So, I am staring down the barrel of 40 – at point-blank range! Scary? Actually, no. For years I thought that I had to achieve things before I got to 40 and if I didn’t, I’d feel like a bit of a failure. Actually, I feel the complete opposite – I am just getting started and I’ve got all the time in the world!
We never stop thinking about where we are and where we are going, but one thing that has really resonated with me recently, is the importance of
The other day, I was sitting listening near three separate groups of women (they were talking so loudly it was impossible not to hear), moaning about their lives and their other halves. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good moan as much as the next person and my life is by no means perfect, but it made me think about how much time and energy they were wasting on negativity.
Well, its been a while, but I wanted to write and update you on a few things. Throughout this entire process, I have never stopped dreaming or believing that changing my life was possible. It has always been within my hands, but it has taken a long time to realise!
I have to admit I am a worrier. There are so many things in life that keep us awake at night. We worry about work, our families, money, our health and weight and about where we are going to go next. How on earth can we possibly get a decent night’s sleep when all of this is swirling around in our heads?
We all seem to beat ourselves up because we haven’t quite realised that Wonder Woman is not actually a real person! We don’t have super powers and can’t do everything, and perfect – are you actually kidding!
You know when you’ve had those times when everything seems to go wrong? Well on my journey, I’ve found out something very interesting that might explain a lot….
We all need to take a leap of faith, but some of us also need a push!
I promised myself that I would make a change to my habits and I jumped out of bed this morning and tried the couch to 5K app on my phone. I don’t know whether its the amazing weather or my new attitude to getting back in shape or a combination of both but I feet great!
Why do we sometimes wait for the approval of others, rather than trusting in our own opinion of ourselves?