Queen of my own heart. Liver of my own life.
Former target of domestic violence.
Advocate for others who still are.
10 long years of sorrow, joy, heartache, love, pain, hope, regret, illness, gratitude.
10 years ago today since we left that house of horror.
Recovery is a life-long project … or feels that way at least.
Reach out to someone who you know has been there too. ❤︎
Sometimes there is more than just light at the end of the tunnel …
what’s there for you?
Today I walked in two forests, got soaked in the rain and boarded a train that would take me on a 17 hour journey through city, country and clearing until I reached the desert.
The forest is where I am my deepest self – where I am connected to the core of something that I grieve to leave when I have to return to the desert. And once I am in the desert that deep connection seems lost.
Even so, I am able to exist and move forward. But I want to live through the core connection that forest enables me to experience. Not just to exist in forward motion.
Make a written plan to increase chances of success
It’s day 13 and I realise that I have no precise written plan regarding how I am going to have a home of my own by the end of the 500 days.
I have a mental one of course – work hard and save hard and be alert for opportunities.
But without a written plan the scheme is doomed to failure.
So tomorrow, after I go walking in the forest, I shall make one. And if the internet is available I shall share a rough draft with you in the hope that it might be helpful.
Internet has been very patchy here ~ I’m in Mapleton, Sunshine Coast, for a couple of nights ~ so no guarantees.
Meantime, travel and lack of sleep have caught up so I am reluctantly allowing myself to rest ❤︎
This one came from the Insta feed of “Martyvids” … “It doesn’t have to be difficult for something to work. Instead, it can be simple and significant. The largest challenge can be coming to this understanding”. In other words, I took this to mean, stop over-thinking stuff (my genius talent in the world is over-thinking […]
If you’re subscribed to my blog I imagine you might be thinking, “Come on Seona – I can do with less than an update every day, if you please”. So – after today the “500 day” posts will be weekly, starting on the 7th November. Daily updates will be posted in the “snippets” section of […]
What if you could have an extra three hours in your day to achieve your goals and dreams! Well it’s happened to me – and the person doing the gifting is … me! Here’s how I do it … When I started this 500 day project I committed to getting up at four in the […]
I love Shia LaBeouf, especially for his work with Sia.
This might make you sit up and think about a few things?
How did this 500 day personal challenge come about? Blame Gary Vaynerchuck for one, though he’s not the only catalyst that inspired me to launch this challenge … there have been many others who inspired me to act over the years. Ultimately though, in time, the biggest inspirer of action has to be oneself, and […]
Before I left Maleny, which I did from necessity rather than choice, I took a cutting of a stunning Jasmine that I used to pass every day on my walks in the wilderness. Never having had any luck with jasmine cuttings before I expected it to die like the rest of them. But this little […]