Can you feel that? Can you see that? It may not look like it, but what if change was happening as a precursor to your greatest dream coming true?
What if all the change and hardship and adversity was really just a funnel to get you to the place that you need to be. What if The Universe really was guiding you along every step of the way.
Would you look at your current situation differently? Would you tackle each task differently? Would you show up with a little more acceptance or maybe even enjoyment?
Having those simple (ok not always so simple, but do-able none the less) mindset shifts can really make all the difference between wallowing in the darkest of shadows (yeah yeah, we’ve all been there, plenty of times) and accepting that this is the current situation, and that this too shall pass.
I found this quote recently and I love it so, so much.
Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you
Because it does take courage to go forth in the direction of your dreams. And it often feels scary to start something new. And if it’s feel scary to start, then awesome!
Because if it was easy and felt good then everyone would be doing it! Everyone would be a stylist. Everyone would be living creatively. Everyone would be an entrepreneur.
The difference between experiencing fear and experiencing excitement in the body are very similar.
So do yourself a favour and trick your brain, the next time you have those feelings. Instead of interpreting the sweaty palms and nervous energy to mean fear and anxiety, tell your body ‘This is excitement, this means I’m on the verge of something big. This means that I’m heading in the direction of something that’s going to be critical for my life path”.
Showing up each and every day, and utilising small, daily mindset shifts is the key to creating big change. But you need to get started on that ‘thing’ that’s been calling you. You know the ‘thing’. The thing you dream about, the ‘one day’ thing. One Day I’m going to be a….or One Day I’m going to do a….
Whatever your ‘thing’ is, you gotta start today.
Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with hand shaking. Start with voice trembling, but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are with what you have.
And be open and flexible to the opportunities that will come into place once you do start, because as Ralph Waldo pointed out all those years ago:
“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”
Getting started can often mean getting the little things in place, and I know you appreciate the finishing touches that make your look all yours.
Which is why I thought I’d share the Lux Box with you: modern, minimal and classy, the Lux Box is the classic statement case for the iPhone.
The crew at Wonderful Things Factory have created an iPhone case that’s worthy of your personal style while still protecting your phone from accidents.
Created for those times when you’re torn between choosing form (hello sexy skin that won’t protect me from breakage) and function (hello hideous brick case that will).
There are currently four different designs for the LuxBox Case including wool and the sleek walnut veneer option, you see here. No more choosing between protection and a personal style that is befitting for you. No more hunks of black plastic.
Big thanks to miss Valentine for these shots!