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  It is spring! And for many people this is the season of r...
  We all lead busy lives.Our agendas are chock-full with ap...
  Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear - Cheri Hu...

Miranda's favorite things - Spring

Miranda's favorite things - Spring
  It is spring! And for many people this is the season of renewal, cleaning the house, going on or planning holidays, redecorating... So I thought it was time again for a 'Favorite things' list of fun items I have come across lately. Enjoy!   Rome 2 RioThis website allows you to search...
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8 ways to get anything done

8 ways to get anything done
  We all lead busy lives.Our agendas are chock-full with appointments.Our to do lists hardly leave us time to breathe. We have become multi-taskers, juggling work and life but struggling to find the right balance. Usually we manage pretty well. But sometimes, things spin out of control and OVER...
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8 practical tips to make fear disappear

8 practical tips to make fear disappear
  Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear - Cheri Huber   Let’s say you are a starter. You have this great project of bringing creativity to your workplace. You decide to tackle the beast with baby steps and start with an informal creative workshop among close colleagues. You have d...
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11 ways to put things in perspective

11 ways to put things in perspective
Recently the news was full of terrorism attacks. The ones in Paris and Brussels brought the subject close to home. Much closer than bombings in the Middle East or even 9/11.We tend to over-consume such news, watching television until late into the night, surfing the web to find out details, checking...
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18 reasons why creative women are sexy

18 reasons why creative women are sexy
I have recently been told that I have sex appeal. Okay, no surprise, it was a man who said it...,but he also explained what made him think I was sexy.'It's the creative way you do things', he said. Now, I don't need a man to tell me I am sexy or creative. I know that :-) But it's nice to hear, right...
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Everything happens FOR you, not TO you.

Everything happens FOR you, not TO you.
  Sometimes life throws you curve balls. One day you are full of energy, enthusiasm and creativity to set up a new project, a business, a new piece of art and the next day you are thrown back by something like: creative block: you can't seem to 'find' the next chapter of your book lack of insp...
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Dating in the 21st century

Dating in the 21st century
The last time I dated, we were in another century. Literally. The years started with the number 19. Back then, I would go out with friends to a bar, meet people, meet an interesting guy, start talking, start liking and set up a date to have dinner in the coming days.Simple. Nowadays, things are more...
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Effortlessness is not 'no effort', but 'effort without struggle'

Effortlessness is not 'no effort', but 'effort without struggle'
When was the last time you had something happen effortlessly? You know that time when you plan a project, sit down to do a task, are looking for the right doctor/accountant/partner in crime and things just 'fall into place'?Things just seem to align. Fate, the planets, karma: it all seems to be work...
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Miracles and other complications

Miracles and other complications
  This is a guest post by Petra Steinmetz   One evening, I get an SMS from a female friend saying „ Are you willing to participate in a REIKI course?“ I reply, “Excuse me, but what is REIKI?” “REIKI means universal energy and after completing this course, you will be able to heal people wi...
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What is it that makes you worthy to be loved?

What is it that makes you worthy to be loved?
  When I ask people "What do you love about yourself?" or "What is it that makes you worthy to be loved?" I usually get either of two reactions: stunned silence, followed by by a look that says 'what do you mean?', followed by an uttered 'uh', followed by hesitation, followed by all sorts of e...
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"Life’s too short to spend it on things that don’t really matter to you. Being creative is part of feeling alive. Building on that creativity, people can live in ways that feel good – and be involved in work that does good."

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