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πŸ˜› HAVE FUN & BE SILLY πŸ˜›

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πŸ˜› HAVE FUN & BE SILLY πŸ˜›

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I wrote about this a while ago but I feel like writing about it again πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

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It's easy to prioritise getting stuff done and putting having fun to the second plan. You might feel like fun is something you do extra with your spare time. Things aren't that easy, life is hard and there's no time for fun.
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But actually, you can do things in a playful way. Working on yourself, growing, going for your vision, healing, these things don't have to be serious. That's just a way, but not the only way. It can be light, easy and fun. If you decide its hard and intense, it will be hard and intense. When you choose it to be easy and fun, it will be that..
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If you're a mum, you might go, yeah but I don't have time for fun. Being mum is a serious thing. I'm not a mum but I'm working with a woman who has 3 kids. She was tellling me the other morning they all had to go to the supermarket. Rather than telling them to get ready and getting angry, she turned it into a game of who will get ready the quickest. She has never seen them get ready that fast before πŸ˜ƒ
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You're doing the same thing but adding bit of fun, game, joy into it. By embodying that playfulness, you become a living demonstration to those who don't agree with you. You show it by being you ✨
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Here are some suggestions how you can add a bit more playfulness and lightness into your life:
- 5 mins dance every day moving your body weird and silly ways without thinking
- Actively seek the moments where you can be playful. When you feel joy do a silly dance πŸ’πŸ½
- When things feel hard and like a struggle, decide its easy and it will be easy
- Turn tasks into a game and reward yourself when you complete them
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As you are being playful, enjoying your happiness, you'll see that your happiness will spread to people around you too.
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And if you have people looking laughing at you, let them be. Secretly they want to join you πŸ˜‰
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When was the last time you were being silly? What did you do?
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Sending you lots of love and joy ❀️
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✌🏼 RECOGNISE HOW FAR YOU CAME ✌🏼

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I'm assisting at a training half day this weekend so I received an email from the facilitator thanking the team. It brought up a memory that I haven't thought of years actually, want to share that with you ☺️

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I was attending the same training 6 years ago. I remember this moment where we were doing shares. I was sitting at the back corner unlike now sitting in the front super keen and engaged πŸ˜ƒ
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So I got up, started sharing. Back then I used to speak quietly and fast, I had to repeat what I was saying all the time. As I was sharing, the facilitator couldn't hear me properly. He asked me to speak louder, so I did. Then he asked me to come to the front and share from there. I was like, 'Oh god what have I done in raising my hand..'. So I did, I walked all the way to the front, shared infront to the group, then thanked the facilitator telling him he's very loving and compassionate.
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He said, 'So are you.' I wasn't expecting that answer, looked a bit confused. He looked at me with such presence, one of these moments where its just you and the person that everything else dissolves away. I started crying as I saw him as a mirror for the compassion and love I have for people..
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Back then, I wasn't comfortable with crying infront of people unlike now speaking through my tears with a high pitch voice πŸ˜ƒ I was crying like I wanted to hide. I stepped back trying to hold my tears, holding my head down etc. He took my hand and said, 'When you cry, you step forward.', gently pulling me a bit forward while he stayed back. He asked,' Look into the eyes of these people. Do they look dangerous to you?' I looked up and half the room was literally crying. I said, 'No, they don't.'
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Looking back at that memory, I feel grateful for all the growth, all the tears, all the learnings that brought me here.. I take such short time to learn something, apply it and turn it into habit that I forgot I was doing the opposite like 6 months ago πŸ˜ƒ
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If you're a speedy growth queen/king, ask yourself these questions to just recognise how far you came:
- What have changed in my life?
- What have I learnt?
- What do I do now that I wasn't doing 2 years ago?
- What story did I stop telling myself?
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If you're inspired to share some of your answers, I'd love to hear them ☺️❀️
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Have a beautiful weekend lovelies ✨
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Loads of love! β€οΈ
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