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Life Bite: Make it Happen, Make the Change

Short and sweet message: If you want something, make it happen. If you don’t like something, change it.


It’s the approach I take to life, and it needs no real explanation and I don’t need to give direction here.

Are you unhappy? Okay, now look at your life…why are you unhappy? Who/what makes you feel bad. Who/What don’t you like. Who/What don’t you need?

Now you’ve identified the root, change it. If you don’t like something then change it. Your job? change it, find a new one, find what you love. You don’t like your partner, well, do I need to tell you what to do there? You have a ‘friend’ or person in your life who makes you unhappy? Say good-bye. You want to do something? Do it.

It’s simple. Mostly.

Okay, I accept that there are things we can’t change and we can’t just up and quit jobs, ditch people, completely change our lives and ourselves at the drop of a hat, but there is always SOMETHING you can do.

Okay, you hate your job, but you can’t just QUIT. Start looking at other options, maybe do some evening classes or go back to school to train in something you really want to do so that EVENTUALLY, you can quit that job you hate and start doing what you love.

This is the model and the method. It may not be easy, it may not always be quick and simple, but there is always something you can do and if something isn’t right in your life, then you CAN and you SHOULD change it.

If you want something bad enough, you will make it happen. Maybe it will take 5 minutes, maybe it will take 5 years, maybe it will even take a lifetime but if you don’t try for it, you’ll never get it. Always strive for what you want and that is how you will be the best you can be.

Life is short, happiness is what the ultimate goal of a life is (I believe). If you can get to the end of your life and say you are happy and have been happy through your life, then I believe that is as good as any other achievement of a lifetime. Happiness is the ultimate goal. So make it happen. You are not powerless, you own yourself and your life. So take control, take charge and own it!


Sunday Bite: Autumn


So today is officially the first day of Autumn. Something about an equinox or whatever…

For me, however, my seasons change with changes in my life. Autumn starts when my Uni term starts and my routine is given a shake up. It’s like when I was at school, as soon as we went back to school after Summer, I always knew it was the beginning of Autumn…or the end of Summer!

So although ‘officially’ Autumn begins today, this next weeks is a transition period for me. I know, it’s weird. But this week is when I can prepare for Autumn!

I will start getting the Autumn/Winter wardrobe together, giving my beauty regime a shake up (new skin priorities with the weather!) and getting ready for the beginning of Uni, the start of my outside courses and the onset of cooler weather!

For me, Autumn is short anyway; October is Autumn, but as far as I’m concerned, Winter starts as soon as the weather requires gloves…and if the past few years are anything to go by, that’s about mid November!

But October’s not here yet! This week is my transition period…and I want to put off the cold for as long as possible! (even if it is only in my head!)

Autumn is the big season of changes. So it makes sense that it arrives with the changes in life. I’m still is the Summer routine and summer mentality, but in a week everything will change. My obligations, working hours, routines and even diet will all change, and as the leaves begin to change too, Autumn will begin when the real changes begin!