10 March 2012

You are AWESOME!

"No one's perfect, but everyone can be awesome!"

{from thegoofymuse on Etsy}

Did you know that today, March 10th every year is the International Day of Awesomeness

I found this out through my friend and inspirationalist Lance Ekum through his collaborative blog The Jungle of Life.

Why March 10th? Well, the organizer, Kevin Lawver, says that March 10th is Chuck Norris' birthday. Not because of Chuck himself, but because it is just such an awesome day!

They encourage Feats of Awesomeness and even have a Twitter account where people are registering their thoughts about being awesome!
{from plateworks on Etsy}
So what can you do to celebrate your awesomeness and the awesomeness of others?

My friend Lance says...
Jump up and down!
Eat ice cream!
Kiss your neighbor! (okay...on second thought, maybe you want to save that one until March 18th...Awkward Moments Day!)
Light a candle!
Do a back flip!
Dance in the streets!
Sing a song!
Tell someone how awesome they are!
{from pumpkinandbutterfly on Etsy}
And I would add...
Write an honest to goodness letter to someone telling them you think they are awesome
{from redvelvetpress on Etsy}
Hug someone you think is awesome
Write a poem to celebrate awesomeness
Cook something tasty...and awesome
{from Papallama on Etsy}
Bake cupcakes, add a candle and blow it out, wishing for more awesomeness this year
Do something special for yourself today because...

You are AWESOME!!  Today...and EVERY day!

(There. I've said it. If you are reading this, you are AWESOME to me!)

{from lemonswithapea on Etsy}

And that is a 'something good'!



Alice said...

How fun! Who knew there was an International Day of Awesomness? And by the way, I think you're awesome too!

Kristi Bowman said...

What an AWESOME post, you're pretty AWESOME yourself miss Erin!!!! We love you!

Penny said...

Thank you for the eye post Erin and the visual extravaganza!! Those are wonderful posters. As I was reading this I realized something I don't think I have ever thought of myself as awesome. My mom who is a wonderful kind and loving lady, always thought that being positive and saying positive things about yourself was bragging, so I think in my subconscious and outward self I didn't ever toot my own horn. I am trying to be better about saying nice things about myself but it is definitely a work in progress.

Have a wonderful weekend!! You are one of my good things today Miss Erin!!! You rock awesome sauce!!!

Lori @ Studio Waterstone said...

Was wondering why I was feeling so AWESOME today. I think I'll take an AWESOME roadtrip and tell a few people how AWESOME they are...like you Erin!. Great post - I mean AWESOME post.

Libby Leuchtman said...

I was feeling rather Awesome Sauce today now I know why!
In my opinion you are totally, without a doubt, radically, AWESOME too!

Off the Beadin' Path said...

I wasn't feeling awesome at all today, but after reading all about being AWeSoME, I think I can go with it! Erin, you are awesome every day, really!! Loved the Hippo in the last picture because that's hubby's nickname for almost his entire life!

Lola said...

The "simple truth" is ... you're AWESOME! =)

Saturday Sequins said...

I was not aware that such a day existed! Well, in honor of such an awesome day... you're totally awesome! <3 I'm so glad I got to know you through the Challenge of Music.

Also, I can't believe I forgot to mention this before -- Zoe Keating wrote back to me about my necklace! She also retweeted my tweet, causing a nice little spike in blog stats for the week. :)

Lance said...

This is so, so cool (and incredibly AWESOME) - the pictures and words you've used - I just LOVE it!!!

I was feeling pretty awesome before I came here...and then...you just made that awesome meter shoot through the roof!!!

Erin...you are awesome to the max!!! I hope you're having a rockin' great day!!!


Therese's Treasures said...

Thanks Erin, You are pretty darn Awesome yourself! Enjoy your weekend.

EB Bead and Metal Works, LLC said...

Thanks Erin! You are one AWESOME person yourself! I hope you had an awesome sauce kinda day!

Erin S said...

Love it! I'm going to post on facebook to all my awesome friends. (they know who they are.) the non-awesome friends will assume they are the awesome ones, even though they aren't, but thats OK. ;-)

JeannieK said...

Awesome post. Love all the photo's and BTW, you're awesome..no, no you're awesome, no you are!

SoulsFireDesigns said...

I have to say, Erin, that you are one of the most awesome people I have ever known! And we've never even met! Thank you for sharing this post full of awesome :)

Kris Lanae Binsfeld said...

Awwweeeee, I missed International Day of Awesomeness! I love it! What a fabulous day and a fantastic post! Love it! Thanks for sharing! :-) Kris

My Life Under the Bus said...

Bahaha!!! That was AWESOME - enjoy your celebrations!!!


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