Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Premio Meme Award

This award acknowledges the values that every blogger shows in his or her effort to transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values every day.


The PREMIO DARDO is designed to recognize unique voices and visions on the Web as well as to promote fraternization amongst bloggers of all sorts.

I was given this award by the beautiful Marie from Art from my Heart

I am going to tell you now 7 facts about myself (the rules).

Fact no: 1
I am a great wife

Fact no: 2
I often find it difficult to promote my own business

Fact no: 3
I know why this is and am working on it

Fact no: 4
I love my husband more than anything else in this world and he knows it

Fact no: 5
I sometimes learn the best lessons from my clients and that is why I enjoy the job of coaching

Fact no: 6
I have to have routine and structure to my life or else I am truly overwhelmed

Fact no: 7
I think I'm a little bit in love with everyone...people warm my heart and I always see their goodness

The number of blogs you’re expected to pass along the award to is variously given as 5, 10, 12, and 15 but like Marie I just want you to know that I read and enjoy your blogs regularly. I therefore don't expect that everyone has the time to post and pass on.....







So there you have it!

Monday, June 29, 2009


Today's Quote:

"A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study." ~Chinese Proverb

Today's Question:

What wise person can you learn from in your life?

If that person has gone what did you learn from them? Do you keep the knowledge inside?

About me:

I don't have all the answers. A lot of people ask me for my wise words and I can dish them out but sometimes I feel like shouting...."I don't know, who does? Does anyone really have stuff figured out?" I have learnt a lot on my journey in life so far....there is still so much out there it scares me with it's vastness sometimes. I want to know it all and yet I don't want to know any of it.
A single conversation with a wise man is all very well but what about several conversations with several wise men or women? Would that be better than ten years of study?
I am getting back into a routine here in New Zealand and part of it is surrounding myself with people who are wisdomful, people I can learn and grow from just as my clients learn and grow with coaching.
I am beginning to contact these people and meeting them for chats over coffees......

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Change it!

Today's Quote:

"If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree."
~Jim Rohn

Today's question:

What can you change?
What aspects of your life are no longer serving you?

About Me:

There are many things which I was not comfortable with about the move to New Zealand and then I read a comment on my Safe Space Coaching blog by a friend over at Quiet Mind Meditation.
Going through a similar period in her life she said we are like artists at our new clean 'life' canvas. We can change anything we want. It's our life right??
I am changing the time I get up at. It was getting later and later as I felt like I was on holiday (living at the in-laws, normally is holiday). I am re-establishing my routine as you may have seen from my other blog and I can change anything I choose....mmmmm what next I wonder....

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Today's quote:

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." Abraham Lincoln

Today's question:

What can you make up your mind to be happy about today?

About me:
I have had my ups and downs about allowing myself to be happy lately. I am deciding on how to run my business from a new country. How to 'be' around my in-laws (as we are now sharing a home). How to be in a relationship which has totally changed due to the fact that my husband is now a full time student. Out of my comfort zone? You bet!
How can I make up my mind to be happy today? Well, I can begin with putting a smile on my face and a skip in my step and realising that this change could be just what I need right now....

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Rough Draft

Today's quote:

"Sure God created man before woman. But then you always make a rough draft before the final masterpiece." ~Author Unknown

Today's question:

If you got to do one dry run or make a first draft of something in your life before the final masterpiece, which area would you pick or have picked?

About me:
I guess I would have to pick my business. If I had a go at trying to run a business and it didn't matter if it was successful, if I could have had a dry run first, I could go though all the what if's and try new things to see if it could be perfect before I put any money into it. If it all went wrong then I would know what to include in the final masterpiece and what could be taken away.

Note: Just found the quote amusing!

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Different Facets

Today's quote:

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." ~E.L. Doctorow (click here for more on E.L. Doctorow)

Today's question:

What can you do to access different facets of yourself?

About me:
We each have many self's. We wear many masks.
I wore different masks for many years and still wear some today. I journal and meditate to find different aspects of myself so I guess that would be writing! Our daily interactions with those around us can highlight facets too (more on this in later posts).
Whenever I find a different part of myself it assists me in growing as a person. It makes me exist in a world which then seems like a playground.