If you don't know what to do, create

If you don't know what to do, create

It’s all too easy to let ourselves get into a headspin. When we want the life that we desire, that we dream about, when we want to make changes but it’s just overwhelming, it’s easy to choose the negative thoughts, the ones that say ‘It’ll never work’ and, 'I’ll never get there.’

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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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Taking stock

Taking stock

I used to work in a shoe shop and, although, I would only work during holidays, I would occasionally be involved in the stock take. A stock take is a methodical appraisal of what you have at any moment in time compared to what you think you have - identifying discrepancies between your inventory and the physical goods you hold. We use the phrase ‘taking stock’ as an expression to describe the moment where you assess the situation, working out where things are.

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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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