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Dedicated To The Cause For The Greater Good Of You!

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If like me, you are juggling so many things from day to day, and you often forget what day of the week it is, then there is no better time like the present to stop, take a big deep breathe, and give yourself permission to slow down a little. We get pulled from pillar to post. There's work...meetings...deadlines...family...running a household...for some, there's study commitments...friends...and everything else in between. Where in all of this does looking after yourself fit? Your self-care is just as important...if not more...than all of the above. I am always being reminded by those closest to me who see me being extremely dedicated to all that I do, that if I don't look after number one, then everything else I do is not going to matter. When we stop for just a moment, and let this very sound piece of advice resonate with us, we really are hit with the truth of it. Nobody looks after you, better than you do! When I talk to people about self-love, I feel the energy in the r

Letting Go

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I'm not too sure about you, but I think these two words are the hardest two words to speak of, and act upon in life. Letting go of a job. Letting go of a house that was once a home. Letting go of a friendship. Letting go of a child. Letting go of someone you love. Letting go of a relationship. Whatever it may be that you are needing to let go of is never easy. The journey of loss and grief can be one of heartbreak. It can sometimes be lonely. And more often than not, all too consuming and confusing. Each step is confronting, as we navigate our way through attempting to understand the why's and how's. And it's important to realise that no journey of letting go will be the same as someone else's. Whilst letting go can sometimes be a painstakingly difficult process, associating it with the opportunity to change and transition to a brand new space can bring some comfort and solace. I have spoken of my belief in other post's, that everything we face in life brings wi

LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE... AND LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE! FIVE STEPS TO A HAPPIER YOU!

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How often have you said the phrase, “I just want to be happy.” Yet have you ever stopped, even just for a brief moment to consider exactly what happiness really is?   What exactly, is this happiness you are wishing for? What exactly, does this happiness sound like? Feel like? Taste like? And look like? These questions and many more really do matter. It’s exceptionally hard for your wishes of happiness to come true if you don’t clearly understand what happiness actually is.   Live the life you love. Love the life you live! My ambition in life is to live as holistically, and as whole as I possibly can. And I use the word 'possible,' because in reality, we are all busy, pre­occupied with trying to manage 10 projects at the one time. Running households, working, caring for others. And in all of that, doing our best to look after ourselves with whatever time is left over.   After facing a heartbreaking tragedy in my life almost 8 years ago, my journey to find true happiness was a ma

Holding On To Hope In Times Of Need.

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Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. 2020 has been derailed from the get go. Firstly by ravishing bushfires during our Australian summer, followed shortly after by the devastating onset of COVID-19. It's definitely difficult to see the trees through the forest, or the light at the end of the tunnel right now, when our days are all very much consumed with an overloaded work schedule, and daily breaking news updates that continue to heighten our confusion and frustration all at the same time. And I speak of this from the perspective of a well-rounded, educated adult. (Well at least that's how I would like to think of myself!) Imagine how our young people must be feeling?  Yes, I completely agree with the real fact that children / young people are far more resilient than what we give them credit for. However the craziness of the reality that we are all living is most certainly taking its toll. And quit