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What do you want to be known for?

What do you want to be known for?

Such a beautifully powerful question to ask yourself on a regular basis, don’t you think? I love the idea of a legacy, and being mindful of the things you want others to feel about you. For me it is not about what others ‘think’ of me, that is none of my business. It is about how I make others feel, how my child feels about me and what they know me for, what the world around me knows me for. Such a lovely thing to ponder and journal or list.

Danielle LaPorte has such a way with few words, the way she sends them out into the world to tantalise your brain waves and create a little magical thinking! What do you want to be known for? Lets make a list together. Here are some ideas to get you started, do you want to be known for:

♡ Making people feel special, and significant.

♡ Being kind when nobody else takes the time.

♡ Remembering birthdays.

♡ Making people laugh.

♡ Donating to charity.

♡ Your warm home filled with love and laughter.

♡ Always being your true self, being authentic and real.

♡ Being the parent who does their best everyday, keeps it real and doesn’t judge other parents.

♡ Your generosity.

♡ Stepping up and speaking up for the things that matter to you.

♡ Creating something beautiful with your hands.

♡ Being a good listener.

♡ Always keeping secrets.

♡ Bringing people together to create memories.

♡ Wearing colour when everyone else is wearing black.

♡ Taking and sharing meaningful photos.

♡ Cooking for others with love.

♡ Your smile.

♡ Owning your story.

♡ Always telling the truth.

What do you want to be known for?

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2 Comments

  • Reply Sammie @ The Annoyed Thyroid September 22, 2015 at 8:39 am

    I want to be known for making other people smile, being kind, being a good listener and of course, cooking for others! But that’s just for starters! This is a list of the best kind! xx

    • Reply admin November 3, 2015 at 8:01 am

      OH you are already known for these things don’t you worry!! xx
      Plus a whole lot more!

    Your words matter, I would love to hear your thoughts xx