My favourite saying

When I was younger I heard all these sayings and old wives tales, some of them stuck and some of them I didn’t understand until I got older. Some of them I have forgotten.

My favourite saying is a Stitch in time saves nine. I honestly had no idea what it meant till a button came off my coat and I didn’t fix it. The another and another came off. The same happens when you get a little hole in a seam. If you fix it when you find it, job done. If you wait it will only get bigger and waste more of your time.

The saying is not actually to take literally but I appreciate that it does. It focuses on the importance of tackling a small task and don’t procrastinate. If you procrastinate, the task or issue will get bigger.

If you fix the small jobs around the house then you save time later on.They never get to grow into big jobs.

On the hottest day of the year I am sitting in the coolest part of my home mending and sewing holes in my jumpers and my black dress ( which I can now wear). I am finishing jobs before they make me throw my clothes away. I am trying to be productive rather than procrastination.

What’s your favourite saying and how does it motivate you?

About DP

Hi, I am Dana. I am dyspraxic trying to function and get organised in my dysfunctional world. I don’t shy away from technology but I do have a preference for all things paper and analog. I am trying to organise our lives through my bullet journal, travel around the globe and save money!!! Impossible I know. I have a hard time believing that you should spend a fortune on one day. So, with my creative skills and frugality I will hopefully create my dream wedding without getting into debt. My bullet journal has been a life saver, so much that I now have 3. One for life, one for wedding planning and my last for this blog. I am lost without them. I have a wonderful partner, two fur babies ( Manhattan and Frank) a full time job that I love and my love of blogging. Please bear with me with my spelling and grammar I do proof read about 4 times but I still miss things. I won’t be offended if you correct me. So that’s me, I draw and teach art to both kids and adults and I believe anyone can create anything you just have to practice. I have had to try and try at organising, that is why I am the Dysfunctional Planner.

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