celebration quote

Radical Silliness. (Happy New Year)

January 1, 2015
“What if you wake up some day, and you’re 65 or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness and staring off into space like when you were a kid? It’s going to break your heart. Don’t let this happen. Pick a new direction, one you wouldn’t mind ending up at, and aim for that. Shoot the moon.”  – Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird.
Here’s to a messy, creative, imperfect, and completely beautiful 2015. Happy NEW year, loves. XO

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  • Oh my gosh, I love Anne Lamott. Her books, and her words in general. I follow her on social media too because she almost always has something wise to say…or heck, just her lifestyle is pretty inspiring!

  • Thank you, Julie! You too! 🙂

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  • Thanks, Brettni! You too!!

  • To you as well, Vicky! 🙂

  • Meghan

    I love this! Life is messy and chaotic, but why not embrace it? 🙂 Happy New Year!

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  • You too, Finley! 🙂

  • Liz

    So cute!! Happy New Year 🙂

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    That's one thing I need to really work on this year. Embracing myself for who I am and start living. Who cares what others think. What matters is that I love myself and my life and am living it in the way that I want.

  • Meghan

    I love this quote! What a great reminder!

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