Do one thing every day that scares you

wind eroded cave blue mountains

Do one thing every day that scares you. ― Eleanor Roosevelt

In the wise words of Alan Watts, “Doesn’t it really astonish you that you are this fantastically complex thing, and that you’re doing all of
this and you never had any education in how to do it.” Word!

Peace,
Julie

4 Powerful Lessons Fear Taught Me About Life

Do you ever feel a sense of doom when you go out on a new adventure or hike in a new place?

I always celebrate nature but something I rarely bring up is that I get scared too.

I walked through the bush at 5:30am the other morning (which is enough to make some of us get a little nervous, isn’t it?) when no one else had been on the track. Anyone who loves hiking will know that this means SPIDERWEBS GALORE.

I cannot tell you how much time I spent fighting off the clingy spiderwebs and waving a stick in front of my face most of the time to keep them off, which in reality didn’t help much. Continue reading “4 Powerful Lessons Fear Taught Me About Life”

Short Trip to the Blue Mountains NSW in Winter – Part I: Katoomba and Blackheath

Blue Mountains Photography by Julie Green

Vital lives are about action. You can’t feel warmth unless you create it, can’t feel delight until you play, can’t know serendipity unless you risk.”  ― Joan Erickson

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“Wherever you are, be there. If you can be fully present now, you’ll know what it means to live.” ― Steve Goodier

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“Life is full of surprises and serendipity. Being open to unexpected turns in the road is an important part of success.” ― Condoleeza Rice

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I had a most beautiful windy three days in the mountains. It reminded me what I value and love about my life. It also reminded me of the importance of being present, getting out of my comfort zone and keeping active.

How has your week been?

Love,
Julie

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