An overnight success…

The day dawned with a five mile run along the prom and a swift swim across the little bay opposite our Almuñecar home. The huge turquoise ‘swimming pool’ was very much warmer than when we were here in Febrero!

And I have a new bikini!

Thank you to my friend Athena Jane, she bought me one for my birthday… I love it! This pic shows only the bottom half… The top half is brilliant, it doubles as a running top, good nomadic planning! Two things in one…

Anadi joined me, and we both greeted the sparkly Spanish day in our bare feet, enjoying this new but familiar land; saying ‘hello’ again… Our souls and the soles of our feet connecting to the beautiful Spanish May morn… We returned to our familiar breakfast of zumo de naranja y tostado con tomate y cafe con leche…

We notice, that we tend to eat the same breakfast each day in the place we are in; but different breakfasts in different lands…

So Corfu is fruit and yoghurt and maybe some eggs, and here the tostado con tomate rules…

It must be said that I rather look like an advert for kinesio tape at the moment! The joy and enthusiasm of my running in Essaouira challenged my left foot a little bit; although it felt fine running this morning with some tape to help it along… But my main injury is a writing injury ! 🙂

Anadi thinks it is writing on my Ipad, and so I have transferred to only working on my computer, from today… But my right wrist  is hurting… Well, who’d have thought it?

Testament to the fact I am writing more again… However, the same applies to whatever we undertake, listening to the body and responding accordingly means that we can create endurance and learn how to look after ourselves in any area of our life…!

After breakfast I took our washing to the laundry and joined my ‘body building’ gym again… It felt a bit like a ‘Camberwick Green’ type episode in the series : ‘Hulia en España’, as I navigated my way through both scenarios in Spanish…

A new world keeps opening as I understand more words, I am very much an ‘every day’ person…

Doing things every day means we build up gradually, and it can then look like something incredible has ‘suddenly happened’ when it truth it is the result of 100’s of days of doing it again…. So every day I am doing some Spanish ‘homework’…  I have this vision of one day it looking like ‘Hulia can suddenly speak Spanish…’!

The quote that has always resonated with me is ‘An overnight success takes ten years…’ I have witnessed this in action in the lives of others, and my own.

Anyone who keeps going – of course adjusting to what is needed and being wise in response to what is occurring – can succeed…

The thing that stops many people is being unaware of the slide into despondency or feeling overwhelmed at having to ‘do things for ever’! And so they carry on as before and continue with the unhelpful patterns forever, instead of creating new ways of being that better support the life they want to lead.

This is evident in obvious areas such as food intake and exercise; but it exists everywhere… It is always worth investigated the unconscious scripts within us; so that we can re write them and create patterns and behaviours that sustain us and help us create and realise the possible from the seemingly impossible…

Estamos que estés pasando un buen dia ! 🙂