Today is my 30th birthday! What a mind warp. Some days I still feel like a sixteen year old. I have to say, however, that I feel so incredibly settled at the age of 30.
I happened to be reading Zoella’s article on a “backward bucket list” and I thought it was such an excellent exercise for reflection that I decided to work my way through the exercise of beginning a statement with the phrase “This decade I have…” and each word listed below. It’s quite a beautiful exercise because it forces you to think wider than the tunnel vision that we automatically generate that’s focused on the present moment in time. It challenged me to think a bit and definitely required a little bit of long-term memory recall. This decade I have:
Last weekend my incredible bridesmaids hosted my bridal shower. We had the most extraordinary afternoon having high tea and sipping on champagne and celebrating Ryan and my upcoming nuptials. It’s difficult to express in words how grateful I am to have meant the man of my dreams and the wedding and all the little celebrations along the way are just the cherry on the top.