Yesterday, July 1st 2022, I posted on my Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/p/CfdlsEpMTM0/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link) controllable situations. outcomes (below picture / text) and obstacles. How obstacles can at times be totally un-controllable but also navigating through these. Many times, having control over outcomes is far fetched and we can at times allow it to control our emotions and at times, our actions. We either stop and give up or keep taking our text step and find a way through, past, over or under the obstacles to achieve an outcome. Remember, there is always an outcome, sometimes just not the one we wanted.
It all began when I was boarding my final plane from Turkey, Istanbul to Bangkok. I was sat in the boarding lounge and there she was, a pretty, elegant lady. Hair straight down, nice black heels, a blue polka dot dress, face slightly done up but not over the top, she was kind of sexy. She was sat alone, focused in on her phone. I thought she was a business woman but just doing her thing. Anyway, as I was entering the tunnel, walk way to the plane, there was a que right before the entrance. I was behind 5 Thai business men talking about finance and plans on how to move forward – they seemed pretty important. So, the woman approached me as I turned back around, she had the biggest smile
Couple of days prior, i had a thought which i started to explore. The thought…pack it all in and leave the country for 2, maybe 3 months! I delved straight into this thought and stayed there for about 3 hours. It just felt right. I started doing a little more research on Tuesday…when i say research, i mean a few internet searches. Surely that’s classed as research right and doing my homework?
It was December 2015, my mum recently had a heart attack, caused from getting Sepsis. She had gone through the mill that month. survived, against all odds. As always, she was fighting through, strong willed as ever. Christmas was approaching and guess what, i had no clue of what to buy her, We would be…