Despite containing the most diverse ecosystem on earth, coral reefs are super important being the backbone for water filtration, fish reproduction, shore line protection, and erosion prevention. Over the last 30 years, more than half of the world's coral reefs have died. What can you/we do?
In a world where it's so easy to fall into a trap of comparison, it's no surprise that a lot of us have that feeling of being under pressure. Why do we have to strive for more and better?
The new year is up and running. Plans and plenty of goals were set not too long ago while letting the past year slide through our minds. Have you set yourself some goals? Plans? Any "I might, should, better not"? I find that so often we get trapped in that "loading on" kind of thinking.
There is so much power in being present, so much freedom when letting go of what happened or might happen. Simply focusing on the seconds as they tick along. We then start to appreciate what is happening right now and the opportunities we are given each and every single day to be ourselves.
Habits come and go. Once a behaviour or a choice becomes a habit, it is hard to change it, don’t you find? Even those ones we know aren’t really good for us. Why does it appear to be hard to break those habits and do more of the good stuff?
Let me ask you, when was the last time you have been cheerleading for yourself and ignored comments that are simply not true? It is easy to take on the role of failing, but it takes courage to be the one keeping the head up and jumping with joy about simply being yourself. Why is that?
Journaling can be such a powerful tool to reconnect with yourself. Maybe you have tried it, maybe you are doing it, or maybe it is something completely new to you. Here are three simple steps to help you with your journaling journey.
Besides all the goal setting there is one thing that I find much more important: GRATITUDE. Giving our full presence to all the things we already have and all the wonderful people that surround us right now, THAT can take away much much pressure from wanting to have more or feeling the need for something different, better.
Whether or not you are currently seeking a job, rewriting your CV can be such a powerful experience. And if you are thinking now that the last thing you want to do is getting into those old dusty documents and sitting down to find those perfect words to describe yourself, think again.
If you haven't already considered biking, I highly recommend giving it a go. There are so many benefits to it and it's heaps of fun! You really can go places with your good old pushbike.