hearing it because I am a hummingbird. I’m here and there and sometimes I think I’m doing it wrong.

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Say more!!! Why?

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Sep 16, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

Mostly a hummingbird. I like trying lots of things though I’ve had a few things I stay passionate about over my lifetime.

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Sep 16, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

OMG I am a hummingbird! But I don't feel as graceful and necessary as how she describes it. I always feel like I can't finish or accomplish a single thing, and don't have a clue what I want to be when I grow up. It feels like the opposite of ambitious, at least for me.

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Sep 15, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

Hummingbirds are super aggressive, the males at least can be territorial killers. I don't think I'm either - but now to view the video. Elizabeth Gilbert probably covers all of this!

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Sep 15, 2023Liked by Shannon Watts

A LOUD, persistent hummingbird. They can be fighters, you know...

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