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Entries from March 2007

It's Carnival time again at Working Solo

March 29th, 2007 · 4 Comments

The Carnival of Entrepreneurs is being hosted by Leah Maclean over at Working Solo this week. There are some very interesting looking entries in the carnival this week – a couple of which I immediately earmarked to read as soon as I get a chance… things being a "little" chaotic around here at the moment [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Writing my own definition for Success

March 25th, 2007 · 4 Comments

One cannot do right in one area of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in another; Life is one indivisible whole. – Gandhi I have been so full of fear about what success might do to my life and my family that I have been holding back. Afraid to go for it. Afraid [...]

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Tags: Noticing Miracles · Reinvention · Wonder Woman

Getting Still #4 – The learning in change, the change in learning

March 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. -Alvin Toffler Some of us are old masters (or mistresses) of change and reinvention. We’re changing all the time. And we welcome the process (well, most of the time) and the outcome. [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Reinvention

The School Bus and an iPod – brain optional

March 14th, 2007 · 5 Comments

It is NOT cool to read on the bus to school. Apparently. It’s for the unwashed-uncool. So, no way do either of my teens want to be classed in THAT category! But Gorgeous Girl has come up with an inventive solution to that issue of making the time to study. Especially science where she’s currently [...]

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Tags: Why Did I Have Children?

Change is good…. Your Help Requested!

March 13th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Change is good… change is good… change is good! My new mantra. Half the kitchen was ripped out today. No oven, no microwave, no hotplates… dinner tonight is going to challenge my creativity! 3-minute noodles, anyone? Actually, have sandwich press – can do toasted sandwiches! I have never renovated a house I was living in [...]

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Tags: Hmmm... · More Chores? · Watch Out for Those Potholes

Getting Still #3 – Stilling your thoughts

March 10th, 2007 · 6 Comments

To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders Chuang Tzu To get really still is to have a much better chance of really connecting with what matters… We’ve been talking about getting physically still – as Verna put it – Quality Sofa Time… but often even as we sit still, our mind continues [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Heart and Home · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

A Cornucopia of bliss for a book addict…

March 9th, 2007 · No Comments

What a week!  Is it really Friday already?  Friday afternoon to boot! My book review on Do Less, Achieve More by Chin-Ning Chu was published on Joyful, Jubilant Learning on Wednesday, as part of the March Love Affair with Books… I’d love to know what you think, and whether this review would encourage you to [...]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Happy Birthday Cat in the Hat!

March 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Indulge me a little here, if you will… for a trip down memory lane. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss turns 50!  Originally written in 1957, we’re celebrating it today because today is the birthday of Dr Seuss – born on March 2nd 1904…  (he died on September 25th 1991). I grew up [...]

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Tags: Heart and Home

A Love Affair with Books…

March 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?                 ~ Henry Ward Beecher For a self-confessed book addict like myself, my life is a constant love affair with books. Going into a book shop, for me, is like being a child in a lolly shop… total temptation! And [...]

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Tags: Hmmm... · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much