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Howdy party people!

So, I like to do these things on the reg. (Reg, I have decided is short for regular. Just go with it.)

Sometimes shit gets lost on social media. And I like these journals and scrawlings of tiny moments. To document them in a scrapbook here for you.

Also… if you haven’t checked it out yet… there’s been a few big treasures I’ve shared lately… please do check them out… I am muchos proud of these creations!

Have you checked out any of these treasures yet?

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Now… bae… go get yoself a cup of chai… and let’s have a good catch-up, yeah?

1 girls date

GIRLS DATE AT BUNNNNNNNINGS!!!!!!!

(And LOOOOOK at Beth’s babycino-mustache! I DIE!)

2 womens circle

Awwwwwwwwwwwww yeah… A day I look forward to all month… Women’s Circle!!!!!! I did this painting about 9 years ago. Hunting for this image, I look at all the adventures I’ve had and beautiful souls I’ve met and I am so proud of myself for seeking that out and creating it and also just ridiculously lucky as well. I’m so glad.

When women circle, miracles happen!

3 cranky children

I’ve been up since 6am with the fighting, cranky, yelling children. My ears are broken. I’ve just offered to take the kids out for the morning to give dear husband a break because he is sick. Please let the parenting fairies be with me. Four more hours until I can run away to the office.

4 wellness hub

I did another speaking gig… this time at the Wellness Hub gathering. This is me at buttfuck o’clock waiting to get a hot chocolate and donut… I mean… green smoothie and speed enema. 😉

5 well hub

All set up to speak! Hooray! Gift bags and pop up banners ahoy! Feeling so ducking PROFESH!!!!

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All the lovely ladies at the Wellness Hub… shout out to sweet Imogen who has been to two of my events now… a very devoted fan at just a couple of months old!

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Teaching them a client manifesting meditation I’ve been doing for a few years… I will release to our Academy members soon!

6 girlsquad

Laughing my butt off… I told my team this morning they were like my Girl Squad… so one of them immediately made this… BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

7 out in the world

Have been so out in the world lately… Which has been so good and a lovely change and so good to meet beautiful souls and give awkwardly long cuddles… Aaaaaaand I’ve also used up any extrovert energy and am ready for some solid hermit time in my cave. Routine & quiet creating is my boo 4 lyfe.

9 sonya engagement

And those, right there, are the eyes of a woman in love. Congratulations to my darling BFF and COO @sonyaforrest… Her beautiful partner proposed on her birthday!!!! I’m so happy for them both… She is one of the best people I know, and he is her equal. Two Taureans pledging to love each other under a Scorpio Full Moon. That’s some powerful magic right there. What a blessed day!!!

10 thumbs up

Breakfast in the garden & trying to teach Beth how to do a thumbs up. So close, boo!

11 needle felt

I made this needle felted “painting” a few years ago just before I got pregnant with Beth, and it’s been hanging over Starry’s bed ever since. She adores it! Had to do some repair work on it… The Angels were falling off. This is it all done and ready to hang again. Next, onto a brand new needle felted painting to give to Starry’s kindergarten room.

12 dymaxion map

Made a Dymaxion Map… A little project out of the latest Smith Journal magazine.

13 lest we forget

What I shared on Anzac Day:

I don’t know much of what to say, but I must say something. Thank you for what you did out of love for your families. We remember the suffering, the trauma, the gaping loss, the sweeping pain. May we never know what you knew. May we remember what you taught us. May love, peace, compassion and understanding light the way. Lest we forget. Always love….

14 finished felt

Doesn’t look as scrumptious on phone camera… It’s all wooly and soft and textured IRL. Still here’s a little needed felted wall hanging I made for Ostara’s kindergarten room. Finishing this off gave me something to focus on… I yawned and dislocated my jaw again and haven’t been able to pop it back on. Hypermobility can be a total kick in the vag.

15 in city

I’m in the city
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watching the sun set
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through the buildings.

16 celeste

Holy shot, Celeste Barber is my spirit animal. I spent two hours laughing louuuuudly over every single one of her photos taking the piss out of celebrity social media and showing Chris all my favourites. He thought it was funny the first five minutes… Hours on… Not so much. DON’T CARE I AM SOOOOOOOO IN LOVE.

17 stickers

BE PREPARED TO CREAM YOUR PANTIES!!!!!!! You asked and asked and whinged and asked and requested and asked… And I finally submitted to your dominatrix ways… 2017 diary-planners will come WITH SHEETS OF STICKERS… Commence creaming in 3… 2…. 1……

18 mobile whiteboard

Somebody just put together my new mobile whiteboard! Somebody is making a brand new video studio for teaching new Academy courses! Somebody is hottttttttttttttttt!

19 beth in the paints

Beth got into my paints and dirty paint water today, spilling it on the floor. This is a regular occurrence. My art shit is spread everywhere across the house.

This time, Chris thought it would be funny to play a practical joke on me and pretend to lose his temper over it.

“That’s IT!!! NO MORE PAINTING INSIDE THE HOUSE!!! You and the girls can only paint outside from now on! NO MORE ART IN THE HOUSE!!!”

He totally got me. I took a deep breath in, getting prepared to battle this to the death, inciting my inner Goddess Kali fury…

When he grins at me.

“Just kidding! Ha! That’s positively sacrilegious… Banning creativity in the house! Ha! I know I’d be the one kicked out of the house if I meant that! You were about to pop a gasket when I said that!!!”

And then we laughed and kissed.

And we all lived happily and messily ever after.

20 injured foot

The foot I injured nearly a year ago has been acting up… Making walking & exercising painful…. This afternoon I was feeling particularly achy & sludgy & inflamed & toxic… So I left the kids with husbo and went for a swim and spa and sauna at the local. What a relief. Then treated self to a wander in the bookstore sans children (bliss!) and a juice & salad. I basically feel like one of those stock photos of women laughing with their salad.

That’s it folks – same time + place next time?

HUGE love,

leoniedawson

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Hola baberoonies,

I got to thinking one day…

About how once upon a time, I used to be a broke hippy artist who had big dreams and NO CLUE about how to actually make them happen. I felt like I was without a paddle, without a sail, without the power to navigate the river of life according to my own will.

I kept on telling myself:

“If it’s meant to be, it will find a way…”

“It’s in the stars…”

“Whatever the universe has in store for me….”

We hippies – we have some fucking great-sounding excuses sometimes.

Anything that stops us from moving into our own power, aligning our actions with our intentions + getting our dreams birthed into the world.

10 years ago, I was in a cubicle job and was aching to do something else with my one wild, precious life. I was broke, in a house I didn’t love, and I felt unfulfilled and controlled by the circumstances of life.

Today – as you probably already know – I’m the CEO of a high-profit multi-million dollar company. I adore what I do in the world and will be doing it for the rest of my life. Writing and making art and learning and teaching? That’s the coolest bloody job in the world! I’m financially abundant, get to give cash to some amazing charities, and I’ve been able to craft a lifestyle for my family that fits us best. We’ve spent the last five years “on holiday” – living in beautiful places around Australia, working part-time in my company so I can spend the most amount of my time running after my wild elvin children and perving on the hot husbo. I’m grateful for it all, and I’m grateful for me for creating it. And I know I can create whatever else I want in the world!

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Hahahahahahaha… I tried to find you the best photo
I could of me from ten years ago

and I am left with two thoughts:

1.) I am rad. I love me. Even when I had some mindset habits to transform!

2.) I find it kind of hard to find photos of me from back then that are different from today’s photos of me. Once a bonkerdoodles queen, always a bonkerdoodles queen!

 

So – here’s the thing:

I look back at who I was 10 years ago… in so many ways I am so very different to who I was then.

My habits and my mindset are profoundly different.

And it is NOT the success and the money that has changed them.

Rather – it is because *I* changed my internal pieces that the external parts changed and bloomed and grew.

I remember so profoundly what I used to think about myself and about how life worked and what money was…

and the parts where I was – frankly – wrong.

And I wanted to open up the discussion.

We so often talk about success habits…

but we don’t always talk about the habits that bring us failure… that stop us from birthing our dreams into the world.

And I reckon we need to talk about them – so we can see them when they are happening – and stop them sooner.

So I’m going to run a free workshop training on this. NEXT WEEK.

You should be there, babes!

In this fabulous training, you will learn:

  • My intimate behind-the-scenes story of how I went from broke hippy to millionaire creative.
  • The bad habits I had that were blocking success & abundance (you’re probably doing these too!)
  • The stupidly ridiculous mistakes I made.
  • The essential mindset shifts that supercharged my success.
  • Exactly what you need to do to supercharge yours!

Join us Wednesday, May 4th at 2:00pm US PST / Thursday, May 5th at 7:00am Canberra (handy timezone converter here!) where I’ll take you through what NOT to do in order to become that dream-maker-happener you are meant to be!

Sign up here!

faqs

I can’t make that time. Will you be recording?

Yes. Just sign up and we’ll send it to you.

How do I get the recording?

Just sign up now and we’ll send it to you as soon as it’s released!

Is this just for business people?

Nope. This is for anyone who wants to make their dreams come true.

Are you going to tell me the secret to success is working harder and getting up at 5am?

Oh fuck no. I hate 5am. Well – to be fair – I love 5am as long as I’m sleeping through it.

Also… I am not a “JUST HUSTLE MORE!” kinda gal. I work part-time in my company. I take nights and weekends off. I like my play time. And I also like 9 hours of sleep at night. I reckon you CAN birth your dreams WITHOUT sacrificing sleep or sanity. Or life. That one wild, precious life.

Are you going to sell me on anything?

Nope. Can’t be fucked. I just like to share.

Let’s do this, possums! Talk next week!

 

Big love to you all!
leoniedawson

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So much love,

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