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Entries Tagged as 'Start Your Week with Joy'

Sometimes we need to just let go, just be

September 25th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Go for long walks, indulge in hot baths, question your assumptions, be kind to yourself, live for the moment, loosen up, scream, curse the world, count your blessings, just let go, just be.   – Carol Shields When it all becomes too much to bear – how do you retreat? Being kind to ourselves is [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Start Your Week with Joy

Joyful Jubilant Learning – fashionably late to the party…

September 17th, 2007 · No Comments

It seems I am perpetually late to parties. I am not late to meetings. I normally manage to meet all my deadlines. I arrive at the dentist on time (even early, as happened recently!) But parties? I don’t know what it is, but by the time I arrive, the party is in full swing, the [...]

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Tags: Chatting with kindred spirits · Hmmm... · Joyful Jubilant Learning · Reinvention · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much · Start Your Week with Joy

The promise of a wonderful week… full of spring fever and travel

September 3rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

  Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.   -Rumi   This week – the first week of a beautiful spring, I am preparing to go to Melbourne to attend the Business Mums Conference on the weekend – where Chris and [...]

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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

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

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

What is so special about Today?

July 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

What is so special about today? Today is the first day of the rest of your life… Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake. Marie Beyon Ray As another week begins [...]

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Tags: Reinvention · Start Your Week with Joy · Wonder Woman

Start right now – there is no time like the present!

July 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and making a new ending. Maria Robinson Today, all the kids are (finally) back at school after winter holidays. They are regretting the passing of their free time and sleep-ins. I am enjoying the quiet and the ability to play my [...]

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Tags: Getting Still · Noticing Miracles · Start Your Week with Joy · Worthwhile Work

Magical, Miraculous Monday

July 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein I have a sticker blue-tacked above my computer at my desk. It is purple with silver writing and scattered with silver stars. It reads: magic happens [...]

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Tags: Noticing Miracles · Start Your Week with Joy · Wonder Woman

The best place to be in this moment

June 18th, 2007 · No Comments

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. – Oprah Winfrey What are you doing this very moment to put you in the very best place later today, tomorrow, next month and for the [...]

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Tags: Heart and Home · Noticing Miracles · Start Your Week with Joy