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create a happy harmonious life!

29 Apr

Roses

Until next time…think big & blossom!

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when does love come knocking?

1 Apr

Before meeting MM I had spent the majority of my adult life single, and I realised that I just may be single for the rest of my life. At first I felt like I needed to grieve for that part of my life. After all it is bred into us from birth almost, that one of life’s milestones is to find your soul mate, marry and live happily ever after. But here I was 40 and single. I had promised myself that after my last dismal relationship that I would remain single until I could love myself exactly as I was and find happiness without relying on a partner for some of that happiness. Five years down the track, I had done just that. I was genuinely happy for the first time ever and not really too concerned with meeting someone. Life was actually going to plan and whilst I thought it would be nice to meet someone I wasn’t too concerned if I didn’t.

And that’s when it hit me! Bam! Awe inspiring, breathtaking, soul-binding love! MM came into my life at a time when I was very happy to be single. In fact, I was so happy that we almost didn’t get together. I was thinking we should just be friends. I didn’t want to run the risk of starting a relationship and have it ruin my happiness. But taking that leap of faith has shown me that our relationship only enhanced my happiness – it didn’t take away from it. It is the way a relationship should be…an enhancement to your life, not YOUR life!

They were right when they said that you have to love yourself before you can love someone else and you can only find happiness when you are already happy. I found love and happiness within and soon after I was sent love and happiness in the form of MM.

So if you are sitting on the couch wondering when Mr/Ms Right will knock on your door, stop! Forget about him/her and start to fall in love with yourself. Creating a full and happy life for yourself should be your only concern. When you engage with life and let go of finding a relationship to bring you happiness, then that’s when the magic happens.

Until next time…think big & blossom!

defining our terms…

14 Nov

We are put here on this beautiful Earth to live a life of love & joy. We are here to experience all that life has to offer. The ups and downs, the swings and roundabouts. All learning experiences and experiences that should ultimately create a life of joy. So why do so many of us let our lives be defined by other people’s terms, other people’s wishes.

As children we do what our parents tell us to do and for the most part we are given rules and regulations to keep us safe. It gives us boundaries and a foundation from which to grow. Then as we get older we are supposed to define our own terms for living, yet so rarely do we get to do this. The society in which we grow up in plays a big part in moulding us, not always for the better. And even when we are doing things in a way that is not congruent with our heart and soul, if the rest of society is doing it then we are less likely to question it and rather follow blindly the terms that have been set before us.

This has to change.

We need to start defining life by our own terms, by what makes our heart sing. The only way we can get to experience the quintessential truth of who we are is by defining the terms of our life, following the rules that we were born with, which if truth be known is usually only one rule – to live a life filled with joy and love.

It doesn’t matter what anyone else is doing. Follow your heart, your mind and your gut. These three brains make up one big brain that can put you on the right path to living a life that is blessed with great joy, abundant love and wonderful experiences. A life which is defined by our own terms is a life well lived. Don’t go to your deathbed and wish that you had done things differently. Live, love and laugh your way through a life filled with wonderful memories and cherished relationships. These will be the things you take with you to your next life.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

peace, love & mung beans…

14 Sep

I try not to read the newspapers or watch news programmes. I feel that we only perpetuate global negativity by focusing on what the media is paid to tell us. Some people call me naive or tell me that I’m sticking my head in the sand. Well each to their own – I’m fine with that. I only want to focus on love, happiness and peace and I find it very hard to do this when I watch media reports of all the latest atrocities being committed across the world. However, I do understand why this is happening.

Chaos always reigns supreme when you go through change. This applies to one person or to a global population. For so long the world has been run by male dominant energies and as we move into the Golden Age it is only natural for the Earth to start a balancing & cleansing process where male and female energies come back into balance, where we women take our place beside men as equals. Now is a time of chaos and the less spiritually enlightened may feel like the world is a terrible, violent, angry place. But for those of us who are more sensitive to energy, you may feel the underlying current coming through that is imbued with love & peace. In fact, it is our job to remain calm and help spread this energy to all that we can.

I have said this before and I will say it again – life is self-sustaining. Mother Earth will only take so much crap from us before she puts her foot down and says this is how it’s going to be. For us to go into the Golden Age we need to clear out all the old negative energy and find a place in our lives for unconditional love for all things. As you can see, it’s not going to be easy. For hundreds and hundreds of years, we have been made to believe that anything female is weak and less than. Females and female energy has been supressed by greed and corruption. It has even gotten to the point where women feel they need to become “men” in order to succeed in this world. I have met some women who are so hard and uncompromising. Without the softness of female energy, without the compassion or quiet strength of female energy, I’m afraid to say that we are doomed to go the way of the dinosaurs.

I have faith that we can do this, that we can bring about the change we so desperately want. The world is run by a minority of bullying & greedy beings and now is the time to take back our power and say no more. From now on we, the majority, are going to run things, starting with a return to the balance of all that is.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

PS mung beans are optional…

the secret life of…

12 Jul

A movie that’s fast becoming a favourite in my house is “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. The storyline, the cinematography and the music are brilliant and Ben Stiller is very easy on the eye. But what I love best about this movie is that it represents such a large percentage of the population. There are so many people that are black and white on the outside but are full of colour on the inside. Quiet, unassuming people who blend into the background, never daring to bring their dreams into reality.

But like Walter we need to bring our dreams to the forefront, we need to start living them. Life becomes more organic when you take a chance on your dreams. Things start to fall into place when you replace your fear with courage. And it can be one of the most empowering things you can do for yourself.

Whatever you dream, you can do it. Whether that’s running your own business, travelling the world or working up the courage to ask that pretty girl out…you can do it. Do whatever it takes because if you can live it in your head, you can live it in life.

Be brave…

Be true…

Be the quintessential you…

…ground control to major tom…

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

release…

25 Jun

I think back to all the years behind me as I get ready to make the next move forward in my life. Throughout those years I have tried to be the best version of me that I could be, even though I have had to fight numerous bouts of depression and deal with an ego that produces fearful thoughts every time I tried to step outside of my comfort zone. Maybe it’s just the right time or maybe it’s because I’m getting older and the things that used to stress me, just don’t anymore but over the last few weeks I have been releasing the stuff from the past that keeps coming back to haunt me…mostly relationships that should never have gotten off the ground or relationships that should have been given a chance when I had the opportunity and just general missed opportunities in my career, etc. In the past I would have played these situations over and over again in my head, wondering how I could change the past, but as you all know, my learned friends, the past is in the past and cannot be changed, no matter how much you want it to. We have to be content with forgiving and moving on, hopefully to bigger and better things.

The weight that is lifting off my shoulders is a release that I thought might not ever come. This time last year I had surrendered to the fact that my life was shit and that was that! But as with all cycles in life, I am now sure that I can create the life of my dreams and that the next time I hit a low I will be better prepared to push through it and climb that hill back to happiness and contentment.

On the outside my life doesn’t look like it has changed that much in the last few weeks, but on the inside a flower that was closed is now blossoming and filling me with a feeling of anticipation and joy. I am experiencing a deep sense of peace that I have not felt in a long time and all I had to do was let go of the past. I mean really let go. You can say you have but until you really do, it will hold you back in all areas of your life. I call to all those experiencing the same to be brave and take that next step, to remove yourself from the shackles that have bound you to your past. Be free, be at peace, be true to yourself now. Now is all we ever really have. Enjoy it because all too soon it is in the past…

 

joy, joy, joy, from my head down to my toes

28 May

Joy. One of the highest emotions you can feel. When you’re filled with joy you can achieve the most amazing things. You feel better, your skin glows and people are strangely attracted to you.

Every day you should do something to bring you joy…a hug from your favourite person, watching a sunset or sunrise, watching your favourite feelgood movie or having a bath. Anything! Just bring joy into your life, raise your vibration and step into the flow of life!

Until next time…think big & blossom!

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