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7 Day Challenge – Do Something New

7 Day Challenge – Do Something New

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Ever since doing the 30 Day Photo Challenge, I felt there was something more, something different.

I saw this Tedx talk the other day – and I thought to myself what a great idea!!

For 365 days, this guy did something new every day, now that is stretching your growth, imagination and experiences for sure!!

So often, we get into the same old, same old every day – we go to work the same way, see the same people, eat at the same places etc

What have you been wanting to do that you haven’t done?

What have you been saying that ‘one day I’ll……..? (you fill in the space)

What have you ben wanting to do but are afraid, or fear what others may think? (as long as it doesn’t hurt anyone else :))!

This is an invitation to step out of your comfort zone and do, try, eat, experience something new for the next 7 days.

You can keep it all to yourself or share it – but just do something!!

There are no rules, nothing is good / bad or right / wrong  – with integrity of course 🙂

Each minute, each day gives us a fresh opportunity of a choice – we can keep choosing the same thing or experience from the buffet table of what life has to offer.  If you don’t like it, now you know and don’t have to experience it again.

If you do like it, then you can have more of it – yet until you try it you will never know!

In the past week, here are a few of my new experiences –

ate Chilaquiles – a Mexican style breakfast, took a Spanish class (always one day), tried shooting 2 new ways and because of that I had to learn had to edit a new way (the above image), I painted my toenails Gold as I’v never done that always stayed with plain colors, sat and talked with my new bff the rooster and it was rather entertaining.

Ideas – but the list is endless

have a space day or even just a massage, pedi, mani or facial that you’ve always wanted to experience (male or female like why not??!)

cooking class

art class

painting class

spend an entire day at the beach

go to the park for a picnic

play pickle ball (or any other sport)

learn a second language

go out for lunch in that cafe you keep seeing

go to an art museum

sky dive (ok that might be extreme but why not??)

hot air balloon ride

take that trip you’ve always wanted to

try some food you’ve never tried (the list there could be endless)

got waxed – male or female

play an instrument

go for a long walk in nature

get some energy work done

have a reading by a psychic

talk to a stranger

take some pet supplies to the animal shelter

take food to the homeless

I could go on………..if not now, why?

The only time there is, is Now!

Create a fantastic magical day!!

Jodi

 

 


30 Days of Photos #28

30 Days of Photos #28

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This one is called Let Go

When was the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone?

Or just let your mind wonder off into dreams, other possibilities, been playful or had that childlike sense of wonder……….

What if………???

 

 

30 Days of Photos #27

30 Days of Photos #27

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This one is called The Box

The box represents mediocrity, conformity and security,

all illusions.

The truth is,

You were never born to be in a box,

break free and listen to your heart,

it’s knows the truth of you!

Jodi

30 Days of Photos #25

30 Days of Photos #25

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This one I call Searching

Whatever you are searching for,

including the magic,

is already inside of you.

Just learn to lean into it,

hear it,

trust it

and it’s not from your head!

Jodi

30 Days of Photos #24

30 Days of Photos #24

 

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After surrendering yesterday, I woke up today more energized and wanted to work on a new image

here it is, it is called The Dance

Letting go of what we think we know

After surrendering yesterday, I came up with a different image than what I had started on.

I call it Thto dance in the unknown,

is where the magical and mystical lies.

Will you dance there?

Jodi

 

Assistant Photog – Dave Catt – thank you!!

30 Days of Photos #19

30 Days of Photos #19

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this one is called Self Love

I had several ideas and thoughts around this one, yet this is what felt right.

We cultivate Self Love when we acknowledge and accept the good, bad and the ugly within us  – there really isn’t that, yet it’s our judgments of it and programs we are running.

Self Love is one of the most important ways of being and living we need to strive for.

That is where the magic is!

Jodi

30 Days of Photos #11

30 Days of Photos #11

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This one is called Flow.

Yesterday I got a reminder of that big time.

I was working on an image, with not a clear intention of exactly how I wanted the end to loo, but I was getting frustrated, things weren’t going smoothly or shall I say – in the ‘flow’.

Once I became aware of how I was feeling, I stepped back, let it go, did some breath work, went for a nice bike ride and ran some errands.

Came back and looked at it and I wasn’t excited by it.

I totally surrendered  and got inspiration for another photo to create – Day 10.

I followed the energy there of excitement, creativity and fun.

These are some of the signs and clues we need to pay attention to so we can either be in the flow in our life or making it harder by going against the stream.

Trust me, I know the harder way and that just doesn’t work for me any longer!

What about for you – flow or upstream?

Life is more fun and magical when it’s in the flow!

Jodi

30 Days of Photos #9

30 Days of Photos #9

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I love stretching myself and this challenge for me was that in learning and creating art.

This one is called

The Light is Within

We don’t need to steal light from anyone or anything, it’s all within each one of us.

We are all born with an unique vibrational frequency, we weren’t meant to fit in or be the same.

When we tap into our strengths, what brings us joy, what we love to do, from our heart then we shine brighter.

It’s true.

We glow, we have passion, we love life and ourselves more.

All the past, the old stories, the things we did we’re not proud of, let them go – it’s over.

Shine your light – from within!

Jodi

 

 

30 Days of Photos #2

Photo #2

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Look but don’t read the rest yet!! 🙂

This one is called A New Reality

 

 

For me, this represents no matter what is going on it life, the battles, the disappointments, the dramas, the ‘stories’, etc can be changed.

We just need a new perception, a new vibration, a new  / different story.

Don’t let those things define you.

You do have the power.

You’ve just forgotten.

It’s an awareness that you do have choice and it starts within!

Jodi

xo

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30 Days of Photos #1 Follow Up

#1 Follow Up

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What was I thinking when I got myself into this!!??

Just kidding 🙂

This one is called Dark Night of the Ego

For me it reflects life

There are good moments and bad,

and the bad may seem hard sometimes

but there is always the light,

it just takes a different perspective to see it!

That is what our Soul is asking!!

Jodi

Thoughts? Shares? Comments?

 

Dance by the Light of the Moon

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Dance by the Light of the Moon – let the Magic out!

As she danced by the light of the moon, she found more of herself.

When was the last time you dance barefoot in the grass or sand, under the light of the moon with music playing in the background

and you got so lost in the music, in the twirling and whirling of dancing,

in the beauty of the moment of now,

where nothing else mattered

time stood still,

and you were lost in your own world

where you felt a high like never before

on life itself,

and you felt oh so free.

When was the last time you danced barefoot

under the moon?

Magic is always outside of your

comfort zone

especially when we let go of the constructs of

‘how we should be’.

Go dance and let your soul free.

It’s calling you to come dance

even if the moon isn’t out!!

Jodi