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365 scary things!

A friend said to me today, “Do something that scares you everyday! No matter how small the thing, or how big the thing is that scares you, by the end of the year you will have done 365 things that are now not scary anymore.”

How cool is that? Fear comes from living in the future, not the present. If we live scared all the time, how do we enjoy life, which happens NOW not tomorrow?!? Fear creates stuck states preventing me from being able to smell the roses, or in my case, the coffee. And I do so love to smell the coffee šŸ™‚

What scary thing did I do today? I had a packet of chips and a kitkat from the vending machine at work! For a vegetarian health nut like me, that is scary!

What scary thing have you done today?

No, not the Eat Pray Love “thing”

Most times when I tell people that I spent 1 month in India, the first thing they ask is if I did the Eat Pray Love “thing”.

So I want to set the record straight here. Much as I enjoyed the book, and admire Elizabeth Gilbert’s journey of self-discovery, I didn’t feel that I needed to do that for myself.

I don’t think that one goes on a journey to discover oneself. I mean, how can you possibly know that you will haveĀ “self-discovered” at the end? And what then? Do you try and get your money backĀ if you don’t? Ok, so that is an extremeĀ proposition :-).

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