Who’s excited about the official start to summer today? I know I sure am! With the solstice today, I am finding myself pretty busy with making summer plans at the moment. Our big annual family trip to India goes down in late July and we’re already hard at work planning what we’re doing, which places we’re visiting and of course how much fun we’re going to have; 5 weeks of Sun, Pool, Family-time and delicious food!
That’s our trip to India booked for this Summer! Can’t wait to see my Dad after 1.5 years ♡ #Quotes #inspiration #motivation #empowerment #PersonalDevelopment #Life #Lifestyle #Abundance #DesignTheLifestyleYouDesire #growth #reflection #LifeCoach #gratitude #selflove #selfworth #success #mindset #goalsetting #selfgrowth #dailyinspiration #personaldevelopment #personalgrowth #TheMindfulLife #BlissfulForties
Today celebrates Summer solstice – first day of Summer. It’s the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere when we enjoy the most sunlight and the shortest night. The sun rises to its maximum height, bathing the Arctic Circle – including parts of Sweden, Finland, Norway, and all of Iceland – in twenty-four hours of daylight. Being born and brought up in Norway, I remember growing up; we used to celebrate this day with a bonfire, bbq, beer (ever tried brewing your own with hoplex brewery equipment?) and being outdoors all day and night long. It was magical!
It’s only this morning I realised and remembered how excited I used to be for this day. Over the years, life had taken over (as it does) and I had completely forgotten about the importance of this day in my childhood, but I will make sure this doesn’t happen again!
And most importantly; I will create a new tradition and celebrate this day – every year with Khushi – in an attempt to keep my childhood memories alive ♡
Khushi’s will soon break off school, the weather is getting warmer and it’s simply time to relax and recharge.