Being a little child is easy… You want something and you scream… Immediately everyone pays attention and you get what you want (just because your expression is loud, annoying and invokes pity and worry). Or you smile. You open those big magical child’s eyes and they melt anyone around you. And you get what you want. Being a little child is simple… When you do not want something, you scream… Immediately everyone pays attention (just because you are loud, irritating and persistent) and they let you have it.
When our homes, car, office etc, become cluttered, other aspects of our lives tend to become gridlocked too. Clutter is both a symptom and a cause of stuck energy. Clutter takes many forms; old holiday cards, mugs or shot glasses, magazines, old books that you will never read again, clothes that no longer fit or are in style. Everything that surrounds you, should be working for you in some way.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could start a relationship with a healthy dose of hindsight leading the way? Now that I am in my second marriage with a second soul mate, I have often thought how lucky I am to be getting a second chance to do things differently. In my first marriage, I was woefully ill equipped. My negotiating skills were non-existent and I lived in a constant state of anxiety trying to keep peace at any cost.
As my late husband's caregiver, I did my best to do my best. For the first two and a half years, I put every bit of energy I could into helping Gary to heal. Often without regard for the cost to my own well being. The end result? I hit a wall of exhaustion which had a major ripple effect on our marriage.
Face Pattern Recognition the Key to Our Inner Blue Print We all read faces and we do so from the moment we meet someone. We search the face for clues that helps us get a sense of the person you are thinking of dating. The face serves as the exterior design of our inner blue print. This blue print gives us immediate insight about what makes people tick and why.
By now, we all know the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome. It's fun to say and it makes perfect sense. But it's sometimes a challenge to take a look at the patterns in our own lives and see where we might living the insanity. For me, it took completing the i-Thrive! Assessment to finally get clear on a pattern that had held me back from the level of success in my professional life I always knew I was capable of achieving.
Learn about fun things to do on a long holiday weekend, whether you have a man to celebrate or not. Happy Memorial Day weekend! How about a little trivia to start your day? In 1868, May 30th was designated as a holiday to honor the nation’s Civil War casualties. Now called Memorial Day, it was originally known as Decoration Day. Red poppies are commonly associated with Memorial Day and are worn as a symbol of respect for those who have died in war. Visiting cemeteries and memorials is a common way to observe the day. Many people show their respect by placing flowers and wreaths on the graves of the departed.
Full disclosure: Being that my luggage from a recent four-day LA trip included just one carry on and one personal item, I can say state the following with confidence: I am now fully qualified to dish out advice on how to travel in style this holiday weekend. As a single lady on vacation, you always want to look your best. You also want to have some general-know-how for creating a great single-lady-getaway! Travelling alone really isn't so bad.