At 43 years old, during the summer of 2014, I found myself sitting on the steps outside my house. It was the perfect Norwegian summer’s day and I found myself fondly observing my two children laughing and playing contently in their blow-up swimming pool. Strangely, at that moment, I came to the realization that something was not quite right in my life. It struck me like lightning and could not be ignored: Even though I found myself existing in the life I had always dreamt of, the only thing occupying my mind were the constant thoughts of duty; I was obsessing over possible opportunities to get back inside the house and get something done.
I was absolutely incapable of simply enjoying the fantastic moment that I found myself in. I was living my life like a whirlwind, with countless chores and To-Do lists. Days flew by and weeks drifted away into oblivion – If only I could be more efficient, work-out more, put in more time at work, lose some weight, get more done at home; then life would be better. But upon sitting there on the stairs, contemplating that moment, I realized that the whirlwind is a menacing little devil – It ensures that you are busily occupied, missing out on your own life. I decided then and there to alter course in my life – I had no inclination of how, but knew in every cell in my body that it could not continue like this.
So I took hold of my life by starting a journey in which I simplified my existence and introduced mindfulness into my everyday life. This awakened the potential in me that I never knew I had, and for the first time I let my own creativity create the life I had always dreamed of. Having always been terrified of failure, and constantly steering away from anything that didn’t guarantee success, I completely lost my fear of failure and the inadequacy associated with it. With this limiting mindset out of the way, I could finally discover the person I truly am – I began making conscious choices according to what was important to me, and began shining forth as my absolute self.
During this whole process I wrote a book. ‘’Looking ahead-the will to change’’ reveals what I did and what effect it had on my life. Nothing is hidden from these 14 chapters – I tell you everything; the good, the bad, and the ugly. On this website you can find video courses based on the book, as well as content from similar themes. If you want to join my journey forwards, sign up for my newsletter for a regular dose of love and inspiration - You will immediately receive my top 5 tips to get you started with positive change in your life, based on my book. I want to share my recipe with you – It’s never too late to change the ingredients in your life. There is no better time than the present to start showing yourself and the world how beautiful you are – Are you ready?