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Lately I’ve been thinking of life in terms of flavours—cocktail flavours, to be more precise. Maybe it’s because I love mixed juice cocktails (aren’t they FRESH!) and how good they taste on a hot summer day. Now I want some freshly squeezed liquid nirvana, LOL.
Anyway, I did a programme December 2013 that challenged me to get super clear on my Life Map, values, and deepest desires. Jenny Blake’s The Acorn Project is the best $15 you’ll ever spend. Just sayin’.
Writing my Life Map got me thinking about a Life Cocktail and what flavours make the best mix. You non-teetotallers out there probably have your favourite cocktails, yes? Mimosas, Cosmopolitans, vodka martinis, you know the ones. Green juice lovers roll with kale, ginger, chia seeds, and other leafy goodness.
Me, I have a different set of ingredients in mind. And so, I give you 7 flavours for your Life Cocktail.
The joy in your life is up to you. How much joy you feel is up to you. This is where you define what joy really means to you and streamline your desires & experiences to reflect that definition.
How will you build your joy? How will you fill your days with as much giddy pleasure as you can handle? How will you rise above external circumstances and be able to cultivate joy no matter what’s going on in your life?
When I think about joy, I think about light brimming under your skin. I think about the sun shining out of your pores. I see the Aurora Borealis twinkling in your eyes.
Joy is expansive, magnetic, and charismatic. Joy is to humans what air is to blood—vital.
Your joy is your responsibility and your birthright. Your fruit as a human being. Your lifeblood as a soul with a mission and vision. Filling your days with the things that bring you joy? Yes please.
At the end of the day, we just want to feel good. We want to feel useful, challenged, and on top of our game. We want to feel the wind in our hair and the sun at our feet. We want to explore, expand, & innovate. We want to create, we want to feel, & we want to matter. We always, always want to matter. [Continue reading]