...time has run away with me, in just three short days I will be boarding a plane that will fly me into the next phase of my life. Eeshk!
I'm going to be a Londoner again and my heart could burst I'm that excited.
Today is a flurry of folding and packing, checking off lists and re-organizing piles.
And for making big decisions on what is important enough to bring and what can be let go of and left behind.... both literally and symbolically.
I've decided to dedicate today's weekly wishes link up to a few affirmations for 'London V.2'~ just a little contract with myself that will help me make the absolute most of this move and avoid returning down paths best left in my past:
△ Be a present participant, not a passive observer of my own life~ looking back over the past couple years I recognize that there have been times, moments and events which I have not taken an active part in and enjoyed to their fullest potential. By continually practising mindfulness I won't be a passive participant any longer, instead I'll make an effort to be present and active in each precious moment.
△ Keep one eye on my heart and one ear on my soul~ I've learnt the hard way that ignoring something that your soul is screaming for doesn't lead to anywhere good. We have a little inner guru working away inside of us that only has our best interests at heart. It's tricky to tap into what he's telling us at times but it's a necessary tool and well worth the practise.
△ Cultivate connections: friendship, communication, intimacy, conversation. All are vital to happiness and sense of self worth. Don't ever neglect them or shut them out.
& don't be afraid to reach out, there'll always be someone there to hear you, whether you believe it or not.
△ "Change is a present activity, not a future event"~ This motivational quote has helped me no end in these last few months of healing and growth. These are words to live by and draw from in those moments when I just feel like phoning it in.
Thanks again to the inspirational Mel for this wonderfully motivational link-up~ the posts I've written for them have unwittingly ended up being some of the most cathartic and therapeutic posts I've written!
Her blog is also a massive resource for positivity, honesty and self love.
Go check The Nectar Collective and get your own spoon of honey!
Wanna join the party every Monday?