The Physics of the quest: 30 Days

This blog post is based on two things really, the first being that I recently watched Eat, Pray, Love again for the I don’t know how manieth time. I’ve lost count really but I still love the complex simplicity with which that movie is written and how relatable the main character’s struggle is throughout the movie. Secondly, that and the fact that I have on several occasions recently been accused of being ‘too indrawn’ and ‘not personal enough’. This post is the first in a 30 day blog challenge series of posts titled ’30days of me’. A series I discovered through another blogger after I googling my favourite Eat, Pray, Love quote, which reads:

“I’ve come to believe that there exists in the universe something I call “The Physics of The Quest” — a force of nature governed by laws as real as the laws of gravity or momentum. And the rule of Quest Physics maybe goes like this: “If you are brave enough to leave behind everything familiar and comforting (which can be anything from your house to your bitter old resentments) and set out on a truth-seeking journey (either externally or internally), and if you are truly willing to regard everything that happens to you on that journey as a clue, and if you accept everyone you meet along the way as a teacher, and if you are prepared – most of all – to face (and forgive) some very difficult realities about yourself… then truth will not be withheld from you.” Or so I’ve come to believe.”

I love this quote mostly because I have learned it to be true. And so I’m hoping to not only revive my writing but also to achieve an element of self discovery over the next 30 days. The challenge is really simple, please re-blog it if you like.

30 days of me challenge:

Day 1- Recent picture of you and 15 interesting facts about yourself
Day 2- The meaning behind your blog name
Day 3- A picture of you and your friends
Day 4- A habit you wish you didn’t have
Day 5- A picture of somewhere you’ve been
Day 6- Favorite superhero and why
Day 7- A picture of someone/something that has the biggest impact on you
Day 8- Short term goals for this month and why
Day 9- Something you’re proud of in the past few days
Day 10- Songs you listen to when you are happy, sad, bored, hyped, mad
Day 11- Another picture of you and your friends
Day 12- How you found out about blogger and why you have one
Day 13- A book you are reading now and why you like it
Day 14- A picture of you and your family
Day 15- Put you iPod on shuffle…first 10 songs that play
Day 16- Another picture of yourself
Day 17- Someone you would want to switch lives with for one day and why
Day 18- Plans/dreams/goals you have
Day 19- Nicknames you have and why you have them
Day 20- Someone you see yourself marrying or being with in the future
Day 21- A picture of something that makes you happy
Day 22- What makes you different from everyone else
Day 23- Something you crave for a lot
Day 24- Give a bucket list
Day 25- What I would find in your bag
Day 26- What do you think about your friends
Day 27- A page of favorites
Day 28- A picture of you from last year and now…how have you changed since then
Day 29- In this past month what have you learned
Day 30- Why did you decide to do this challenge




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