Dare to Move Out of the Comfort Zone

We often hear words of encouragement about getting out of our comfort zone but, why is it too hard to break out of our comfort zone?

According to Wikipedia a comfort zone is a psychological state in which things feel familiar to a person, and they are at ease and in control of their environment, experiencing low levels of anxiety and stress.

It feels uneasy to break out of our comfort zone but, what are the benefits when you are willing to step outside of your comfort zone? Continue reading “Dare to Move Out of the Comfort Zone”

You Need To Know What Is Holding You Back

What is holding you back?  Fear of failure, rejection,  disappointing others,  lack of money, the unknown, not being good enough, the list goes on.  What is your story?

My story started when I was a young girl. In those days, Mexican families adopted the patriarchal family structure. Fathers took charge of families decisions, rarely the mother or children challenged their authority. Women typically portrayed a submissive and dependent role in the marriage relationship as per religious teachings. Continue reading “You Need To Know What Is Holding You Back”

5 Useful Tips When Travelling Abroad

Not many people follow their dreams and ambitions when it comes to travel as travel and Finances are complementary topics.  But refocusing on their life’s aspirations, goals and managing their finances efficiently will enable them to perfect the travelling lifestyle.

We have been travelling from the very first year we got married, 39 years ago, living in 4 different countries; Mexico, the US, Australia and England.  For the last 14 years, Continue reading “5 Useful Tips When Travelling Abroad”

Are You Tired Of The Same Routine?

Routine is part of your everyday life.  The best routine is the one that you do on a daily basis to follow your passions and dreams. You feel excited and happy. The other habit is self-defeating, you cling to it and find it hard to overcome it. Which is the one you are experiencing now?

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

This quote resonated with me because from a very young age I began to move towards a more exciting life and this is how everything started….

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Control Your Own Identity

Our roles in each relationship are likely to affect how we identify ourselves.

My identity as a mother has remained, but parts of me have changed over the years.

My three sons have grown now and have moved entirely into lives of their own. They have moved to a world of work, friendship and, all other attachments. A separate sphere where I am, for the most part, a welcome visitor.

I have always believed that parenting is more about preparing them to be independent, to be competent and enthusiastic about moving into a meaningful adult lives and less about having ‘happy’ children indefinitely clingy and dependent.

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