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Entries from August 2007

Making the world a better place, one blog at a time

August 31st, 2007 · 4 Comments

Last weekend, while I was in Noosa escaping from busyness for a couple of days, a wonderful list was born. Priscilla Palmer, from Personal Development Demands Success, started something big… The Personal Development List. And what a list it has turned out to be! Joanna Young put my name on the list rather early and [...]

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Tags: Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Just Breathe…

August 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

The tension. The tightness of muscles. The furrow in the forehead. The clenched fist. The pain in the temples. The thoughts competing in a Grand Prix event in your head. Sometimes what we most need to do is simple. Breathe. More than automatic breathing. Stop and notice your breathing. In. Out. In. Out. Close your [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Noticing Miracles

What are you trading the moments of your life for?

August 27th, 2007 · No Comments

    We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle As we start our week – the last week of winter – I like the reminder that we are what we repeatedly do. This morning, it resonates in my soul – telling me to watch what [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Start Your Week with Joy

Remedy for Writers Cramp

August 19th, 2007 · 5 Comments

To me, writers cramp is when your brain goes into painful spasms trying to write something meaningful, worthwhile and brilliant. Beginner writers may recognise the symptoms… I’ve been getting these cramps lately. Today, I have written about my remedy… Writers Cramp – Tossing Out the Old Rules and Expectations – at Joyful, Jubilant Learning. Please [...]

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Tags: Joyful Jubilant Learning · Noticing Miracles · Reinvention · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much

Stress-Busting Monday!

August 13th, 2007 · 5 Comments

The key to balancing your desire to be at peace with your need to achieve, perform, and earn a living is in recognizing that there’s no such thing as stress; there are only people thinking stressful thoughts. It’s really as simple as that. When you change the way you process the world, the world you’re [...]

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Tags: Noticing Miracles · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much · Start Your Week with Joy

Passing Around Gratitude – and the Thinking Blogger Award

August 11th, 2007 · 3 Comments

It’s about time I acknowledged this award… with deep thankfulness and gratitude. Verna from Out of the Cube deliciously gave me this award – oh my goodness – back in April… I can hardly believe it was that long ago! I believe that is one of the most powerful things anyone could say about my [...]

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Tags: Heart and Home · Noticing Miracles

The Clearing Space 'not worth commenting on'

August 11th, 2007 · 12 Comments

I received a huge slap in the face when I logged on this morning! So much so that I needed to go and do some stuff away from the computer and let my blood pressure go back down again. Simon’s Money Notes conducted an exercise to work out which blogs were “worth commenting on“: The [...]

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Tags: Getting on My Soapbox

A spot of gardening – Erasing catastrophy and chaos

August 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Do you have those days where you’re running before you even get out of bed? Where the more you wake up, the more you think of things that need to get done. Today. Where your thoughts are miles ahead of you, listing, listing all those things you haven’t got around to doing because you’ve been [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Noticing Miracles

This too will pass… sunshine is on the way

August 6th, 2007 · 3 Comments

When you change the way you think, you’ll discover that your sadness, fear, frustration and any other troubling feelings cannot last. Even nature can’t create a storm that never ends. – Wayne Dyer Whenever I am in the midst of one of those terrible storms in my life – you know, where everything seems to [...]

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Tags: Noticing Miracles · Start Your Week with Joy · Watch Out for Those Potholes