DARING

STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN

Blogging is completely unknown territory to me. I’ve never really followed blogs. I don’t even necessarily consider myself a writer. BUT I do believe that I live an incredibly daring life. Instead of posting it on social media and showing you my highlighted reel, I wanted to express my journey more naturally. I want to empower YOU, but also explain the real struggles that I face throughout my journey.

My most recent change is moving out of Los Angeles. July 28th 2017 I packed up my entire belongings into my car, after selling and donating the most of it, and took off for the proxy 400 mile trip.

Now I’ve moved every year since I was 15 till I was 23. So Los Angeles has been my longest commitment in a very long time. So you’d think I’d already be really good at this, and trust me I am.
Attachment is still something I am working on…

Although I can’t stand the never-ending traffic, the overpriced brunch options, and feeling like I’m at the bottom of the food chain. I left some incredible friends, church and a city that never became boring.

I’ve had some friends tell me how impressed they are with my courage. Courage for leaving everything behind (friends, family, job, etc.) to embark into this unknown territory. And no lie, when I realize what I’m really doing, I wonder if it’s courage, or if I’m just a complete dumbass. Nonetheless I’m starting to realize that this has been a process of intense SELF LOVE.

You wonder why I call it self love
1.Well I’m learning to trust my instincts                                                                                           2. To let go of my comfort zone, and create myself.
3. To accept mistakes, because they do not define my self worth.
4. That I’m only as capable as I allow myself to be.
5. Others opinions only reflect themselves.
6. I’m learning that I’m not only trusting myself, but I have to trust in my God that has never left me.

More importantly, I’m learning that I am destined for greatness, and so are you! Trust me as someone who has dealt with severe depression and no zest for life this is a belief that I have to continuously to work on and only by choosing this belief, do I see the results from it.

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One thought on “DARING

  1. Wow. Talk about reading this at the right time. This is something I really needed to hear! Going out of our comfort zones is one of the most challenging things we can do, but it is incredibly rewarding, and self love plays a huge role in the entire process. Thank you for this Ashton!

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