Live Truthfully And Express Yourself

We like to control things, we like to make plans. 😎
We ignore the deep knowing, that tells us we may be in the wrong relationship or the wrong job, simply because we value comfort and certainty over living truthfully and expressing ourselves fully.🤔

Then we get sick, bitter and unhappy. Our surroundings also suffer from it because we wonder “what would have happened if I chose a different direction ?” 😧

So what to do to avoid feeling resentful and having regrets. How to be more spontaneous and creative? 🤔

It’s simple, yet difficult. 💪

We must release fear! We must trust our inner voice and instinct that anything is possible, that we are supported and guided.
We might be disappointed or finding ourselves in discomfort situation. But the reality is that we will experience those things no matter what. It is a part of being human.👊

So jump! Believe you are unique!
Now is a good time to reassess your life !
Are you still working?
Or you are working maybe from home?
Or you have lost your job?

Whatever is your situation, believe in yourself and do what makes you happy! 🤗

One Love ❤️

Set Weekly Goals!

When you really want to get things done, it’s best to bring your goals down to action steps that you can accomplish in a timely manner. 😎

So why is it important to set weekly goals?

👉 Goals Give You Focus And Keep You Undistracted
👉 Goals Allow You To Measure Progress
👉 Goals Help You Overcome Procrastination
👉 Goals Give You Motivation

Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions, these can be changed as your priorities change, new ones added, and others dropped.💪

Are you writing your weekly goals? I sure do 🔥 and I make sure to have them written on my copy because I can get easily distracted now with all the news!

Friday or Saturday it’s time to celebrate your action steps no matter what the outcome 😎💪

One Love ❤️

Yarrow

What is Yarrow?

The scientific name of yarrow is Achillea millefolium. Yarrow is grown in downy perennial of pastures, roadsides and waste places, from June until November. It belongs to the family Asteraceae. Yarrow was also known as herbal militaris for its use in stopping the flow of blood from injuries. Yarrow is in myth and legend; it is a plant that many cultures of the world have used and revered. Achillea millefolium was named in honor of the Greek god Achilles; who according to legend, used this herb extensively for wound staunching on the battlefield.

Umbel like clusters

Description of Yarrow

Yarrow carries numerous flower heads in 6-10cm flat-topped umbel like clusters to 50cm high. The untrained eye could initially mistake yarrow’s flowering structure for an umbel, and place yarrow in the carrot family. Each flower is comprised of a yellow-cream disc florets and pink-white ray florets. The leaves of this plant are very beautiful, millefolium which means thousand leaf, dark green and feathery, with numerous very fine slightly jumbled leaflets. Wispy, feathery foliage, which seemingly resembles the wild carrot. Yarrow’s leaves, with their thin and finely divided lobes, gave rise to its other common names; ‘milfoil’ and ‘thousand leaf’.

Benefits of yarrow

Yarrow is commonly used for diarrhea, gas, asthma, colds, runny nose, arthritis, wounds, skin healing, liver disorders, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

The volatile oil constituents, such as cineole, have anti septic qualities, while azulene, responsible for the blue colour of the essential oil, not only reduces inflammation, but stimulates the formulation of tissue for wound healing. The flowers taste bitter, and have a characteristic medicinal odour. Yarrow has creamy white ray-florets, delicately framing the orange-tinted, central disk-florets, but pink strains of yarrow will frequently be seen. Five or six florets are typically found in each individual flower head.

Be careful when taking Yarrow it can be dangerous, ensure you consult your doctor before use.

Flowering stem

Harvest and Growth

Leaves: Spring – when young.

Flowers: From July – September, just when opening

New growth will re-emerge from its creeping and steadily spreading rhizomes in early Spring (march). The root system means we usually find the plant growing as dense mats. The basal leaves are sometimes quite large and sprawling, always on long leafstalk, and initially grow in a rosette. When coming into flower, the stem leaves become shorter, sessile, and alternately spaced.

The flowers start blooming from June, with furrowed, flowering stems, typically reaching heights of 60-70cm. If you look closely from below, you will see numerous flower stalks clustered together high up on the stem, you will also see how they do not all originate from a central point on the stem, as per umbelliferous plants.

Yarrow grows in a range of habitats, throughout Britain and Ireland, except for areas which are permanently waterlogged, or on soils that are strongly acidic. It populates waysides, pastures, grassy places, hedgerows, and waste-ground, in town or country, throughout the land. It is a lover of temperate climates, you can almost always easily find yarrow in Britain, even at altitudes of up to around 1100 metres. While on the coast, look in fields by the dunes and stabilised shingle. It thrives in harsh conditions without losing a fresh look of vitality. This becomes especially noticeable during droughts, when its dark green foliage stands out from brown and withered neighboring plants.

Kathy

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Maya Angelou, Symbol Of Resilience

Maya Angelou became, for so many, a symbol of resilience — the capacity to persist in the face of hardship and adversity — and beyond that a symbol of boundless creativity.😎

If you don’t know her, check her biography. You will be amazed how strong this woman was.
Resilience, Creativity and Generosity are her 3 lessons to cope when adversity shows up.

One Love ❤️

Chase Your Dreams

Chasing your dreams isn’t something that will just happen 🤔
It takes a lot of dedication and hard work in order for it to become reality. If you are very passionate, take calculated risks and listen to your instincts, you too can be successful 😎💪

So what are you going to do today that will bring you closer to your dream life?

One Love ❤️

Look At Your Progress

People who succeed in achieving their dreams have developed their mindset to push themselves and to always find a solution to any challenges 😎

It is hard to see any significant progress if you look at on a daily or weekly basis 🤔

Look at your progress over several months or years, then you can see how far you’ve come and what you’ve built in your life.

One Love ❤️