Who is your 'go to' for advice?

Who is your 'go to' for advice?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about meditation and how if I could only have one thing to take into 2014, that would be it.

You might say: 'Claire, what do you mean? Don’t you want to take what you’d learnt from this year, the changes you’ve made, the lessons you don’t want to repeat?' Well, yes. And mediation is something I can use to put me in touch with all those things.

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On building things and finding friends

On building things and finding friends

After a comment the other day with someone who is quite like me, I realised I love to be building something. The comment she made was 'I like to be building something'.  Ok so I totally copied the phrase (just gave it a bit more oomph) but basically I knew from my teens that I didn't like routine or repetitive work (thanks, Careers test) although I think now, I DO like it if it helps me develop or learn a skill or skills I didn't have before. But once I have mastered the skill (and my version of 'mastered' isn't as much as 'mastery') that's it, I'm done.

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Punch fear in the face

Punch fear in the face

I didn't get it for ages that my procrastination, dithering, putting things off, taking the 'easy' route was because I was afraid to commit. When you commit, the stakes get higher, the fear doesn't go away. And in the words of Susan Jeffers, you've got to feel the fear and do it anyway!

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When the inspiration doesn't come

When the inspiration doesn't come

You just don't know how they do it, do you? How can the giants of the blogging world just keep blasting out brilliant posts? Week after week and sometimes more than that. Words of nourishment, encouragement, food for the soul and excellence for the world. And what about us? We get the blank page staring match thing going on.

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