“I’ll just have a water please.”
Those were the words my friend, Hillary and I uttered last night while out with our friends.
Who knew that simple phrase would sound undesirable to others, prompting questions.
“Wait, you’re not drinking?” “Aren’t you going to get a drink?”
The nights I choose not to drink are often the most fun. After getting over the initial awkwardness of asking for a water, everyone else usually moves on and I find myself more confident as a result.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I love my fair share of wine and mixed drinks (beer, not so much), but occasionally, skipping the drinks is a necessity. I think it’s important to vary your interests so not to hone in on one thing, like going out at night. Moderation, baby.
Whether you’re trying to drink less. workout more, or just striving to stay positive, check out this article on conquering a new skill. As a marketing professional, I was surprised by Herbert Lui’s statement, “quantity should be a higher priority than quality.” Wait, what?
“Try fast, fail fast, learn fast.”
Go tackle that long-lingering goal today. The sooner you start, the sooner it will become a reality!
Question of the day: Do you have nights where you just order a water? What’s one of your long-lingering goals you’d like to accomplish?