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Taking Risks

One of the things that really resonated with me as I’ve been visiting various Next Chapter book club posts is this: risk-taking, from the heart.
In 12 Secrets of Highly-Creative Women, much of the risk-taking that’s talked about is based on the calculated risk. The one that you plan out with your head – hopefully [...]

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Encouragement, One Brave Step, and Inspiration

This week’s Next Chapter topic comes from Chapter 3 of the 12 Secrets of Highly-Creative Women: Following your Fascinations. Jamie asks us to share what helps us find the courage to take the risks necessary to make our dreams come true, and then challenges us to take one brave step towards our dreams.
Encouragement
I believe [...]

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The Next Chapter: Secret #1 – Acknowledging Your Creative Self

I’m very excited to be starting off my blogging year as part of The Next Chapter blogging book club. It was pure synchronicity; I discovered the Next Chapter site for the current book, The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women, yesterday and I realized, “I have that book!” So I dashed off an email to [...]

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Back from Disney!

Not, of course, that we’ve actually been in Disney all this time since I last posted here (I wish!). Deadlines and then the holidays managed to consume me for most of December – and I hadn’t signed on for NaBloPoMo so had nothing to push me to keep blogging (stuff like that works with me [...]

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Wisdom

Wow. More inspiration. I found this at Jamie’s blog, Starshyne Productions, and it was absolutely inspiring. What we can achieve! And so much experience, so much wisdom.
Click here to watch the video.
And then there’s Jamie’s beautiful blog post on being present, choosing life. I loved reading about her breakthrough.
This is two days in a [...]

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Morning Pleasures

Photo credit: Carter Perrier

It’s been a beautiful morning – not sunny, kind of grayish, actually, but I sat in bed with my morning coffee and just luxuriated in the cool, crisp breeze coming in through the windows.
One thing I’ve been doing throughout this past “deadline” crunch week is making the time in the mornings [...]

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Inspired

It feels like Friday to me. Well, maybe not Friday – more like “the end of the week”, whatever flavor that is. And most of all, I am feeling inspired and moved and very much in alignment.
This week, I have come full circle. Unexpectedly, but then again, I started off the week with the decision [...]

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