Woman and ocean

Day 1 of freedom!

So today is my first day of ‘freedom’. Yesterday I finished my full-time job to become a full-time mum and writer, and/or WHATEVER THE HECK I WANT TO BE! #theskyisthelimit

It’s been long anticipated – i gave my notice 8 weeks ago. But it’s finally here. I’ve been so excited. But the last few days, anxiety got the better of me again. If I had a dollar for how many times I’ve joked “well, we might end up living in a caravan by the end of the year”… well, I wouldn’t need to write a damn book!

Actually I’m not sure I, or the rest of the family are ready for tiny living just yet, so, let the hustle begin. Day one has involved a nice long run in our local mountain bike park – probably the best place in the world, and a fair bit of cleaning since our cleaner quit a few weeks ago. But I’ve also managed to make a small step towards getting my rough book outline, well – less rough – by downloading Scrivener. Scrivener is kinda like Word… but on speed.

One small step at a time… that’s how I plan to get to the end of this book, and the end of every day actually!

Step 1.  Write EVERY day. 500 words per day is non-negotiable, anything more is icing on the cake.

Step 2.  Read, read, read. The more one reads, the better one will write.

Step 3.  Build my tribe [A book needs readers].

Step 4.  Help others. Share the love AND the knowledge!

Step 5.  Repeat!

Here are a few things you can look forward to reading about in the next couple of weeks;

  • Simplifying your home (and reducing toxins)
  • Connection – Why connection to the BIG 4 is so important
  • Why I think we should ban the term ‘work/life balance
  • Single tasking
  • Why I hate being called superwoman
  • Self sabotaging and why we can’t stop doing it!

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Thanks dudes, and remember, the sky is the limit!