You might not be ready – not an excuse

I'm getting so many nuggets from Big Dreams Daily Joys by Elise Blaha Cripe.   This  nugget is about "stop waiting until you're ready."  Yep, just start.  She uses the example of a child learning to walk.  Lots of trial and error.  Success, falls, cry and back at it.  Children do not decided today is the … Continue reading You might not be ready – not an excuse

Don’t be rigid and brittle

Changes (in life) are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.                                       by Gail Sheehy I am reading a daily meditation book and a few of … Continue reading Don’t be rigid and brittle

3 Day Quote Challenge – Day 3

Losing the plot nominated me for the 3 day quote challenge.  Ritu over at But I Smile Anyway also nominated me. Thank you ladies! This challenge was easy as I love a good quote. I have a Pinterest board of them now, but before that I wrote them down in a journal.  Day 1 and day … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge – Day 3

What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

Unbelievable we are starting another year!  I started doing my favorites from the past month last year and now I am cruising into year two. Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and Happy New Year. Here goes what caught my eye last month during the holiday rush! There is something about the clean lines and … Continue reading What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

Idea for moving forward with…….

I listened to a podcast over at me and Orla with Xanthe Berkeley.  They discussed creativity and how we often set ourselves up to fail and how to combat that. We often compare ourselves to someone already established. Not taking into account that they might have spent years as a beginner practicing their art.  The only person … Continue reading Idea for moving forward with…….

Learning opportunities other people give us – freely!

I think we have all heard "what you often see or dislike in others is something you should be working on in yourself."  Well, this happened to me recently - along with countless other times in my life - but this time  I caught myself right away. I could feel myself filling up with angry … Continue reading Learning opportunities other people give us – freely!

Gurus and mentors – what can they do for us?

I recently listened to a podcast on Gurus (you can substitute mentors here) on how we can learn from them.  We often seek them out or they appear when we need them.  I also think we have mentors all around us.  People who are courageously pushing their boundaries, exploring new worlds and creating the life … Continue reading Gurus and mentors – what can they do for us?