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Hello loves, ❤

How is everyone this fine Friday? (It’s Friday here in Sydney, Australia) I hope everyone has been doing well, are healthy & happy 🙂

What a crazy week its been 🙂 I had B’s birthday last weekend  – We got her a lovely cake & personalised cookies made 🙂 everyone loved them & thought they were DELICIOUS!

The cake was THE PERFECT CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE! I loved it, the company did such an amazing job as well as the other company that did the cookies 🙂

We all had such a lovely dinner (that I couldn’t eat all, they PACKED the plate with lots of food)

On the Sunday, B & I headed to the blue mountains & had a lovely massage & a beautiful High Tea at Lilianfels in the Blue Mountains, about 1.5 hours away from where we live, it was such a beautiful day, we both needed it so I was happy we got to pamper ourselves. She had the best birthday – & I am so grateful for that bc she is more then deserving of the weekend she had ❤

I have been quite busy lately & I am going to put a post up sharing what I have been doing 🙂 I am thinking of not posting every dingle day moving forward, I am thinking every 2-3 days, I will put a blog post up.

I have posted every single day since August last year & I have to say sometimes it becomes real tiring – Sometimes my blog posts are scheduled bc I do a bulk-write & schedule them but I am thinking of backing off a little bit.

Here we are again, putting another 1000 views into the bag. 91,000 views 🙂 I am so grateful for getting here, thank you to all the love& support I’ve received over the last 2 and a bit years, you are all very loved 🙂

Thank you to the below people for re-blogging my work:

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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DISCOVERING YOUR HAPPINESS TURNS 2

Hello loves, ❤

The time has come, the day is here!

Eat, Drink & Be Thankful

I cannot believe the day has come where we have hit our 2 year birthday!

This post is going to be quite the emotional one *tear*

I cannot believe how far I have come with my blog.

It was November 2014 & I was at a very dark place within my life, I suffered with severe anxiety & depression – I truly couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.

I had support from some of the most important people in my life, who would take the time to check on me, counsel me, support me & listen to me.

I was reading a BUNCH load to books on self care & anxiety. I also even started watching documentaries on how the foods we eat can trigger anxiety as well as documentaries on people who has come out of a dark place dealing with anxiety.

I also got into blog reading, which captured my eye bc blogs were a place for people to share their experiences & thoughts.

Don’t get me wrong, this didn’t happen over night – It was a YEAR AND A HALF of chaos. Crazy panic attacks, sleepless nights, lost appetite, sad, depressed, constantly anxious.

If you have not read my anxiety story, be sure to read this to understand my experience.

After training my brain to think differently & altering my thought pattern my dark days seemed to become more brighter & I started experiencing the rainbow after my storm.

After experiencing this first hand, I wanted to create a space to share my experience, my thoughts, my memories. I wanted people out there to know that there is light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to mental illness.

Then in April 2016, I wanted to make a blog, I worked on this day & night, I set this up to the best of my ability.

DISCOVERING OUR HAPPINESS WENT LIVE ON 1st of MAY 2016. 

Haha, & THIS is my FIRST BLOG! Oh how the times have changed!

My goal was to share on my blog that just bc you have a mental illness… Your life IS NOT over!

It takes the same amount of energy to think negative as it does to think positive!

And, experiencing this first hand, I wanted to movitiate all of you & share that THIS IS POSSIBLE.

It wasn’t easy, it was MIND OVER MATTER!

There were days that my brain & body wanted to give up & there were days where I was SO motivated.

But that’s the beauty of being human, knowing that everyday isn’t going to be sunshine & rainbows, but accepting that the power is in out hands that when we fall… GET RIGHT BACK UP!

My goal was to create a place of love, peace, happiness, safety & relaxation.

I truly didn’t think anyone would read my blogs or follow me but it made me happy just making the posts so I wasn’t bothered ❤

I cannot believe the love & support I’ve received since Day ONE! Every one has been so lovely, supportive & motivating. If it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.

So… THANK YOU! Thank you to each & every one of you bc without you, my blog wouldn’t be where it is today.

Here we are 2 years later.

With 73,000 views, over 6000 followers & 620 published blog posts, I can’t wait to see where Discovering Your Happiness will take me.

But, I know wherever I go, all you lovely people will be there right behind me, every step of the way.

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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54,000 Views, Yay!

Hello loves, ❤

I hope very one is well & has had a lovely weekend & a lovely week so far ❤

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It was Australia Day here in Australia on 26th Jan – It is a public holiday so we have the day off work. Rach & I went to Brighton-Le-Sands & had some food & went to the beach together which was real nice ❤

We went to a lovely cafe called Avocado, it was sooooo delicious – I am such a sucker for avocado & poached eggs on sourdough bread.

If I could eat something forever, THAT WOULD BE IT!

We have hit 54,000 views, this is so exciting! 

If you didn’t already know, my goal is 100,000 by the end of 2018 ❤

Do you think I will get there? I sure hope I do.

I am so happy to see how far my blog has come in such a short span of time.

We are slowly coming to our 2 year blog anniversary, I am so excited ❤

I get so happy when I see my lovely followers re-blogging my work, it makes me happy that others read my content & love it so much that they want it upon their own blog.

Special thanks to the below people for re-blogging my work:

I got tagged in a TMI post from Ingrid Madison Ave, so I am going to complete that & upload it, stay tuned for that ❤

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It’s my sisters birthday today – Happy Birthday Tiarna ❤ #shoutout I made a little collage of her & I (And, mumma is in 1 photo too)

I uploaded this photo on my instagram also, if you’re not following me there, be sure to follow me

I hope everyone has a lovely week – What is planned for everyone for the upcoming weekend?

 

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

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My Birthday Week

Hello loves, ❤

Okay, okay, okay, this post is LONG OVERDUE! Over a week over due! I am the worst. I just have so much content that I want to share but so little time ❤

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I had a beautiful birthday, spent with those that mean the world to me ❤ I am happy that the loved ones around me went above + beyond for my birthday, I am so grateful + thankful.

I went out to dinner last week, had a lovely meal + also some dessert, I got a beautiful present from a beautiful soul.

I got a tea infuser, tea, motivating pens, candle, an amazing book, a grateful journal & a candle.

So I am thinking to have some tea w/ my candle burning whilst writing in my journal with my cute pens.  (Sounds like a plan)

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My work desk was decorated & I am so grateful for what my work colleagues did for me ❤

I am so grateful for what they did for me, there was balloons, glitter, banner, confetti, presents, it was a lovely day ❤

My working day was great than I got to go home early, which was amazing – I than went home to my family & had a pizza party (they asked if I wanted to go out for dinner & I said nooooooo lets order pizza) So pizza is what we had ❤ My weakness is pizza, just so you know 😛

DAC6E726-CB3E-4D8C-B3DC-2B5175D5F7EBWhen I got home, my bedroom was decorated by my family, I was so gobbsmacked at the effort they did too ❤

I am so happy that my family + friends made me feel loved on my birthday ❤

I received some really beautiful gifts from everyone & got showered w/ flowers, if you know me well you will also know that one of my weaknesses is FLOWERS. I love having flowers in my bedroom. ALL. THE. TIME!

If there are not fresh flowers in my room, there is something wrong.

Haha, there is a sneak peak to my bedroom that I STILL need to do a tour of, yes I know!

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My parents had asked what birthday cake I wanted & I said a CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE! & it was the most delicious thing ever BUT.. it was so RICH. I’m surprised my teeth didn’t fall out, haha.

I am so blessed that those around me made my birthday one to remember. I am so grateful that my loved ones went above & beyond to make me feel loved on my birthday.

BUT… Just like that within the blink of an eye the day was over & now my birthday is another year away now THEN I’ll be 26!

I know this an overdue post & I AM SOOO SORRY.

Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤

A, x (1)