I’ve been in Los Angeles all month, testing the waters, and it hasn’t been super easy.
In fact, it’s been much harder than I expected!
I’ve had to come up with a few extra special ways to keep myself feeling good, which I want to share with you.
Plus, a solid reason why you should keep focusing on the goals and dreams that you’re here to bring to life!
So please read this one if you’ve been frustrated or struggling with where you are in life.
These are 3 things that have supported me over the past 3 weeks.
1 – Do the work you love to do. My energy and attitude shifts in huge ways after spending time online with my groups or in-person with private clients. When I step out into the world again, I’m in a much better place, and I have great conversations and smiles with strangers. When you feel connected, you start connecting to the people, places, and things you need in the world. Are you doing what you love? Can you love what you do?
2 – Make time for creativity… (the dance piece that saved my life). I was having a really meh day, and a friend came by and did a private 20-minute dance installation performance for me in the courtyard at my house. It turned my whole day around, and I walked around Venice Beach afterwards seeing colors and architecture on my street that I hadn’t noticed before! I started seeing in a completely new way that lifted my spirit.
I know this may not seem “life-saving,” but I really believe creativity saves our lives over time.
Imagine all the ways your creative gifts provide something that can make someone’s life better in a moment or more.
These things add up!
3 – Practice gratitude for the little things, which are huge. Taking a few moments to breathe, read, take in the beauty of something you love in your immediate vicinity. These are instant spirit lifters! Start small, because when you’re not feeling great, you need baby steps. It’s very hard to go from down in the dumps to dancing on the table! Let simple gratitude, on repeat, start lifting your spirits at the pace that suits you to take the next best action to turn your day around.
These are just a few, but gosh, the gift of this time is that I’ve found so many!
Have you had a similar experience? Is there something in those 3 suggestions that you can try right now? Let me know if one of these really resonates for you in the Comments below.
And, If you’re doing something that you’re passionate about, keep doing it!
Your creative gifts could turn someone’s day around and give them an experience that lasts for years.
In celebration of you…
“Imagine all the ways your creative gifts provide something that can make someone’s life better in a moment or more.
These things add up!”
These words really warmed my heart. So many times I think that what I do is frankly unnecesary and doesn’t contribute with anything important.
I actually was thinking about you as I wrote this. 🙂 You do have something to give (and receive) while you are here! 💖