When you grow:
It sometimes feels like this: Like fucking shit.
Every so often you also feel high!
… And arrived at the place you wanna be.
But it is also ok to feel bad, angry, sad, uncomfortable and excausted, while you leap. You are fine!
Feelings make you alive. Any Feeling.
You cannot feel always perfect. Or just own the good ones.
Do you wanna feel numb instead?
Or a little less good, because you don’t wanna feel blue?!
When you go through a dark feeling and a bad day: Go through it. Do not freeze or shot it out. Feel it. The next day will be better. You will be fine again.
But: It doesn’t have to be hard. Just try to feel the light.
I have this from my ballet teacher. All ballerinas dance light. It looks easy. But in reality it is hard work. I tried it for myself: I tried to smile while performing hard. First I faked it. I tried it. But then I got it. I caught on. It felt well, even better and much lighter.
Now I try to bring it in my everyday life. When something looks hard, I try to manage it with ease.
You do not want to feel new. But the old you is outworn. Can’t there be anything new, what you knew already?
Hahah! 🙃😂😆 Weird, crazy question 😉 But sometimes it feels like this. Do you sense one in a blue moon the same?
Welcome the not knowing.
The black whole of newness.
Do nothing. Just be.
Love the moment. Sink into it. Embrace it.
Be in the present moment. Feel it. Smell it. Be it. *
Be you. *
And again: It does not have to feel hard. *
Feel the sunshine!
Just try to remember the light within you. You own it already.
Look after it. It will center you. And also ground you.
It gives you a floor.
And your sweet birds in your head will have a place to land. Your thoughts can rest for a while.
But: I am always afraid of losing the ability to fly!
* – NO! You won’t lose it. You will have it in you! ALWAYS. – *
Let your dreams fly at any place of the world with the magic carpets. *
Look after the child within you. That is the place where creativity comes from!
*You have many talents
Be the opposite. Be a contradiction. Be whatever you want to be.
Allow yourself to be different.
(I am working on this one right now.)
Again: Do not judge yourself. Embrace yourself. Be kind. Be gentle to yourself. *
Wait for the new you to bloom.
Most important: Feel alive! You are alive!
Where are the photos from?
I took them at my trips to Marrakesh, in Florence and Le Marche in Italy within 1 year.
Pictures from Marrakesh:
Pictures from Florence:
Pictures from Le Marche:
Inspirational Big Thank You:
Thank you so much to Susanne, Leonie, Athina and Petra for getting me into the writing mode. When I posted and edited my last poem, two new poems directly jumped out of my head. (This is one of the two 😉 )
You are my muses!
The handwritten cards are from Leonie. Thank you so much for the beautiful gift. I use them regularly ❤️
Here two of my favorite link tips about blogs on mindful living:
I borrowed one sentence from Leonie and Susanne: „Welcome the not knowing“. I have seen this sentence in their posts lately very often. I am always playing with words or just collecting them or get inspired.
By the way: You find Leonie at Insta: @leonievondaisy (I love her thoughts! You have to check out her Insta!).
And Susanne at Facebook (she writes mainly in German.) She is my former flat mate, lives now in Berlin and is still a very good friend of mine. We connected again, some years ago. We still follow the same thoughts, bloggers, dreams and inspirational ideas.
And Leonie? She is Susannes friend and colleague. I know her through her.
On Susannes Facebook page you find very beautiful „Mini Mediations“. With her little help I remember from time to time to make a mini pause, while sitting in front of my computer.
I often sit endless hours in front of that screen (because screen design and blogging is my passion) and forget even to move or to drink and merge completly with my work. Susanne reminds me and you gently, that we are not a 2d person living in that Screen 😉 I love these awareness thaughts of her!