We’ve all heard the saying “life is short,” but if you’re truly living in the present moment, that couldn’t be further from the truth (in a good way!). Being present is our natural state, but because of the way our lives are structured, and the pervasiveness of social media, it’s become something that we have to actively practice in order to achieve. Both of us have been on challenging personal growth journeys over the past few years, not to mention the global pandemic we’re all in the midst of, and what we’ve realized is that the only thing that we can know for certain is that things are going to change. And accepting that fact is so liberating! Join us as we explore this concept, as well as the importance of not talking from wounds, remembering past versions of yourself with kindness, not waiting until you feel ready to create something, understanding the hills and valleys of mental health struggles, and the therapeutic benefits of angry squatting while listening to Ashnikko. You can find Sarah's website here. And check out Master Your Mindset here.
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“We, as humans, want to be present, it’s our natural state to be where we are, fully present, and not projecting ourselves into the future or the past. But it’s a decision you have to make, you have to be determined and practice that.” — Emily Pennystone [0:13:23]
“The only thing that’s for sure is every fucking thing is going to change.” — Emily Pennystone [0:20:14]
“Start building some self-reliance and confidence in yourself, because you’re all so much more powerful than you realize.” — Sarah Turner [0:24:25]
“Awareness, or insight, or even confidence, comes from the act of creating.” — Emily Pennystone [0:27:38]
“It is a practice to remind yourself where you once were. And I think it is a worthy practice because it always makes me come out with more empathy.” — Sarah Turner [0:34:52]
“Just create, just do the thing, write the book, paint the painting, because you don’t know who is out there waiting to connect to something that’s going to inspire them to grow into the place where they need to be.” — Emily Pennystone