4 July 2016

10 Best ways to find yourself again




Life is filled with learning curve, dips, highs and lows often we loose ourselves and what our true path is . Often we can be way too hard on ourselves. So I have created a little list of things that have helped me in the last few weeks.

1. Take up Yoga
I now do my best to do Yoga every morning before starting work or venturing out in the world, it's really simple and easy plus you get to just focus your energies and time on feeling your body and it's super calming. I find this helps center me for the day. I use blogilates wake up with me session.

2. Write more
 I have found journaling, drawing and getting all my thoughts from my head and onto paper to be the best way for me to wriggle through all my thoughts and find exactly how i feel, where I want to be and not let all that rubbish, stressful things cloud your vision too much.
 
3. Take 20 minutes to yourself a day
I have found the thoughts I have when I am alone inspiring and thats when I truly feel like myself. If you are always super busy, we all are take 20 mins stop stressing and listen to yourself. 
 
4.  Rid yourself of toxic relationships and friendships
We all do it, stay friends with people because we always have, we are too afraid to hurt their feelings, to afraid to let go. What ever the reason is, if it is bringing you down, sucking the life from you walk away. There is no point loosing yourself in a relationship or friendship that will ultimately break down. Stay true to yourself. 

5. listen to your gut 
It's pretty simple if it doesn't feel right it probably isn't

6. Take yourself off the internet for a little while
I stepped away from my instagram and blog for a few weeks to listen to my creative process and to go old school, take photos for myself, work on my own projects so I could finally feel I had something that represented me again rather then absorbing everyone else influence.
 
7.Be with people who lift your spirit. 
We've all got them people that make us smile, cheer us up and make us realise how important friendships and time socialing is.  These people are also great for putting our situations into perspective and making us more aware of our path. They are also wonderful for pouring our hearts out to and pushing us to our limits to reach our best.

8. Work on something you've always wanted
Just do it,  I have a few things I have planned a few bucket list goals because I can and I want to. we put way too much off and in the process chip away at the person we could be. 
 
9 Go on an epic adventure 
Take yourself off somewhere nice, book a little weekend away and enjoy new faces and new places

10. Treat yourself 
I don't just mean to a new pair of shoes, but that's a start. Treat yourself to an indulgent bath, that new dress you know will make yourself feel a million dollars, Treat yourself to more fresh fruit, more time in bed. What ever it is be kind to yourself .

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5 comments

  1. Absolutely loved this! I need to get back into yoga!

    Hannah | Oh January

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  2. I love your tips! The whole idea of letting go of what doesn't make you happy and surrounding yourself with things that uplift you is brilliant. I've also taken up meditating for the past 2 weeks, and I can assure you that I've felt much happier within myself. I did a post similar to this, and I'll link it below for you :) xx

    http://wanderlustgirl-kb.blogspot.ca/2016/05/surround-yourself-with-happiness.html

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  3. Love this post Ella! I've started going to yoga classes and there's a great YouTube channel called 'Yoga with Adrienne' which I've been using- yoga is such a great start to the day! I agree, it's so important to take time for yourself off the internet, and bubble baths with candles are always a good option :)

    Emma xo / http://www.thewallflowerwardrobe.co.uk/

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  4. Do we "loose" ourselves or "lose" ourselves? In art, perhaps we do both.

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  5. I needed this. I've been feeling so unlike myself lately and it's been a struggle to get back to my old self. Writing in my journal never fails to make me feel better, I also pray a lot when I'm feeling a little lost. Creative things always get me back on track (and ice cream, lots of it)

    Jasmine / www.jasminekeclipse.com

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