How the hell am I now 26? Honestly, where does the time go? It feels like only 5 minutes ago I was turning 18 and somehow, I have now been an adult for 8 years! Like every year, my 26th was a rollercoaster but I honestly believe, it was my best so far.
I had a wonderfully relaxing holiday sipping coconuts and wandering along the beaches of Goa.
I started regular meditation which I truly believe has made a great impact on my outlook on life.
I have had some incredible, quality family time and there is nothing more important to me. It brings me so much joy to have Ash included in my family.
I lived in Gran Canaria for 4 months and whilst I hated it for a long time, I grew to love it and appreciate the time I spent there.
I spent another year with my soulmate and our relationship really developed in a beautiful way.
I returned home to the UK and I love having stability in my life.
I spent an extra special Christmas with my family.
From somewhere, I developed a new level on confidence in myself which has allowed me to be more vocal about my opinions.
After a few years of slower reading, my love of books picked back up again.
I got my own place with Ash and I am so happy here.
I explored the Golden Circle of Iceland which was one of the most beautiful places and one of the best days of my life.
I returned to my drama group reuniting with theatre, my first love.
I explored an abandoned tube station which has been on my bucket list for years.
I became the travel editor for The Growing Up Guide which was a role I really loved.
I became a qualified meditation teacher which I am yet to put into practise but proud of myself for completing.
I received the managers choice award for my hard work in Cyprus.
I parasailed and jetskiied for the first time.
I laughed a million times more than I cried.
I saw wild flamingos at Limassol Salt Lake.
I started to view life from a more mindful perspective.
I ran in the Paphos Beer Marathon which as a non-runner, I was really proud of myself.
I met elephants and monkeys in India.
I swam in the Blue Lagoon.
I feel like I really found who I am as a person.
I found my happy place.
I made memories that will last a lifetime.
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