Creative Colour and Challenging your mind

The last few weeks have been crazy. Going back just 1 month, we we're in Mykonos (see our trip here), whilst in Mykonos, as your probably already know, we got ENGAGED! That in it's self is reason to be overwhelmed with excitement, and ultimately exhausting. On top of that we visited family back home in Suffolk, and welcomed friends from Australia. We have spend the last two weeks buzzing around London, a quick trip to Oxford and basically catching up with them. So it's needless to say, I'm exhausted.

Today, a beautiful Sunday afternoon is my first chance to truly relax after a whirlwind of trips, celebrations, copious amounts of champagne and excitement. After a well earned lie in, I decided today I would let myself unwind, and really reflex on life and recent events. 

A friend sent me a copy of Creative Colour, a version of the extremely popular adult colouring books. This could not of come at a better time. I sharpened my pencils and turned off my phone, setting aside time to just colour. I had no idea how relaxing simply colour could be, allowing my mind to process all of the madness.

With a wedding to plan, a 9-5, and a blog to maintain my life could easily get very overwhelming. I think it's important to take time to stop and contemplate where you are, where you've been and where you want to be. 

For me, this is always confusing. My professional life is really just kicking off, and with that comes a lot of questions and decisions. What do I really want to achieve? What on earth do I want to do with my life? How can I for-fill my potential? Questions, questions, questions. It's so easy to become overwhelmed, and believe me I've had long nights worrying about my life and where I'm headed. 

Ultimately, I came to understand my strengths and weaknesses. I began to acknowledge my potential, and explore my dreams. I've sat there and considered all theses things, and coming up with all the reasons not to do them, 'My blog is irrelevant' , 'I'll never reach my goals', 'I don't think it will work'. Then I decided, I'm completely wrong. I'm lying to myself. I can achieve my goals, and I am capable so much more than I tell myself. 

So here I am, colouring in little roses and dreaming big. I'm convinced of success, I'm motivated and excited for the challenge, and resolved to work of my dreams. And I'm starting today.

What are your dreams? 
What excuses are you making to not reach for them?

Change your mindset, allow your mind to unwind and realise you are capable of anything.