Feet On The Ground.

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There’s an old English expression about having your feet planted firmly on the ground.  In other words, you’re practical, realistic and most importantly, sensible.  Ugh.

Hey, I love nature and green grass and the earth as much as the next person, but there are times when it’s really important to head for the stars and forget being sensible.  If all we ever did was listen to the man of reason in us, we’d never change… facts would always be set in stone, everything remain the same.  As Jim Rohn used to say,  “If you don’t like how things are, change them, you’re not a tree.” 

Let me introduce you to Natsumi Hayashi, otherwise known as The Levitating Girl.

She was told she needed to have “her feet planted firmly on the ground”...sound familiar anyone?  But she wanted to have her feet off the ground, to fly, to be imaginative, optimistic and willing to look at life in an entirely different way. To be the complete opposite of how her peers thought she should be.

She took a look at the life offered her by having her feet planted firmly on the ground and basically said..no thanks…not in my world.  And now she’s flying high. All over Tokyo.  They don’t call her the levitating girl for nothing.

She wasn’t going to let anyone else’s beliefs box her in.  She decided who she was going to be and then became it.  Maybe we should all take a look at where we’re boxed in and take a leap of faith our own selves.  For starters I’d like to jump as high as this girl.

Encourage each other.

Love Elle.


Images and website Natsumi Hayashi

Elle Sommer is the author and founder of Live Purposefully Now, a website focused on sharing the insights and ancient wisdom that have collectively changed her life, in the desire to make a meaningful impact on yours. Trained at Coach U and having completed a year long training with Bob Proctor, her mission is to encourage and inspire others to build the business, relationships and life they want. You can also find her on Healthy Natural Oils her new website for helping you get started with essential oils for more natural health, well-being happiness and success in your life!

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