Waking up on that bathroom floor illustrated in sharp, agonizing detail, the true terror I felt over being alone, and the lack of self-love that had made that fear possible. Since peeling myself off those tiles, I’ve learned, often the hard way, that being truly happy does not mean being completely devoid of sadness, and that embracing moments of loneliness, rather than running from them, makes them a lot less scary.
Alice Hampton is sassy, savvy & successful. She has seen her fair share of heartbreak & hardship also. Here she shares 40 things she learnt in her 40 years on this earth....
I fell out of love with my full-time job & “lifelong dream” whilst finding increasing creative fulfilment, direction and love for (my side hustle). - Lauren Hung
You are your harshest critic, so don't forget to ease up on yourself, and love yourself HARD. Your essence is not defined by titles, digits in bank accounts, or what you do. It is defined by WHO you are and who you show up as for the people around you. You are a force to be reckoned with, and I'm so F*CKING PROUD of you.
Through compassion and showing one another generosity our relationship evolves with each decision, each accomplishment and each failure... We believe a relationship grows just like anything else; when it is fed, nurtured and supported. - Jen Parker & Anamarie Becker
I would by lying if I said that having a 7 month old and running a business was a breeze. The thing business and babies have in common, is that no one can quite prepare you for the incredible and challenging journey that lies ahead. - Jess Thomas
We constantly analyse decisions, create pros and cons lists in our minds, and replay past events over and over like broken records in our head. This all adds up to a worry that is so easily avoided, by focusing on the ‘now’ instead. - Mantas Zvinas
It’s me, your younger self sitting at the departure gate. I’ve just said goodbye to my friends, my Sydney life and I’m waiting to board the QF1 to London. I am so excited right now! My dream is happening and I am feeling like the best version of myself.