Updated: Sep 29
I was always cautious, didn't take a chance, didn't know how to laugh at myself, didn't want to make a mistake. Therefore my life was predictable and safe. Eleven years ago, I found myself living in fear of the future. Life as I knew it was "shattering."
can hold us back and stop us from living our best life. Yet, I know that if my life hadn't done a complete 180, I would not have become the woman I always knew I could be, the woman I am today. But, it didn't happen overnight. My heart had been broken, shattered, and left for dead. A quote from my book,
"My heart was crushed, but it was still there. I thought it had been torn apart and blown away in the tornado that had hit, but somehow a small piece had remained, and it was growing again. Why? Because I was nurturing it and taking care of it."
Part of my healing came from stepping OUT of my comfort zone. I knew I had to. Was I fearful? of course I was. But now I look back and admit how proud I am; of myself!!
It took courage and a lot of strength, but the World opened up once the box was gone! My life was full of adventure and good times, new friends, and beautiful experiences. I'm not getting into all of it, though, because it doesn't matter. Stepping out of your "Box" will look different for you.
You have to walk before you run. This rings true for many things in life. Looking back I am recalling how I learned to step out of my box. To take those first steps of being brave, confident, happy and Living Life! Its was scary but so rewarding.
Step 1Let's take the first few steps together. What is important to you? Family, friends, work, hobbies? Make a list. In fact make a VISION BOARD. Write down everything you want to accomplish and don't l