Lovely Bird San Miguel Felt Fedora Navajo Band-Rust (also shown here)
Elizabeth & James Olyvia dress (via The Outnet)
Jewlry by The 2 Bandids (here)
"We are a product of our environment" - that's the opinion of Bronnie Ware, the author of "The Top Five Regrets of the Dying", a very thoughtful, wise and warm-hearted book that's definitely worth a read. If you force yourself into situations, jobs or relationships that don’t bring out the best but the worst of you, it's definitely worth trying to change the situation. Moving on towards a healthy loving environment really can make a change.
That is what worked out for me. That's why I'm smiling like a mad. I don' say that every single day is just about happiness now; there are definitely challenges to take day by day. But if you go with the flow instead of trying to move a rock that is too heavy to be removed, you really can experience the ultimate bliss. Sometimes, letting go or even quitting leads to a better life (read about my best quits ever here and here).
Bronnie wrote it so well: "It was as if I had been swimming down the same river over and over, and each time, I would come across a large rock blocking my natural flow. It was always there. One day though, I realized that it may always be there. So rather than have to face the same rock, the same blockage repeatedly, I was choosing somewhere different to swim, somewhere that would allow me to move forward freely and naturally. I didn't have to set myself up for that hurdle over and over, one that hindered my natural progress, causing blockages and pain every time without fail" (p. 44).
Jupp, and the dress, hat and jewelry are bliss, too - and an expression of my natural flow and that I'm swimming in the right waters.