Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Appreciating What You Have

Today at lunch time I decided to go for a walk as it's blazing hot sunshine in Aberdeen and I wanted some vitamin D to take me from blue to white - Scottish people don't tan we just defrost! I was also hoping for some blogging/Instagram inspiration but lol I work in an industrial estate and that was never going to happen!  

I ended up walking a different direction than I normally do because I'm totally crazy and wanted a change. I found this cute little bridge and this is where my inspiration for today's impromptu post came from! 











































When I decided to go under the bridge (anyone else got the Red Hot Chill Peppers song in their head?) and see where it took me I wasn't sure what I was expecting! I knew I was close to the ocean as I can see it close to where my office is but I didn't realise just how close I was! A ten minute walk from my office took my to these beautiful sights that I didn't even know were right on my doorstep! 































































How gorgeous are these views? And I didn't even know they were there! I felt a million miles away from reality even though work was just a ten minute walk away. 

This post was supposed to be about appreciating what you have even if it is just small, like finding a beautiful view to look at like I did today, your boyfriend making you coffee while you shower in the morning (thanks Davie) or maybe a call from a friend. But also not forgetting the bigger things like having a job (even though you might loathe going to), having a roof over your head and a caring family around you. All these things are so important but can so easily be taken for granted! 




Todays walk by the coast really made me stop and think about the more important things in life! 

"Happiness is not about getting what you want; it's about appreciating what you have."

This was a bit of a different post for me today but something that I thought was important to talk about. 

Love, 

Sophie x 


Did you see my previous post? What's Inside My Travel Bag

37 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  2. Stunning photo!! xx

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  3. Such a great post!

    XO
    Molly
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  4. Stunning photography! How amazing that those views are 10 minutes down the road from work! :O I'd love to live by the sea! x

    Victoria | http://victoriaahelenn.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you! It's great not being far from the beach!

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  5. Fantastic pictures! Totally agree, I always try to be grateful and appreciate everything in my life.

    xo
    www.carinavardie.com

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  6. A thought provoking read so thanks for sharing, I definitely need to remind myself of your final quote more often!

    www.Barely There Beauty.com | British Beauty & Lifestyle blog

    xx

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    1. It's sometimes so easy to forget what we already have than to appreciate it!

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  7. Such a beautiful post! I definitely agree it's super important to appreciate everything you have! x

    TOUCHOFGUCCI // BLOGLOVIN

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  8. breath taking pictures!

    Have a great day!
    Animated Confessions

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  9. such a beauty!
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  12. Breathtaking views! I love a good nature stroll..
    Omnivogues

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  13. wow looks so gorgeous!! Such a great message too! Have a great day babe!!
    XO JNESS
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  14. I love these kind of posts, sometimes you just need to take a moment and remember how lucky you are. Lovely pictures too, i always love being by the coast.

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  15. Love these pictures - I love being by the sea, I find it so peaceful and it's the perfect place to clear you're head!

    Hayley xo
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  16. i always try to start my day by telling myself what i'm grateful for and the last thing i think about before i go to sleep is what my day so special and it helps so much. also, your photography is amazing.


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  17. What a beautiful place! Love your words :)
    Nati xx
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