Sep 19, 2016

Celebrating Freedom Day 10

Whoot Whoot! Day 10!#10DBC #freedomplan

I completed the challenge! I am very proud of myself for keeping a ten day streak.

Day 10 Challenge: I want you to think back to the journey you’ve been on in the last 10 days. I encourage you to read through all your posts to celebrate all that you’ve written, learned and experienced as part of this daily blog challenge. And in today’s blog post, I want you to write about:

  • What you enjoyed most about your experience of taking part in the blog challenge

  • Your favorite challenge day and why

  • The biggest takeaway you’ve had from it

  • The next step you’re going to take to make your freedom plan a reality

What I enjoyed most about my experience with this Blog Challenge;

When trying to find new innovative things to write about, and stay within modern times, this can be challenging in itself. I enjoyed reviewing other peoples blogs to see what I was missing and learning different styles and new technology. I love education, and I feel this challenge was a actual class to build on, thanks to Natalie Sisson, I was able to complete it. I also enjoyed reviewing my own brain and what's in there, stepping outside the box. I really enjoyed the podcast from Natalie every morning with my coffee, I felt like I had a personal coach.

My favorite challenge was Day 6- Who is living the life I want and who are my superhero's. I did write about people in my local community who are inspiring to me, and received amazing comments and personal thanks, and how can I help. I wrote about my two superstars, and then I wrote them and told them I wrote about them, Seth Godin actually sent me a personal email!

What I didn't elaborate on was the superhero's I was thinking about while writing the challenge.
My Amazing mother with her wit and creative mind. My amazing sons, who have grown so much in their personal accomplishments, my adoring husband. My husbands family who have accepted me as their own. These are my own superhero's I think about on a daily basis. This challenge has given me gratitude for what I have and who I have in my life.

The biggest takeaway -The biggest takeaway from this challenge is the lessons learned, to stay motivated and work on things everyday. To put this in action is the big takeaway, not just dream it, but work on it everyday. I loved getting my imagination going again, talking about it and feeling like I'm going to take action.

The Next Step to make my freedom plan a reality!

The next step for me besides winning this challenge and going to Bali, and having the best time of my life, is focus every day. Stick to My Successful Day Plan every day, write new challenges and goals for myself.

I highly recommend this 10 blog challenge for anyone! It has opened new doors for me and gotten me to believe in myself again. Thank You Natalie Sisson for making this happen!

Gvixen Signing off for the evening, stay tuned for great things about to happen.

Sep 18, 2016

Day 9 #10DBC #freedomplan : Location Independance

Good Morning Cameno!#10DBC #freedomplan

Day 9 Natalie's Sisson's 10 day Blog Challenge;  To  Imagine you are on a long holiday in Portugal (or wherever your dream destination is). There are castles to explore, secret bars to discover, and sunny beaches to laze around on. In today’s post, I want you to write about how you will balance your adventure and work while you are away on this holiday.

My Holiday: I have booked an Air BNB on a family vineyard, the place is on a cliff buff, and below is the very blue ocean, this is in Spain. I must feed the farm animals as its part of the stay, this includes chickens, goats, a few sheep. The schedule requires a early rise, to take care of the animals. The family has left me with some names of locals to meet, so that I can get a feel of the culture.

I wake up to the humid air and ocean breeze, I have decided to convert my two hours of exercise into caring for the hobby farm, put this into the plan, as to not disrupt my routine. I am finished the grunt work by 9am, and am able to squeeze a hour in on my laptop, before venturing out into the town. I have a portable iPad to record  anything from my adventure into my work. This trip I had networked to meet a few ladies to give a talk on what I am doing.

After meeting the town and checking things out, I am invited to go on a small sail trip. I jump at the opportunity. The sail trip includes dinner and wine.

After a amazing day, I spend a hour winding down, checking my online company, few emails- and call it a night. Tomorrow I decide is a day of photography, maybe get down some writing about Spain.

What I've been thinking about during this challenge is how to make this a reality, and I have somewhat started this already. For the next 6 to 8 months I will have the time to explore my options on my work. While on Vacation. I have never taken a vacation any longer than 7 to 14 days, now I am on a extended amount of vacation.  I have been in Bellingham for about 6 weeks. Every week end has been a adventure of sorts in different areas of Washington.

For the last year it has been travel after travel, Northern BC, California, Oregon, All across the states. During this time my communications have stayed the same for the most part.

What I hope to have is a company that will generate on its own, and a Tribe who will keep me accountable and in check. I hope to have my own passion as part of my work.

Upcoming Trip: The next 10 months will be focusing on a extended trip to Africa, to work with a school in Tanzania, most importantly we hope to generate a few things in place before we go. My routine for the morning will stay the same in any location I am in. I am adaptable that way. My Bulk Day of work hopefully will be incorporated into that vacation, meeting people, being local. We have talked about living 6 months of the year in another destination, and in about 2 to 5 years hope to accomplish a homestead of sorts.

If I am able to learn the strong building blocks for generating income while abroad via, and adjust my time schedules, I will accomplish what I had hoped. I love to write about my experiences and people I have met along the way. I am ready and excited to start everything fresh!

Just writing in this blog challenge has got me in tuned with the work ahead. I am so grateful!
Closing photos of cabin escape on Cameno Island.

Gvixen Signing off, looking forward to the last day of our challenge tomorrow!