The seventeenth of August 2019

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It is ok to take some personal space sometimes to recharge. This weekend, make sure you carve out some time just for you to spend with yourself.

It is ok to break off for a bit and join back when you are ready.

The fifth of August 2019

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I have said it before when I am running late, and I will likely say it again in the future. Sometimes, if you save something until the very last minute, it only takes a minute to do.

With 45 minutes to spare!

The twelfth of July 2019

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Earlier this year, the twelfth of February to be precise, I reported that a friend of mine in San Francisco worked in an office that employed a herd of goats to do some landscaping around that building. Indeed, goats can digest all sorts of plants that are poisonous and quite a nuisance to humans. In fact, the digestive and grazing abilities of goats are now being employed to fight wild fires in California. With increasing wild fires brought on by the climate crisis, herds of goats are increasingly being called upon to clear out brush and areas at high risk of fires. Using goats in this way is totally green, as herbicides can be detrimental to the environment, and mowing equipment uses fossil fuels and creates air and noise pollution. Additionally, goat herds are low risk and more economical – in Laguna City, California where goats have been clearing brush for nearly twenty years a safety report estimates that a man-powered clearing crew costs $28,000 per acre while a herd of goats costs only $500. Goats may not be able to solve all of our problems, or the climate crisis, but every effort definitely helps!

From empathy to environmentalism – aren’t goats amazing?

The eleventh of July 2019

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Although there is much to worry about in the world, there are many reasons to be hopeful. Momentum for a better world is building more and more everyday, just look around.

Do not get complacent, do not stop fighting, but also do not give up hope.

The ninth of July 2019

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It is perfectly acceptable to take up space in the world. You are an amazing and deserving of acceptance and respect. I have been really inspired lately, surprisingly, by recent sports events and want to share an amazing quote from an amazing woman:

Putting yourself out there is hard, but it’s so worth it. I don’t think anyone who has ever spoken out, or stood up or had a brave moment, has regretted it. It’s empowering and confidence-building and inspiring. Not only to other people, but to yourself.

-Megan Rapinoe

Always use your platform to bring positivity and goodness in the world.

The eighth of July 2019

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Sometimes it may not feel like it, but I assure you, your hopes and dreams as within reach.

Keep reaching for the stars and you’ll get there eventuality

The sixth of July 2019

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Two years ago, I was spending some time on the internet (to be honest, as I do everyday). I came across the most magnificent collection of portraits photographs by Kevin Horan, published in the Guardian. This was before the Goat of the Day blog, perhaps even before I thought about specializing in goat photography and understanding the connection between positive vibes and goats. I was totally inspired, and many people have shared these photographs with me since. One of the best parts about starting Goat of the Day is that people share the goats they come across in their lives or on the internet with me. So, today’s goat of the day comes courtesy of Kevin Horan and the Guardian. I hope that you all find inspiration somewhere this weekend.

Meet Lily, the goat of the day. Maybe one day, I will be so lucky as to take goat portraits in such a setting.

The fifth of July 2019

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I hope that you all are having a fabulous Friday and have an amazing weekend ahead.

Sometimes, the less you say the more you say.

The twenty seventh of June 2019

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The best experiences I have had are when I have allowed myself to let the odd bits shine out. It is hard to be vulnerable sometimes, and so often we are wrapped up in perceived competitions or over-worried about acceptance that the face we show the world isn’t really our own, but a face we think the word wants to see. Perhaps consider letting that shit go and just showing the world your face every now and then. It might lead to something wonderful.

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It is absolutely ok for you to do you ❤