Resolve to Break the Resolution Cycle

Here we are beginning a new year with our list of resolutions. If we had kept our list of resolutions from previous years and matched them up with this year I’d be surprised if 80% weren’t carbon copies. So what’s the point? Resolve to Break the Cycle The rule of thumb is if something’s not…

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The Gift of Love

Looking for the Perfect Christmas Gift? It’s almost around the corner, the morning children all over the world wake up to see what Santa has left. Parents stress over making sure they get the perfect truck for little Johny or the most realistic doll for Sara-Jane, but sometimes amongst all the hype one thing is…

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Your Christmas Gift

The Gift of Acceptance: As the festive season comes around each year and we are besieged by parties and celebrations it’s  easy to go into self-judgment. As the waistline expands so does our vocabulary of negative self-talk. This Christmas give yourself the gift of acceptance. Realize that it’s been a long year and you deserve…

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A Writer’s Retreat

One of the most difficult things as a writer is to keep up the inspiration for your stories, articles or blogs. I often plan my vacations around a partial writer’s retreat. For my most recent vacation I was looking for something that would inspire me while writing the second novel in my series. Arkrealm The…

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Emotional Release 101

Emotions all relate to specific colours, which are listed on the above list.  To help release these negative emotions and support you in a positive way you need to use a complementary colour. This is the opposite colour to which the emotion relates to. In other words if you are filled with anger and are…

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Hot and Steamy Prose

Words Creating Visual Images    Sometimes a minimalistic approach is the best way to inject an image into a reader’s mind. This small piece was written for a 100 word contribution for a magazine some time ago. Perspiration trickled down Jade Tucker’s neck, and trailed between her breasts. Her heart was beating so hard it…

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Rocking The Festive Season

Festive Personalities As the festive season gets into full swing the warm coloured personalities take the spotlight. They are the red, orange and yellow personalities, who can show us all how to have a good time. Unlike the cooler personalities (Cools), who are quieter and often hold back, when it comes to festivities the (Warms)…

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Fear Factor – Halloween and Beyond

I often write about how fear impacts our life. So what a great time to look at how fear  can drive us . Halloween has traditionally been a time of embracing the eerie things in life. We encourage our children to dress up, in often creepy outfits, to be rewarded with something sweet for their…

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The Key to Your Destiny

 Do You Believe in Fate? I think in each of us there is the inkling that we are destined to do something greater with our life. That inkling is our intuition prompting us to do something more, different and exploratory.  Mostly we don’t listen because we fear what we don’t know, or that we aren’t…

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“About Time” Making You Think

On Friday night I attended a fund-raising event organized by  friends for the Cancer Foundation. It featured the movie About Time. I had no idea what the movie was going to be about, so when it turned out to be a thought provoking flick I was surprised and elated.  The theme of  About Time is:…

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