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Through practice, these agreements transform our relationship with others and with ourselves, as we engage in positive practices that serve to increase joy, peace and love throughout our lives. Christy and I made part of the memory bracelets so that we could wear them ourselves and that would help us live the wisdom of Don Miguel Ruiz`s book The Four Accords. Every day, one of the chords seems to come out more than the others, and it constantly changes and evolves, just as our own travels change and evolve. I love what we do and I love what we create. Christy and I use jewelry as our medium to reach the world and spread our messages. Our messages are our truths… how we see the world. We are on a creative journey of expression and exploration of how to achieve our own balance between body and mind. While we search, we share our knowledge through our jewelry. We share our stories through what we create. It`s like the real me is at the center of a tornado.

I am the quiet, clear centre, I don`t belong to anything, and nothing belongs to me. All the labels, the things, the colors of life that I seem outwardly swirl in the winds that surround me. We are nature girls in the heart, so flying to the U.S. and starting our journey in a concrete parking lot outside the San Francisco airport made us feel a bit of our element. Lately, I`ve only worn flip flops in Bali, and a few days I don`t leave the house with anything at all. That`s what we both do. It has something to do with putting my feet on the bare earth and bringing to the ground the energy of Mother Nature that helps me get through the days without feeling overwhelmed or out of control. In these days when technology is changing life so quickly, I feel like I can barely compete. The case in the United States, after being in Bali, takes him home.

I feel like I`m blinking and there are new updates I need to know how to install on my phone, then I blink again and I recognize that my device looks like an antique. I have an iPhone 4. I wonder if I should put this in a museum and join in 2016 with an upgrade. Then I look down and I realize that I forgot my flip flops in the last restaurant I went to and where I didn`t even have shoes… Not so long ago, I wasn`t sure I`d keep juggling. And I asked the question: “How do you know when to go on, push a little harder and further, and when to stop and leave?” It was not an easy question. And the answer? “Are you excited about what you`re doing? Do you like it? If this is the case, keep pushing. If not, stop and leave. Right now, we`re in the middle of a three-week soul trip for our business. We make many sacrifices to be on this journey, and it seems that the greater our sacrifices, the greater the depth of experiences and opportunities we have. Sometimes it`s amazing and expansive to run your own business, and some days it can be difficult, like it`s crushing you.

When you create something from scratch, you have to wear a lot of hats and the process can be like an act of juggling. Throw in the extra life and mix it with the unpredictability of each day and the external forces, and the journey can seem much like a roller coaster. The wisdom of don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills` bestseller The Four Agreements is as powerful as it is simple: and today, as we bonded with nature, barefoot on the beach in California, we knew it. Today, we are doing our best. We expect a lot of ourselves on this journey, and today we do it, no matter how fast we go. Please note that comments need to be approved before they are published, but I don`t feel bad about it. I don`t even feel like I have to make up so much. I think I deal with a lot of important things in life, and when I let go and realize that I may not be as fast as the rest of the tech storm around me, I feel good.

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