In six days time it will be two whole years since we birthed Aya into a pool of warm water. Still submerged, she looked up at Chris calmly blinking as he gently lifted her onto my chest. She has been obsessed with water and her Dada (and my boobies 😅)ever since ✨
Like all parents our lives have been radically changed. Sometimes I find myself still staring at her in disbelief.. This human that now travels through life with us. Who changes and grows and challenges me. How is she even real?! This life is wild and magical and I'm feeling particularly grateful to be this magical souls mama 🙏 Let me know if you would like me to share Aya's entire birth story?! PS - HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY 😘
I often get asked if we plan on being in the van forever and what we will do when Aya gets older. This journey in the van as a small family was a dream of mine, but it's just part of our story. We will have our own (wheel-less) home one day. It will be surrounded by lush forest, food will grow in abundance, there will be fresh water and the sound of children laughing ♥ a place for peace, inspiration & love ♥ 📷 @lostintheforrest 🏡 builder: @jacobwitzling
It's been a while, so here are some of my recent affirmations ☺ let me know if these help you and I'll share more ✨ •
The past has no power over who I choose to be today.
I forgive myself & others. In this moment I am whole and worthy.
I spread my loving energy to everyone I encounter.
Everything I need ~ I have.
as I inhale I am nourished with life force energy.
I love you, ........... (your name) 🌻 🌻 🌻 🌻 🌻 🌻
This guy ✨ the most supportive, open minded, beautiful human I have ever met. I feel incredibly blessed to travel through life by his side ♥ we met at the end of 2009 and the amount of times I have seen him grow and change has been seriously inspiring!
He is currently working away on a video that we filmed along the great ocean road, can't wait to share with you all ✨ @sibraa.chris
Throughout my life I have fallen into the Illusionary thought pattern of wanting more. Thinking that when this or that happened.. That I would be happier, more content.
I am slowly learning that true happiness can only reside right here, right now. What makes you think that if you are not happy with what you have at the moment, that you will be Happy later on, with something different?
The only constant is that you will be experiencing life through yourself. It is your perception that determines your experience.
If you want to feel more joy than you must find a way to be thankful for what you already are. The fact that you are breathing is a miracle in itself.
From this place of gratitude, your awe for this life will expand. Your focus on the good will attract more of it into your life. Sometimes I feel like I am being repetitive but I truly believe that where your focus goes ~ your energy flows.
I also want to you know that I share these things because I need the reminder. I woke up this morning on the side of a cliff as the sun rose above the Indian Ocean. And I felt.. Off. My eyes may have been open but my third eye was closed to the magic. I literally sat down and started a list of all the things in my life I was grateful for and my energy began to shift.
This is a daily practise for me, one that has changed my life ♥
Let me know what you are grateful for below 👇 ✨
Why be elated by material profit?” Father replied. “The one who pursues a goal of evenmindedness is neither jubilant with gain nor depressed by loss. He knows that man arrives penniless in this world, and departs without a single rupee.
Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi
Deciding to sell our things and hit the road was a decision to trust our hearts. We decided to care less about what we 'should' be doing and instead use our happiness and health as an indicator of 'success.' it's not perfect, let's face it there's no hot shower or high speed blender. But that's made up for tenfold when you realise how peaceful it is to spend so much time in nature, with the people that you love. We have learnt so much about ourselves and each other. Our connection is stronger than ever and the love is flowing in abundance.
Thats what van life means to me. ♥
Parents, choose your words wisely, carefully, thoughtfully. In the same way that violence begets violence and anger begets anger, kindness begets kindness and peace begets peace. Sow words of peace, words that build, words that show respect and belief and support.
L.R. Knost ✨ (we are like little lost sheep in the city 😂)
Happy New Year beautiful people ♥ I'm totally that person going around asking everyone what they want their life to look like in the coming year!! My goal is to help people re-connect and awaken to their inner power and potential. I am dreaming bigger than any other time in my life and I'm so excited to share with you all! I am sending you so much love and wish you nothing short of abundance in all areas of your life!
PS just posted a new video over on our YouTube channel ~ link in bio ✨
(also 🐶 photo bomb 😂)
I remember a year ago we were here at the same unit at the Gold Coast. I remember writing a post saying I was excited to take this girl on tropical island adventures in the new year. At the time we had no money and certainly no set plans for any travel. Except I allowed myself to dream it anyway. I imagined the coconuts and the palm trees. The water and the beach huts. And you know what... Months later we were in Bali and it was our reality.
And what if that's just it. What if the universe is always listening, always responding to our thoughts. Start focusing on what is in your heart and do not stop because you do not know exactly how it will come true. . Don't let other people's small mindedness stop you. Don't let the fear of not achieving it stop you either.
Just do it because the thought feels good. Allow yourself to dream. There is nothing more powerful or more magical than aligning your thoughts with your hearts desires and then watching the universe conspire to make it true. ♥ You are the creator ♥
Only a few days of 2017 left. What a time to be alive ✨ I began the year immersing myself in a 6 week intensive yoga teacher training before we headed to Thailand & Bali for four months.
Throughout the year we have based ourselves in our home on wheels - we have worked for ourselves and seen more beaches, playgrounds and bummed more free Wi-Fi then we knew possible 😂
Back in Feb this account had about 1000 followers, now there are nearly 50,000 of you here with us (and 130,000 over on YouTube 😬😬)
I just want you to know how grateful I am to be able to share with you ~ I have felt incredibly supported, loved and endlessly inspired by so many of you.
The craziest thing to me is that this was all just a dream. Something I imagined in my mind time and time again. Never forget the power of your own mind in the creation of your life. Now is the perfect time to get clear on what it is you truly want and realign all your energy into manifesting your wildest dreams. You deserve nothing less!
I have learnt so much this past 12 months and I want to share as much as I can - so to welcome the new year I am going to film a video answering any questions regarding law of attraction, manifesting dreams and listening to your intuition ect ect! Please leave your questions below 👇
PS. Ayana found this hat on top of a slide and refused to take it off for a good hour 😳
Throwback to middle of the year. I cannot believe how fast time is flying by. Can you believe that Aya will be two in less then a month's time?!
The amount of joy she shares with the world blows my mind. She has taught me how important it is to be present. To be here N O W. ✨ Leave an animal emoji below and share some love with with our girl aYa PaPaYa ✨ (beetles are her favourite 🐞)