The Fearless Journey

Sail the Seven Seas, make beautiful music, sing in a chorus of flowers, walk the plank, wander the prairie, write a book, just do. Do that what makes you feel Alive. I will join you. You're the creator. Now get creating!

Letter to My 10 Year Old Self

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Hey there, Becky. It is I, your 30 year in the future self. I have been instructed to write to you, my 10 year old self about who I am now. So here I am, ready to share with you my life, your life.

I, we, are a mom. Bet you couldn’t guess that one. You knew it all along didn’t you? I love it beyond words. As soon as I became pregnant the life of being a mother and having kids has consumed me in a really good way. In many ways I know this has been one of my purposes. It has been fulfilling, inspirational and has taught me more about myself than I think anything else could have.

Let’s see, what else to share. I am married to a boy-man you will meet when you are 13. Crazy, right? I have no recommendations for you here because you always let your heart guide you in this matter so I won’t spoil any surprises for you. The one thing I will tell you is to never stop expressing your voice. Hiding from your feelings will only sink you deep in muck and mire. Your needs and thoughts do matter. Don’t let your mind tell you otherwise.

Here’s another thing, you know how you look at Noelle and are often envious because even at 12 she knows exactly what she wants to be when she “grows up” and you have no clue and it often frustrates you. Well, prepare yourself, even at a newly christened 40, I/we still don’t know what we want to be when we grow up.

I have learned a truth though that I will share with you now, it’s all OK. The trick is to wake up each day knowing that life has your back. You will come to realize that life isn’t about being or doing one thing. It is about living, and breathing, and experiencing each and every moment.

Life isn’t about labels, of who or what you are. Life for you, my 10 year old friend, will be about breathing and listening. You have that voice already and you can hear it. This I do know.

That voice inside you, which comforts you and directs you will get softer, almost non-existent at one point, then it will re-emerge loud and clear. It’s the quiet time that gets tough. I will remind you now to not let it go quiet and I mean ever. That voice inside you is your true self who has a voice worth listening to and expressing.

Even now, you as a 10 year old, keep that voice quiet. You hear it but you are often scared to express it. You know it to. You are so knowledgeable at this moment, just listen I beg of you. You know those conversations you have in your head? That’s it. That’s the inner-voice guiding you, offering advice and comfort.

Another thing I would like you to know is you/I am still fearful of many things and this I now know has been a waste of time. I have wasted many years fearful of judgment, failure, my own thoughts. There are things you have always desired to do and have yet to do. But no more. I/you are now on the right path. We want to sing, we want to do a back bend from standing position, and we want to write and create and share. None of these things are a surprise to you because even now you at 10 want these things. I am sorry to say I have wasted 30 of our years too fearful to do all that we have wanted. No more though. My gift to us and to the world is to live fully to our heart’s desires.

As I espouse this wisdom on you now, I am reminded to keep this practice up in my own life, right now. I must listen and be guided and trust in my inner-knowing.

I am happy for all the experiences we have shared and yet to share. It all comes down to a simple truth, don’t be scared to live Becky. You can do. You can soar. You can shine. You can be and do all that you want to be and do.

A hug to you my girl.

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Fearlessly Writing Your Story

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When I was around 7 or 8 years old a helicopter and its pilot came for a visit to my school. I really don’t know why this happened but it was an awesome site. All the classes were collected and led through the low ceilinged hallways, through the gym, and  out the back doors to the open field.

Immediately upon seeing the light of sun flash across my eyes, a loud roaring sound joined my senses. It was that of rotors spinning endlessly, from a helicopter hovering feet from the ground. It was an awesome site, an awesome sound, and an awesome wind that greeted me.

In that moment I saw and felt possibility. And not possibility of travel or of immense machinery but of something more. I saw the chance of attention. I saw this as an opportunity to be seen and to be revered.

In my imagination I was chosen amongst all the other school children to fly up high in this mechanical bird. I sat next to the pilot, strapped in the seat belt, and felt my stomach shudder as we rose straight up into the clouds.

After a short time we landed and upon landing the crowd cheered for me. I was a hero. If my imagination had taken me any further I am sure the other kids and teachers alike would have carried me upon their shoulders, so proud of my ability to fly in a helicopter.

In reality none of this happened but that didn’t stop me from going home and telling my family that I had been chosen to fly in the helicopter. Was I lying? No. I was dreaming of being recognized. It was a time in my life when I needed validation and approval for what I did. I wanted to be awesome in other’s eyes.

This need for validation followed me through the years. I feel that it is something we all face from time to time. It is a faulty condition where we seek other’s approval above our own. This is fear sucking us into it’s chamber of discontent. Fear has a power that controls our every breath.

It is fear that keeps us from our inner-voice. It is our inner-voice that when realized will give us all the freedom to live a life of our making.

I will be 40 in a few short days. This is a reality that in years past frightened me. Then I realized the magic that actually exists in that number. I will be 40! I have had the fortune to live 40 years. And I vow to live another 40+ years.

My life is now an open book for me to fearlessly write my story. In this age I have realized that I hold the pen and that pen will not be writing stories for other people’s approval. My imagination now flows for my benefit. Truth is, I don’t have to imagine anymore.

I live and I do. And what I haven’t yet done, I will do. I will no longer let fear hold me back from what I want to see, do or be.

I invite you to join me on my Fearless Journey. Let your imagination run wild with your wildest dreams and do and be and see.

Let go of your fear, and share a story below of letting go and living. I would love to hear.

Your Story Goes Here…

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“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” -Buddha

Set the scene…

You’re in charge. This is your story. You are the creator.

Did you know that? That you are the creator of your life. It may be hard to understand this but you, your thoughts, your choices make up your life story.

What if I told you that you can change your story. You can write out and live a life of your making. The first step is writing, directing, choosing, and creating this story.

You are in control. This is your life. You’re in charge.

I have created a simple PDF of Your Story , so you can start creating your life the way you want. It is a process, not to be taken lightly. It is a process which you can control the outcome, the speed and the success of.

Don’t stop here, download below and get to creating. Your life is open from this moment on.

What is your story? Your story goes here…

Share with us below, so we can inspire, assist and love one another on this fabulous journey of life.

If you know of anyone who can benefit from this post or the PDF, send it on. Let’s work together to inspire the world.

Love.

Weekly Warrior Series

Let Your Inner Warrior Shine.

Hey there beautiful people. I am here with a mission. That mission is to share easy doable exercises, and no, not the touch your toes and jump up and down kind, but the kind that will get your heart and soul pumped.

These are exercises to help you face your fears, unstick your stuck, accept your truth and finally realize the happiness you deserve.

Let’s get your inner warrior ready for battle.

Are you ready to get started? Then let’s do this!

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Week 1

This week we will start out with clearing a mental path, so you can start opening up your heart and soul to the truth that is you.

Get out a writing utensil, whichever floats your boat, and a piece of paper.

On that paper, write the following;

  •  What obstacles do you see on your path?
  • What things hold you back?
  • Who holds you back?
  • What stories do you tell yourself that if released could set you free? What are your limiting thoughts? What excuses do you make for yourself? ex; I can’t loose weight. I will never have enough money. I will never find the perfect relationship., etc.

Now take what you have written and read it again. Read it again and again, until it all settles in.

Now take your piece of paper over to your sink. Get out a lighter and very carefully and safely light the paper on fire. Release lit paper into sink or metal container. Watch it and your blocks and obstacles disappear right before your eyes.

They were all an illusion.

Now get you a another piece of paper and know that in time a new story, all of your making, will be written.

That’s it. Now have a nice week and let your inner-warrior shine.

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