Yesterday we had lunch while most people were still eating breakfast. In the beginning waking up early seemed like a hard and uncertain investment... It’s dark and cold and bed is so nice and no one is there to guarantee to you it’s “worth it” in some way.
From my experience it has been statistically very valuable to choose to be up early :) It’s when I do my best thinking. It’s beautiful light and less people, and better conditions for surfing, diving, and shooting photos. It’s experiencing what others often miss. I say that as someone who woke up at 4 and is watching the most incredible sunrise right now.
Bottom line - I wouldn’t be a morning person for something I’m not passionate about. It’s excitement with a side of self discipline. Voluntarily waking up earlier to first do something I love, is more fulfilling than that extra time in bed - zero coffee or extra alarms required☺️
Photo by @jacques_crafford
I have thought my entire life I needed seas or mountains, or magnificent city lights to be happy. Truth is; I do not care where I am as long as I have you. -Poindexter
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“Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.” ~Stephanie Marshall 🐛🦋 I love this quote so much, because so often I find myself wanting to skip the transformation stage and change myself without any hard work or painful process. But in the end, it’s like putting fake wings on a butterfly. Unauthentic and fake. Change is usually never easy, even if it’s something you know without a doubt you want. Or maybe it’s just me. 😉 But I love the idea and example of a caterpillar that turns into a butterfly. Seasons long. Painful. Exhausting. BUT. Beautiful. Beneficial. An upgrade for sure. ❤️
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