3am, The time of creatives, witches, insomniacs & workaholics.
I am experiencing the weirdest life transition, in the most welcoming way. It feels as if I have been swimming in murky water for the last 3 years. Not drowning per say but slowing loosing visibility of myself and my direction. Silencing the instinctive voice of my subconscious because I had simply stopped listening to it.
The beauty of life however is that no matter the path you are on, no matter how long or difficult it may be, no mater how much of your energy has been taken, you can change it. Steer course in a different direction. Find fresh water.
My Dad use to take me hiking when I was little, he would take me on trails teaching me basic survival skills (I had a dramatic childhood lol) He would always stress to me never to drink stagnant water. I realized over the last few months that stagnant energy like stagnant water is poisonous.
Denying oneself is saying that your base needs and wants are not important. For the last few years I have found myself bending my own rules, ignoring my better judgment because it was easier then trying to make the people around me understand why I work the way I do, believe what I believe and conduct my life the way I do. I started feeling as if I was crazy as one by one people started dropping out of my life. It always hurt but it always made sense in hindsight. As I lay here thinking of the incredible like minded souls left in my life I realize that 2017 could be my most important year yet.
After having submerged my soul in fresh water, reconnecting with not only who I am but what I stand for I feel stronger and motivated. Not only that for the first time in a long while I feel appreciated, protected and valued. I am excited and ready for all that next year has to offer, only NEW mistakes, lessons, successes and outlooks. I wish the same to you.
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To start the year off right I am giving away 1 Beach Cult swimsuit of your choice (from the SA Fashion Week runway) (Size and stock dependent). A photo-shoot by photographer Rizqua Barnes with make up by Tia Honey in your Beach Cult swimwear. As well as a Dermistem Facial and gift. All valued at R4000
Photo-shoot needs to be redeemed between Friday the 13th Of January 2017 and March 10th 2017
Swimsuit needs to be chosen at the BeachCult store, shop F46, The Watershed, V&A Waterfront. and can be chosen after announcement of winner.
Simply download and post your fave image from my recent photo-shoot with Beach Cult, Rizqua and Tia on instagram with a positive message and #TLRbeauty please tag all concerned in your post (tags bellow)
Ensure you are following @MsTracyLeeRosslind @beachcultct @rizqua_barnes @tiahoneymakeup & @Dermistem
-You may only enter once a day
-Competition closes Friday the 30th at 12pm
-Winner announced on Friday the 30th at 2pm
- Must be Cape Town Based or able to fly themselves to Cape Town for shoot.
- You MUST have done all the requirements of entry for your submission to be valid.