It’s my birthday today and I’m quite happy to no longer be 40! I’m not sure why but 41 just feels better than 40 did.
This time last year I was a bit shell-shocked at being forty. I had an amazing birthday, surrounded by the people I love most in the world. I didn’t want a party so instead I scheduled a month of smaller celebrations… a weekend away with my man, a spa day with my sister, a birthday dinner in my favourite restaurant with my family and a night out on the town with friends and colleagues. It was all fabulous but being forty was a milestone I wasn’t entirely comfortable with. I’m well aware that age is just a number and in my head I truly feel about 25 years old! It was just the whole ‘no longer in my thirties’ thing that I wasn’t happy about.
However as I’ve got older I know myself so much better. I know what I want from life. I want peace, calm and freedom. I want to help other people by bringing positivity, inspiration and encouragement to their lives. I don’t care what other people think about me. I try very very hard not to compare myself to others, especially the people on my phone whose lives I see in little squares. I don’t live my life doing what I think is expected of me. I take time to look after my mind and my soul. I’m doing something that I love and I’m passionate about. I’m so incredibly grateful for all the amazing blessings in my life.
Anyway, I’ve survived the first year of my forties. This year’s birthday is much more low key! This morning I’ve been working, later I’m going to watch my son in his first football match, then we’re eating out with the family.
Now as it’s my birthday I command you to download these gorgeous gold foil effect leaf prints right away!!!
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