The Moment That Changed My Life (& Income) ForeverRead
From the moment we are born, we take our experiences and make them mean something to us. And we do this by telling ourselves stories. Us humans are g-r-e-a-t at telling ourselves stories. We do it all the time — mostly without even realising.
I want my children's children’s children to witness the beauty we get to see on this earth — the magical sunrises and sunsets, the beaches, the mountains, the rainforests, the lakes, the bushes, the trees, the parks, the flowers and not to mention all the beautiful animals.
On January 1st of every year, Nick and I have a ritual that we do. We get up and watch the sunrise, as witnessing the first sunrise of the year feels like a really good omen to us. Then, for the rest of the day we reflect on the past year, we celebrate our achievements and what we learned. We then get crystal clear on what we want to manifest and achieve for the year to come.
I love simplifying and decluttering all areas of my life — my home, food, health, wardrobe, relationships, bank accounts, gadgets, apps… everything! When your life is simplified and decluttered on the outside, it creates peace and calm within.
Most of you who have followed me for a while will know I am a conscious consumer and I don’t like waste. I also try to not use plastic and try to limit my waste and carbon footprint as much as possible. I’m not telling you this to get an award. I simply want to share how I have done it.
“What you think about, you bring about…”
I’d seen this teaching (and variations of it) in self-help books for years. But I kind of just rushed over it and never really *got* it. It took one powerful incident — involving a very delicious dessert and a night spent in agony on the toilet (!) — for me to truly learn the lesson of how our thoughts and words can impact our lives and literally transform our experiences…
For those of you who are avid listeners of my podcast or have been around here for a while, you’ll know that I am a massive fan of sleep and making sleep a priority. In fact, the importance of sleep is something that almost every single guest on my podcast mentions. It’s paramount, and something that’s worth getting proactive about.
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I recently threw Nick an epic surprise 40th birthday party. After sharing the details of his birthday bash, I’ve been getting so many messages and questions about how I put the party together and created an unforgettable event, so I thought I would share all the juicy details with you here.