Growth can be incredibly transformative to who you are if you open yourself to it. I read an article recently that women often struggle with contentment in their 20s and are happiest around age 33-35 where their careers and relationships tend to be more stable and they are more comfortable with who they are. Here are a few ways that I have been trying to personally grow and connect with my inner self.
Grab coffee with someone new. Find someone who inspires you, who changes your perspective on life if only for a instant to give you a different outlook, and reach out to them. You never know where the conversation will lead and the more connections you build, the stronger your network.
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Make a new recipe. I always find it stress-relieving and a great way to unwind after a long day to make a new, simple recipe. A lot of times it’s hard to turn my brain off, even when I am physically exhausted. By following a recipe, I am focusing on measurements, smell, feel, taste – reawakening all of my senses that have been idle all day.
Farmers market season is here which means you can stock up on local fruits and veggies. This recipe for Baked Vegetable Chips is both quick and healthy and great to take as a snack throughout a busy work week.
Meet international people or study a foreign language. This is one of the most satisfying ways to lift my mood because it leaves me feeling incredibly inspired. There is so much life out there – never limit yourself to one way of seeing and experiencing the world.
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Let your intuition take its own direction freely and organically. Be open to new opportunities even if it’s not what you initially planned on or if it’s not the path you thought you would be on. You may be surprised where it takes you.
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Post by Sara Chars.