If you could see me I would be waving my arms up in the air.
If you could hear my voice, it would be loud.
This message today I want you to hear loud and clear.
You are afraid of life.
I am afraid of life.
We are afraid of life.
We are fearful of being out there.
We are terrified of adventures.
We want our day to match our day before.
No unexpected things happening.
Just a good day.
And what is a good day for all of us?
A day that just goes without any problems or unexpected events.
Just getting things done
We are busy in front of our computers…me included.
Busy picking up our kids.
Busy going to the dentist or running errands.
We are afraid to feel, discover and have an adventure. So afraid.
It is like I don’t like to get my feet dirty…
…but life is all about getting in the mud with bare feet and rolling in it.
What happened to us?
We live inside a cocoon.
And when the bubble bursts the most gentle wind from life knocks us off our feet because we are not used to the elements of living.
Burst your bubble today.
Get out of the cocoon.
Or what I call the waiting room.
Take off your shoes.
And go be one with life.
How does that look like?
Open the door of your house and go in the snow if you live in a cold place.
Put loud music on and start dancing and singing.
If you live close to the ocean go there. Cancel your errands.
I learned this the hard way.
After the loss of my husband I spent years working very hard and keeping as busy as possible.
Yes there were some adventures in between and dancing in the house with my girls but the majority of the time I spent it working around the clock running away from life.
Only very recently I realized that even making dreams come true like writing a bestselling book is not living.
LIFE IS ALL AROUND US.
It is in the mud, in the ocean, in the sand, at the beach, on a hill, during a road trip, outside of your schedule. Away from routine.
Can you hear me….?
Please dare to live your life today.
And the less money you have the more adventurous and spontaneous you will be.
Money can make things too comfortable sometimes.
Don’t be afraid to live…PROMISE?
Staying busy is not living a life.
It is being asleep with the remote in your hands.
EVENTS and NEWS: I will be in PORTLAND on AM Northwest morning TV show between 9:00 and 9:30 on Feb 4th.
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Also in Vancouver Feb 11th at Urban Campfire: use code CHRISTINAR to get the ticket for 70 dollars.
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