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A new dawn, a new chance at life – how do you want to feel today?

Every night comes with a new dawn, a new chance at life. As you wake up, feel how life flows through your veins and be thankful for a new day.

How do you want to feel today? Make a choice and adjust your thoughts, words and action to match that feeling. ๐Ÿ™

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Are you happy? Are you satisfied? – Then you are doing it right ๐Ÿ’

There are so many people around you that think they know how you should live, what you should enjoy doing and how you should spend your time. But they are all wrong. No one except you can know what is right or wrong for you at any given moment. You have to listen to your own guidance. It doesn’t matter if it is big decisions such as if you should move to another country, if you should have children or if it is small decisions such as how you should spend this evening – the peanut gallery (your family, your friends, society, the world…) might have many different beliefs about what is right or wrong to choose and they might have very detailed expectations of you – but they could not possibly know what is best for you. Only you can know that, in your heart. Follow what feels like relief to you, listen to what calls you and choose what makes you happy. ๐Ÿ™

When it is your time to die, you will die – so live life in ways that are meaningful to you ๐ŸŒน

Iโ€™m the one thatโ€™s got to die when itโ€™s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”

Jimi Hendrix

Close your eyes and listen to your heart beats. Your heart still beats for you, life still courses through your veins. This is life – this is your life.

No matter how much you try to please other people, no matter how much you change or limit yourself in order to fit in and be liked – when it is your time to die, you will die. So, why would you ever limit yourself, while you are alive, just to please them? You have this one beautiful life to live and enjoy, make sure you live it in ways that are meaningful to you. ๐ŸŒน

๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ Yes, you can feel good even when you have seen the dark sides of life ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ

Not every sky will be blue and not every day is springtime. So on the spiritual path a person learns to find this kind of happiness without needing nice things to happen on the outside. Rather, you find happiness by being who you really are. This isn’t mystical. Young children are happy being who they are. The trick is to regain such a state when you are grown and have seen the light and dark sides of life.”

Deepak Chopra

How you feel is in your hands, no matter what you have been through. It doesn’t take much skill to just look around and feel in response to what you see. That is just sloppy creating because you give all your power away. If you see something unwanted, you feel bad and complain. If you see something wanted, you feel good and appreciate. That is very disempowering because then you are dependant on what happens around you.

True freedom, strenght and empowerment comes when you choose to feel good, regardless. And you practice feeling better even though you have been through unwanted things. How you feel truly is a choice, a choice YOU make in each moment. How do you want to feel?

You have a beautiful, empowering and freeing choice to make โ˜€๏ธ

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

โ€“ Chinese Proverb

All the mistakes you have made in your life, all the wrong paths you have taken and all the negative experiences you have been through need not affect your present or your future. It is easy to get caught up in shame, blame and insecurites when you keep bringing up the past. However, that was then – this is now. You still have a beautiful, empowering and freeing choice in each new moment – how do you want to feel NOW? And that has to be unconditional. ๐ŸŒผ

Now is where all your power is. You can change your entire life, and you can begin now. Make peace with what was, accept what you cannot change and embrace this new moment by allowing yourself to feel better, unconditionally.

Milk each moment for the pleasure it brings you ๐ŸŒผ

โ€œAlways go with your passions. Never ask yourself if itโ€™s realistic or not.โ€

– Deepak Chopra

Life can be so exciting when you dream big and do the things that call you! Dare to dream even bigger! What things are you attracted to in life? Enjoy those things! Have more fun and milk each moment for the pleasure it brings you.

6 years ago I made an exciting decision ๐Ÿฅณ

On the 18th of June 2013 I left my position as a language teacher and started as a special education teacher. Best job ever! ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒนStill the same work place though, I have worked at the same school 12 years now and it is the best work place ever. 6 years as a language teacher and 6 years as a special education teacher. ๐Ÿ™

Trust your instincts โ€“ if it feels off, it is off ๐Ÿ™

This can be hard at times and it is indeed something you must continue to practice all your life. I am usually very kind and I have always been a people pleaser, but I am trying to break this cycle by listening to my heart and learning to say no when it feels even the slightest bit off. Today was a really good example of this.

The other week a person asked me to help him with something. I said yes to helping him when he asked me about this the first time, which was last week. I was supposed to help him today but I could feel this really uneasy feeling in my entire body today. The uneasy feeling just intensified as the day progressed and I even spoke up about it to my closest co-worker. She advised me to say no and to listen to my instinct. Even if this person is kind and well-meaning – if my instincts says that it feels off, it is off. So I did. I said no and I immediately felt so much better.

This truly is a process. If you are a people pleaser you truly enjoy helping other people and as soon as someone has a problem you want to help them feel better โ€“ but what about your own well-being? You have to think about your own safety and well-being first, then the other person. And a big part in this is to say NO when it feels off. That is the key to being of value both to others and to yourself.

Take the road less traveled by and make your life your masterpiece ๐Ÿ’Ž

“Well-behaved women rarely make history”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t bow down your head in shame and guilt, don’t let society’s harsh views bring you down. You are not your mistakes, you are not your past, and you are not someone else’s limited version of you.

Let your mistakes and all your unwanted experiences be the solid foundation on which you stand. Stand tall with your feet firmly on the ground. Speak your truth, loud and clear and let there be compassion and love in your heart, no matter how badly you were treated.

Follow your bliss and believe in yourself, let hope be the eternal light that shines within you. Never let society or any individual dim your light, keep believing and dare to do what they deem impossible. Take
the road less traveled by and make your life your masterpiece.

Dare to be brave – dare to follow your heart

You can fail at something you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love“. – Jim Carrey

Don’t hold yourself back, don’t dim your light in order to fit in. Choose what calls you the most, you only have a short moment here on earth – make the best of it and enjoy the ride.

Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world” – Jim Carrey

Who cares what the negative people of this world say about you and your choices – they don’t live your life, they cannot possibly know.

Dare to be brave, dare to follow your heart and dare to shine as bright as you desire to.

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