Best Year Ever

here’s the answer to how to do almost anything….

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It’s a big statement, I know. But I think I have stumbled on THE ANSWER to how to do almost anything. I’m the kind of person whose brain never stops talking – you know what I mean? Always thinking. Always questioning. It drives my male dominated family nuts. (Ever asked a guy what they are thinking? …How can anybody think of nothing??) Sometimes the questions and the thinking is in relation to new ideas, new goals or projects. Then I become paralysed and overwhelmed – where do I start? Here’s some of the questions that I have had this year –…

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Top 10 verses to keep you feeling positive

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Keeping myself positive is a full time job! There are so many negative influences that can easily overwhelm us – …news we watch on TV or read in the newspaper …our friend’s confiding in us …moaners and groaners on facebook …our own negative mindsets! We have the power to free ourselves from  negativity. It doesn’t have to be the default mode of our mind. We can change our thoughts. A man (or woman) is what he thinks about all day long – Ralph Waldo Emerson Conditions are created by thoughts far more powerfully than conditions create thoughts – Norman Vincent…

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what is my calling?

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Am I “doing” enough? Am I fulfilling my purpose? These are my constant questions. To the point where sometimes I my mind is whizzing with self doubt. Double Minded. That is never a good place to be. Sometimes my mind is at peace. Sometimes my mind is evaluating everything that I do…. …does it have value? ….is it in line with my purpose? …am I following God’s plan for my life? …am I doing enough “Christian work” to be pleasing to God? It can get quite busy inside my head. I don’t have all the answers. I recognise though, that…

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Take a Peek Into My One Word Process

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So what is the process of focusing on one word?   How do you do it?   I recommend reading Ashcraft and Olsen’s book as they do a marvelous job of describing the process.   Here is the process in a nutshell: Think about who you want to become. Write these qualities down. Pray – asking God to show you the quality that He wants to mature in you. Or the word that He wants to transform your life with. Narrow down your list to the top three. Look up definitions of these top three. Pray again. Choose one that resonates with…

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15 Little Changes I Made to Lose Weight Permanently

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  So I’ve had some time to ponder my weight loss journey. What was the one thing that made it successful? You  know, I couldn’t pinpoint just one thing – it was a series of lifestyle choices that changed. The sum of all those little changes adds up to pounds lost and a new body gained. Here’s 15 little ways that I introduced into my life that helped lose the weight – for good. Good Night’s Sleep – in bed by 9.30pm most nights. Drink 2 glasses of water on waking – I also put 1/2 lemon in one. This assists my digestion. Weigh…

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