I mean SHORT... like Sharon Stone short.
Her hair has been like for as long as I can remember, & I've been at my job for 21 years. A LONG time...
I have to laugh though because like clock work, every 6 weeks, its her hair appointment time. She goes right after work. And every time she goes, she complains that she wants a different look.
I told her that she probably needs to grow her hair out to get a different look - at least to have hair to WORK with to have a different look.
Its either that or shave your head, & have everyone think you're having a Brittney Spears break down.
|Not a good look for Miss Brittany|
Its like she doesn't even hear me when I say that... she instead brings pictures of people with different hair styles & says, "This is what I want. Which one do you like the best?"
She even told me that sometimes she just doesn't think her hair dresser hears her when she says she wants a change... & that she isn't willing to do anything different.
Well, I can attest on the hair dressers behalf. Last time she had her hair cut, she came in the next day to work & it was a different look. Very cute, I might add. The hair was more pushed back then down in the front, a sort of spikey look... it was cute. Maybe not a huge change, but a change.
The very next day? Guess how it was styled. The exact same way it always is.
I laughed about it yesterday driving home, thinking of her walking in the hair salon once again with pictures in tow... dreams of something different...
But I saw her this morning, & its exactly the same... just trimmed up...with the fresh color
Yeah, I smiled to myself... but then I realized how many times in life I want a change in my life, but I sort of don't want to change anything.
We like the comfortable... the familiar...
We don't have patience... I mean, if she grew her hair out for a few months, I'm sure she'd have so many options to choose from in a new look. But who has the patience to wait?... Want it NOW...
Its easy to blame others for changes that don't happen....I don't have (insert whatever change you need) because so&so isn't working with me. They're holding me back. They're not working with me.
We don't listen to advice.... I know I'm not the only one telling her she needs to grow out her hair for better odds of looks, but its like the words go in one ear & out the other. We like to shut off the words we don't like to hear, don't we?
We also just don't like to change... simple as that.. we're always drawn back to the familiar. Just like the style of the hair goes back to the way she always styles it herself, its the basic line of "its what I do". Its always so easy to just stick with what we know. Even if its keeping us in the same place in life. If its familiar, we just want to stay there. We're not comfortable stepping out of our box.
My job, my diet, my health, my finances, my relationship with others, my relationship with God...all areas that I can instantly think of that could do with a step forward... a change...
what changes do you want in your life?
Are you blaming others for those changes not happening?
Ready to put excuses behind?