Why The "Its Never Too Late" Attitude Is Essential For Your Success.

Maree Gecks

Posted on May 10 2015

The last blog post I wrote was on the 16th October 2013....  2013!!!

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That wasn't the plan. You see, I was going to blog weekly, share stories, share behind the scenes info & photos, connect with others, write witty & intelligent comments on other blogs, basically, create a gorgeous, huge, online community of similar, fun, yoga loving, travel loving, party loving peeps.  But.... it didn't quite go to plan.

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The truth is, 2014 was not a good year & the last thing I felt like doing was sitting down & writing a blog post about it all.  But when I finally did want to start again, I'd convinced myself that it was too late.  It was too late because people didn't want to hear from me any more, people didn't care about ethical fashion & the treasures I'd found & was so excited about.  I didn't grab the bull by the horns when journalists wanted to write about my story, I couldn't keep up with demand when shops wanted to stock my designs, I shied away from promoting my brand & didn't have the energy to keep up with the dream  I had worked so tirelessly to create.  Basically, I'd f***ed it up & I'd missed the boat. IMG_1902 

But, you know what (& I don't say this lightly, it's taken me 19 months to get here)..... It is NEVER TOO LATE to start over.  Never!  I've got my sparkle back, which means Marzipants has finally got it's sparkle back & we're ready to shout about it.  I've escaped all the crap, moved on & feel as fresh & as invigorated about Marzipants than ever before!

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I spent the first few months of this year in India meeting new craftsmen, making contact with new workshops, designing a new jewellery & yoga bag collection.  I've been speaking to yoga teachers, I've deepened my own yoga & meditation practice. There are so many new items I want to shout about & so much exciting stuff about to happen, but more of that in my next post.  (Or if you really can't wait you can see a few ethical yoga treasures here.)

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I guess what I want to say, is that it really never is too late.  If your passionate about something, if you believe in something, it doesn't matter how long it takes you to get there, it doesn't matter how long you've been putting it off, it doesn't matter what's standing in your way.  All that matters is finally doing it, in whatever small or tiny way that is, but doing something about it today.

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Have you battled with similar problems or setbacks? Is there anything you've been putting off, something you've been wanting to do for ages?  Anything you're now going to make a step to start doing?  I'd love to hear from you, so please share below. Big love, Maree x

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4 comments

  • Maree Gecks: October 05, 2015

    Hi Jodi, thanks so much. I’ve just signed up to your newsletters – love you posts.
    M x

  • Maree Gecks: October 05, 2015

    Just seen this, thank you darling Rachel. Couldn’t do it without amazing people like you in my life. Love you & dream big xxxx

  • Rachel Merritt: October 05, 2015

    You are always an inspiration to me Maree, we have been through a fair bit together and no matter how hard times have been, emotional, difficult, heart breaking, you have an amazing ability to always see the positive somewhere, even if it’s only small – it matters. Always thankful for having you in my life and love you always. Xxx keep up your wonderful work, it’s a great reflection of your hard work and dedication and makes me remember, dreams don’t have to just be dreams xxx

  • Jodi Sky: October 05, 2015

    Beautiful blog post! You are indeed right, it is never to late. Sorry to hear of all the challenges you’ve lived through over the past year. I’m glad that you are moving forward and sharing your inspiring energy with the world. Look forward to reading more from you.

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