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GET RICH OR DYE TRYIN’

“Sacred success means pursuing your soul’s purpose for your own bliss and the benefit of others, while being richly rewarded.”

B A R B A R A STANNY

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With Spring Equinox and Aries season upon us, the time to refresh and re-create is here. That being said, what better time than the first day of spring, to implement something new and beneficial in our lives! Here are 5 simple ways to create abundance in your life. Let’s step into spring with a re-purposed purpose, living lives we love:

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1. Get Quiet or Take A Retreat

I recently decided to write to my friends on Facebook how I was feeling in a moment of presence. It read something like “we all out here making a name for ourselves, grinding. I get it. Idk ’bout you, but sometimes I don’t make time for others, or I shut them out. As of lately I feel like I’m more sensitive to this and the real importance of setting aside time for others.” I was amazed by the long lost friends who responded wanting to get together and reconnect, as well as the kindred spirits who mentioned they’ve been feeling the same.

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2. Hang with Kindred Spirits

Something so essential but easily disregarded was overlooked in my foggy mind. Human connection. I can honestly say this month I realized the importance of setting aside adequate time to retreat, quiet the mind and surround myself with loved ones. This allows one to listen to what the body’s trying to tell you while bringing divine inspiration to conversation. If I didn’t slow down, I would’ve overlooked many things that have recently led to my favorite ah-ha moments. 

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3. Harness Your Female Energy

After a back injury that left me pretty much immobile, I was forced to pause and reflect on why I stood here, motionless. My untamable masculine energy kept telling my mind you’re strong, keep going. I pushed, over-extended and injured myself because I was too busy ‘doing ‘and not allowing the wise feminine energy to move through me. True feminine power is when you know who you are, what you want and unapologetically express that to the world!

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4. What’s Your Purpose?

I found a few months ago I was placing my focus in all the wrong places. I loved what I was doing but my purpose behind which had deterred to profit. I got lost in the numbers game that is social media. The very goal I set out with was to be great while helping others achieve greatness. For my birthday this month, I got away to the Sequoia’s. By getting back to nature and pausing, I was reminded of the original me, helping me to move away from profit to purpose. 

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5. Embrace Your Fears

I recently began talking on the phone with a high school friend. I sat and listened to him recall all his recent struggles and the traveling he did in attempt to find his purpose. One thing he mentioned was knowing all along who he was and what he was meant to be. He realized he became afraid of his own greatness. This hit home for me as well, as I’ve been self-destructive at times. Hearing him said that healed me as I’m sure it helped heal him. 

Key to Success for spring: Explore your fears. Successful, confident or working towards it, we all struggle with self-doubt and fear. The only difference here in becoming successful is allowing oneself to feel the fear and run towards it anyway. So be a warrior. Don’t be afraid of your greatness. Harness it!

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So I leave you with this…what’s keeping you from being great?

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All photos taken by Morgan Ryan.

Shot around East Los Angeles and The Getty.

For a more in depth look at cultivating abundance this Spring, click here to listen to the full Podcast via Astrostyle.

40 thoughts on “GET RICH OR DYE TRYIN’

  1. SavvyGreyStyles says:

    What a great post. Sometimes we all forget to unplug. And time away from electronics have been my most productive times.
    Jennifer SavvyGreyStyles

  2. Miss Salinas says:

    Great advice, loved reading your post. Channeling my warrior energy as I’m writing. The visuals are beautiful, you look so pretty. I forgot how breathtaking the Getty is, i may have to go and shoot there xx

  3. Coco says:

    Hello gorgeous! Your post was super motivational. I appreciated you talking about embracing our feminine energy and about facing our fears. Very wise babe! Baci, Valeria – Coco et La vie en rose FASHION & BEAUTY

  4. simplygailg says:

    Such a lovely post hon. It’s amazing how we all go through these moments of self-realization and then we may go right back to our old habits and have to check ourselves again. Lately, I’ve been taking more and more breaks from social media to focus on other things. It can be so stressful sometimes. Keep doing what you’re doing babe. You’re definitely headed in the right direction.

  5. thomasfalkenstedt says:

    Thank you for such a deep and inspiring post! Facing, harnessing and then embracing your fears to make something useful out of them is one of the best things you can do in life and something I’ve been working on the last couple of years and it most certainly has paid off in regards to who and where I am now!
    xoxo
    Thomas

    http://thomasfalkenstedt.com

  6. Kristina Williams says:

    I love this so much. I need to unplug more than I already do. I think becoming a mother has made me explore a lot of sea doubt and fear, but I have to overcome it really quickly so I can be a good parent to my girls!

  7. Dom says:

    Another beautiful post girl! You truly know how to write and these photos are stunning! Love love love the locations! Happy spring girl!
    xoxo, Dom

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