I'll write more in a little bit....anyone is welcome to make some Bon Voyage comments!
"Whether we avoid something because it scares us or bores us, or because we think it will force a change we’re not ready for, putting it off only creates obstacles for us. On the other hand, facing the task at hand, no matter how onerous, creates flow in our lives and allows us to grow. The relief is palpable when we stand on the other side knowing that we did something even though it was hard or we didn't want to do it.'" (we will feel so much better when we have accomplished the trip and our baby will be born in Oz!)
On the other hand, when we cling to our comfort zone, never addressing the things we don’t want to face, we cut ourselves off from flow and growth. "
It would have been so easy to cling to the comfort (okie) zone with a house paid off and just take the cash instead of beach property (it is such a hassle getting visas and this outrageous land
"We all have at least one thing in our life that never seems to get done. Bringing that task to the top of the list and promising ourselves that we will do it as soon as possible is an act that could liberate a tremendous amount of energy in our lives. Whatever it is, we can allow ourselves to be fueled by the promise of the feelings of exhilaration and confidence that will be the natural result of doing it!" (Daily Om)
The one thing I have talking about for at least 20 years is writing a great book....but what baby steps do I take to get it published ... making sure to use fictitious names to protect the guilty and thex-gfs!
Our engines have Idled too long in our lives
we turn the keys to cruising speed
we take off to follow the big star in the sky
off to our island paradise
We are Out of the comfort zone, the okie zone and the george bush zone of neoconfidence closeminded intolerance!