Take Time

July. You have challenged me. I started the month off loyal to my challenges. It’s so incredible how a little positive energy can change your entire existence. I woke up, I was grateful and I let people know I loved them. I found an enormous amount of happiness when I took 10 minutes out of my day to remind someone I loved that I think of them. I was doing it for them yet I think I actually gained more. That along with actively thinking of 3 things I am grateful for every day is seriously challenging my energy to the right people.
As a humanbeing I am not overly confident. But when I was grateful I became happy and when I was happy I became more confident. I underestimated how much confidence can come from within. I found that a smile at the meat man in the supermarket was actually contagious. He helped me with something small and in that moment I actually stopped, looked him in the eyes, thanked him and wished him a good day. I was happy and so he was happy. It’s ackoledgment and its powerful. I am not saying I changed this mans life or that I made his day. But I made that moment. 
I also never thought that not complaining would have this much of an effect or is it affect? Fuck it I don’t know. But you know what, it actually does. You still complain in your mind, but you aren’t giving those thoughts life. When you don’t actually speak negatively, you don’t think or behave negatively. I guess it’s like the law of attraction. I have had days where I have failed and I have complained and I have forgotten to be grateful and blah blah. But that’s what this is about, the good moments and the bad, all of it. My life has also been turned a little upside down this month and I am trying really hard not to fall down. I won’t go into detail but it was bloody heartbreaking. When I find my mind is a little more clear I will write about it. But for now I am trying to keep up my challenges and make myself a better me. 
If you are reading this take one moment and call a friend, a family member or just chat a little longer with your coffee man. See how it makes you feel and notice their tone of voice, their body language or their smile. Love is loud, we just need to make it louder. 

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Appreciate What Is

July 1st.

This is the first day of a beautiful life. Appreciate what is.

• No Complaining

• Appreciating The Good Moments

• Three Things 

• Making Time For Love

July. I will not complain. I will appreciate the good moments I live this month. I will count to 3 every day of the good things I have. I will make time to talk & love the people I care about. 

31 days. 31 people I will remind they are in my life because I WANT them to be. I get so caught up in life that I never make time for the real people. A phone call, a text message, a hug that lasts a little longer. These moments make me feel loved and I forget the power I hold as a human being to make another human feel that. I need to start making THAT a priority in my life. Especially to those I care about. This is not about “tell them you love them before it’s too late”. No bullshit! Do it because you bloody feel it and you want them to know it. Family, friends or you local coffee man. This month is about making the time for love.

The others are self explanatory. 


That’s it. Let’s do July.

Love A Little Louder

Hello? I say that as if I kinda expect someone to me answer back.. Well to begin clearly I am not very good at this whole blog concept. I can almost say I have never written a blog before buuut I did once, it was the usual travel blog thing. I lived in another country and I had this great ‘original’ idea to write about my experience hahaha. I did one post and then well that was it. I guess to me I didn’t really see a purpose to continue as my friends could see my photos anyway and that was good enough for me. This time though, my blog serves a completely different purpose.

I’d introduce myself and what not but I’ve actually decided not too. I don’t want anyone reading knowing anything about me. I don’t want you to know my age, gender, nationality, where I came from, what I do or where in the world I am. I don’t want you to have any preconceived ideas of who I am and this way it makes the content a little less biased. You can use your imagination and create your own image of what I look like, though I am sure certain things I talk about or do will give you ideas. Maybe ill slowly give away hints, maybe ill tell you at the end or maybe i wont at all. I haven’t decided on that part just yet.

I guess it creates a little more mystery but it also helps it be a little more personal for me too. The world gets so caught up in what people think of them both good and bad and I don’t want to let the opinions of those who know me to influence my content. This enables me to be 100% honest at all times. The beautiful moments and the fails, I want it all to be real. That is one thing I can promise you in my next 6 months of blogging is that it will be raw. 

I have set myself a 6 month goal where every month for the rest of the year I push myself with challenges to make myself a better human being. I don’t know the outcome, I don’t know how I am going to feel at the end of it and I don’t know the  difficulties I am going to face. Its not like a prerecorded TV show, I don’t know the final episode. It may all go as I hope or things may change along the way. I DON’T KNOW. That’s kind of the point. But I know I want to write about my life and I want to take you on my journey with me.  I want you to experience my good moments, the bad ones and I want to share with you the beautiful stories I know I am going to have. Here are my challenges:

July – APPRECIATE WHAT IS;

August – BABY PERCEPTION;

September – EXPLORE ADDICTION;

October – SI HOMBRE;

November – CONNECT;

December – LOVE LOUDER;