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Entries Tagged as 'Calm Space'

Update, news and just keeping in touch

June 11th, 2009 · No Comments

The winds of life often blow us around… and I’ve certainly had my fair share of that lately. Thought I’d do one of those quick update posts about all the bits and pieces. Where I’ve been when I’ve not been here You can still find me around the web, even when I’m not here at [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Heart and Home · Joyful Jubilant Learning · Wonder Woman

The art of conversation…

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

A chat. A natter. A chin-wag. A gossip. A heart-to-heart. A deep and meaningful. A talk. No matter what you call it, a conversation is one of the best ways to connect with people you care about, and even with those you don’t. Rosa would call it ‘Talking Story” and we agree! Hand the talking [...]

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Dance like no one is watching

February 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Dance. Love. Sing. Live… what more is there than this? Vicki Baum said “There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” On the days when we’re feeling a little blah there is nothing like stirring up the blood with a little foot stomping or hip wiggling or shimmy shaking to lift our [...]

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Two birthdays and an adventure…

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The first of October marks two significant birthdays in the world of blogs and online magazines (well, MY world, anyway). The Calm Space celebrates it’s first birthday this month with a huge lineup of prizes, and wonderful articles, ideas and celebrations on the theme of Adventuring. Happy 1st Birthday Calm Space and a huge thank [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Joyful Jubilant Learning

Spring, Reinvention and Calm…

September 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Spring is really in the air here in Brisbane. It’s been the longest winter I can recall for many years and that is making the warm breeze all the sweeter. Spring is all about new growth, renewal, flinging off the layers and getting outside. Already I am feeling much more inclined to clear out cupboards [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Reinvention


July 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. ~E.F. Schumacker I don’t profess to be a genius, and I know that I often tend to complicate matters when I think I am [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Heart and Home

An SOB? Me? Who'd believe it???

June 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

I am honoured, thrilled, and slightly overwhelmed (and just a tad lost for words) at my inclusion on the gorgeous Liz Strauss’ SOB list. (And for the Aussies, nope, not that sort of SOB.) This sort of SOB: It stands for Successful and Outstanding Blogger. And it’s very much a badge of honour. Thank you [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Heart and Home · Noticing Miracles

Thunderplumps and rainbows and other magical things…

May 20th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Hmmm… with a title like that, you’re entitled to think I’ve lost the plot or something. Let me see if I can explain. I love this thing called blogging. And I love the connections that the internet brings my way, that allow me to make friends in far off places. If you’d told me 10 [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Heart and Home · Noticing Miracles

Balancing on the high-wire at The Calm Space

May 9th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Does your life sometimes make you feel like you’re a circus performer? You know, the kind who walks the high-wire (where’s the net?) while simultaneously juggling delicate crystal goblets, flaming fire-sticks and your best china? I know mine does! Sometimes our life seems a hair-breadth from total catastrophe. But somehow, we keep going. The balancing [...]

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What is it that really fires you up?

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Passion is our theme for April at The Calm Space. I’ve had a couple of funny looks from people when I mention it. Passion? Calm Space? It doesn’t really ‘go‘ does it? Here’s why it does… We’re all passionate women who write for The Calm Space (soon to be men too!). And I believe passion [...]

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Tags: Calm Space · Heart and Home · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much