“Because green balloons are happy…”
This was the comment from my best friend as she embarked on a new life adventure. One that was exhilarating, scary, and joy-filled! I’ll never forget our conversation about the green balloon and the event thereafter. From that moment on green balloons have been a representational force in our friendship, in life, and in the pursuit of joy.
Therefore, I found it fitting as I start a new life adventure, to bring along the green balloons.
This new adventure was not always my ‘dream.’ I’d like to believe I am not that different from most folk, in that, for while I was just a dreamer. I dreamt all kinds of things for my life. Starting as early as 5th grade, when I wrote in my chicken soup for the soul journal that when I grow up I’d be an: actress or librarian. Talk about early onset of extroverted desires meeting an introverted reality! However, the spectrum of dreams continued throughout college and early on in my career. I toyed with a lot of dreams such as moving to a new city, starting a new job, traveling the world, opening a boutique, becoming a fashion blogger, opening a bar, writing a book, starting a wellness guru guide, and all the while I was a mental health counselor working 8 to 5 for a non-profit agency. I never jumped on any of these ideas ultimately because I didn’t know how and I was scared. It was challenging to take a risk and try something new.
Maybe you’ve felt that way before, too.
I’m taking a big leap here that most of us have been through this back and forth pull of not only our
Here, is my green balloon!
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From my heart to yours,