Sunshine: 31 Days of Abundance, Day Twenty Three

Sky at Sunset

We are in the middle of an extended hot spell in the UK which is making our summer of 2014. It is fabulous, plenty of sunshine (and thunderstorms too) and no sign of it ending for at least ten days yet. Yee ha! It makes such a difference to our happiness quotient. The baristas in my local coffee shop tell me that we turn into a nation of completely different people, we become sunnier.  No shit, Sherlock. On Monday I had friends over for lunch in the garden and although we were threatened at least three times by rain, we […]

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Sayings: 31 Days of Abundance, Day Twenty Two

Bruce

I’m not quite Bruce Forsyth, thank goodness, but I am beginning to collect about me an abundance of sayings denoting truisms, themes which come up over and over in my coaching and mentoring with clients. When It’s Right It’s Easy When it’s right, it’s easy. We’ve firmly established this in my woo woo group. Over and over again we find ourselves exclaiming how easy it is when something goes right for us, when something we want just drops into our laps. But why do we lose faith in that concept in between? Why do we find it so difficult to […]

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Cats: 31 Days of Abundance, Day Twenty One

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When I was sixteen, my mother came home from the hairdresser with a shoebox for me, a shoebox that wriggled. And inside was Charlotte a.k.a. Lottie. She wasn’t my first cat but she was the first to be mine and mine alone. Lottie was white and ginger and I hardly remember her at all and no wonder. I only lived at home for another three years until she became theirs. They didn’t mind. My Mum had grown up on a farm and loved animals, and my Dad had wanted to be a vet until the war intervened. He had a […]

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Music: 31 Days of Abundance, Day Eighteen

Music

Music is one of the first things I remember liking which liked me back. Both my parents were English, but half of my grandparents were Welsh. Do you think that explains the natural aptitude? Singing was my thing, despite having certificates which denote more than competence in both piano and clarinet. I had lessons in all three at school, won prizes in local and national music competitions, sang in the choir and played in the orchestra. Music was the joy in my childhood, alongside English literature and sunshine. Making music with others is perhaps the best fun of all, piano […]

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Good Fortune; 31 Days of Abundance, Day Seventeen

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I enjoy an abundance of good fortune for which I am eternally grateful. This does not mean that into this life a little rain has not fallen. There have been frequent and enormous periods when it’s been very soggy indeed round here, and there have been some devastating droughts also. But right now it feels like my life is opening up again and that I am stpping into one of those expansive phases. And that feels fortunate in a way I want to acknowledge out loud. I suspect this has much to do with the sunny weather. I am also […]

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A Place Called Peace: 31 Days of Abundance, Day Sixteen

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Today I appreciate the peace in my life. I love peace and quiet. It has been one of my intentions for about a decade. When travelling to a retreat in Mexico with Michael Neill and Michele Lisenbury Christensen, at least a decade ago, they asked me the most powerful coaching question of my life. “What is it that you really want, Judith?” The simple ones are often the best. I thought about it. For a long time. And I finally worked out that what I wanted was peace. When I said “Peace” Michael responded “La Paz” which is where we […]

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Magic: 31 Days of Abundance, Day 15

Magic

Magic. That’s another thing I’ve got plenty of. I’d like even more of it. It’s why my strapline is Money-Making Magic for Enlightened Entrepreneurs. It’s the ethos I use when working with my clients and for those who get the magic, it really accelerates their progress. Some are naturals at it. We are at least mostly of one mind; perhaps kindred spirits is a better way to say that. We prefer intentions to goals, allowing to forcing, and we love all things magic and manifestation. We’re up for an experiment or two, to see how it goes. And, of course, […]

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