Why do you do what you do?
This week's episode is all about that.
Plus how looking at what makes you mad can help you identify what really matters to you.
If you know what your values are and you communicate them, you'll never worry about unsubscribes or people unfollowing you again.
Email me at [email protected] and tell me what YOU stand for.
Have a super week.
A few months ago my mum died.
A month earlier the doctors found a huge cancer lymphoma in her head.
It was unexpected, but she died peacefully and she didn’t have to suffer for months.
I made it to her bedside 10 minutes before she died. The nurses said she was waiting for me, even though she had slipped into unconsciousness earlier that day. I live 4 hours drive away. I said goodbye and thanked her for being my mum, and a tear fell from her eye before she literally took her last breath. It was surreal and I felt like I was in some strange movie. But it was very, very real.
Why do I share this story? Well apart from it explaining why I’ve not published any blog posts for a looooong time, I felt inspired to ask you:
‘Do you know what you are called to do and be?' And a more urgent question, 'Are you living it?'
You see, my mum knew her calling from a very young age.
Whilst packing up her things I found notebooks full of stories and scribbles of her life. Things I...
Rainy weekends and being sick in bed. Kinda go together. That was my weekend. Lots of sleeping, thinking and I started watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix (where have I been for the last 10 years)! Such a quirky, feel good show.
But stay with me and keep reading, as there's a point to this...
It got me thinking about different personalities. And about passions. Most of the characters in Gilmore Girls are clearly 'passionate' about their work, even though many of them don't have 'passionate' type personalities.
There's so much advice out there to 'find your passion'. And whilst this advice is well meaning, what if you are the type that doesn't really feel that passionate? Or what if you can't identify your 'passion' due to various life experiences, stresses, constant tiredness from parenting (to name just a few)!
Here's a suggestion - try replacing the word passion with one of these instead:
What are you enthusiastic about? It's not as extroverted as 'passion'. Enthusiasm...