The other day, someone asked me to describe my perfect day. To inspire you to think about your perfect day, here is a little snapshot of mine.

I wake up naturally just before dawn. As I open my eyes, I can see the sun slowly starting to make its way in. Still lying in bed, I hear our pup Bond snoring. I know the minute I step out of bed onto the old, creaky floorboards of our converted barn, he will be wide awake. I lie in bed for a moment enjoying the calm. Then, I get up and get dressed. As I make my way down from our first-floor bedroom, Bond is waiting at the bottom of the stairs. I greet him with a smile and a cuddle. He returns the greeting with a lot of tail wagging and enthusiastic face licks. That is my morning face wash complete.

I pull on my hat, jacket, and waterproof hiking boots. I grab the leash and we make our way outside. It's a beautiful, frosty, autumn morning. As we go for our usual walk around the local vines and forests, the sun starts to make its way up. We stop to admire it in the usual spot where it spreads a golden glow over the valley. It's breathtaking.

Once we are back home, Bond gets his well-deserved breakfast. I grab a thermos of herbal tea and get in the car to head to the stables. The stables are quiet. The horses have been fed and there isn't a soul to be seen. I say good morning to my Mickey and prepare him for our ride. We start it with a stretchy walk amongst the vines. Mickey is a little fresh with the cold but still calm and relaxed. We make our way to the indoor arena for our training session. Throughout it, it feels like we're floating above the air in perfect harmony. It's bliss.

I cool him down, put him out in his field with his mates, and make my way home. I have a simple lunch at home whilst Bond remains asleep on my feet under the table. After, I head to the study with a cup of coffee for my afternoon of writing. I work on my book. I play with some poetry. Finally, I interact with my loving community online. My creativity is flowing and my feel-good vibes are high. I feel fulfilled with the day's work.

Before dinner, it's time for Bond's evening walk. My husband and I call this the 'Newsonen Family Walk' as we try to do the evening walk together as often as possible. Bond chases some deer, jumps in the stream, and does some happy sprints on the way back up to the house. After all, he knows he's about to get dinner. As for me, I go upstairs to shower and get ready for date night. My husband and I head to our favorite local restaurant for some savory delights.

Later, once we're back home, we have an Old Fashioned cocktail by the fireplace. It's cozy and comfy. It's the perfect way to end the perfect day.

Now, it's your turn.

If you were to describe your perfect day, what would you say? What would the day entail? Where would you be? Who would you be with — or would you rather be alone (there is nothing wrong with a solitary soul)?

Would this perfect day be in a particular season or would the weather be something specific? What kind of things would you see or notice around you? Would there be any particular scents or smells? Would you hear something particular, like your favorite song, birds singing, or the water of the stream splashing?

How would you feel on this perfect day? Ecstatic and giggly? Or calm and content? Or, would you feel a bit of everything throughout the day?

Think about it. Journal about it. Draw it.

Don't worry, you won't be held accountable for this perfect day for the rest of your life. It may be that next week or next year, your perfect day will look a little or a lot different. That's ok. Your visions, hopes, and dreams evolve just like you do. For now, just focus on visualizing your perfect day based on what you most desire right now.

When you have a description or visual of your perfect day, think about how you could make it happen. What could you bring from your perfect day into today or tomorrow? What could you do tomorrow or this weekend to bring a little more of that perfect day into your reality? Small steps turn into big steps. All you have to do is to take the first step.

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The other day, someone asked me to describe my perfect day. To inspire you to think about your perfect day, here is a little snapshot of mine.

I wake up naturally just before dawn. As I open my eyes, I can see the sun slowly starting to make its way in. Still lying in bed, I hear our pup Bond snoring. I know the minute I step out of bed onto the old, creaky floorboards of our converted barn, he will be wide awake. I lie in bed for a moment enjoying the calm. Then, I get up and get dressed. As I make my way down from our first-floor bedroom, Bond is waiting at the bottom of the stairs. I greet him with a smile and a cuddle. He returns the greeting with a lot of tail wagging and enthusiastic face licks. That is my morning face wash complete.

I pull on my hat, jacket, and waterproof hiking boots. I grab the leash and we make our way outside. It's a beautiful, frosty, autumn morning. As we go for our usual walk around the local vines and forests, the sun starts to make its way up. We stop to admire it in the usual spot........

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