The Balance Project

The Balance Project

A quick announcement of the start of the balance project. This is about getting to radical self-care, without it getting fanatical and hard, but staying with fun and losing the guilt. I hope you can join me as I chronicle my efforts. Part of it is that I get enough sleep and also manage my blogging in a calm and lovely, balanced way, so there won’t be a long post today. However, watch...

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Staying in Your Own Business – Byron Katie

Reality is God, because it rules. —Byron Katie by Byron Katie (www.byronkatie.com) I can find only three kinds of business in the universe: mine, yours and God’s. (For me, the word God means “reality.” Reality is God, because it rules. Anything that’s out of my control, your control and everyone else’s control — I call that God’s business.) Much of our stress comes from mentally...

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Oops! Gremlin of the IT kind

Oops! Gremlin of the IT kind

Well, after years in IT, it would not be right for everything on this website to work perfectly and we’ve had a glitch. Paul the awesome webguy fixed it but not before some contact messages came through… WITHOUT EMAIL ADDRESSES… (and there was a terrible moment when we thought your messages weren’t coming through at all). SO, if you have contacted me in the last couple of...

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90 seconds of emotion

90 seconds of emotion

A really important point came up today for me. I’ve heard this before and I was listening to Martha Beck on a call today and she reminded me of an interesting fact. I think that if you remember this, it will help in a lot of situations. This comes from Jill Bolte Taylor, who is a brain researcher. She wrote an extraordinary book called “My Stroke of Insight” and has the number 1...

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Decluttering your thoughts

Decluttering your thoughts

Today I spent the public holiday profitably tidying up a really cluttered area of my house – the bathroom. Truly, it is amazing how many eyeliners, deoderants and tubes of toothpaste one cluttered bathroom (with cabinets, boxes, shelves etc) can hold. Anyway, it all looks great and feels peaceful and everything now has a place. Overall the energy level has now gone waaaaaay up – from...

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