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And There Goes Another Day!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

OH Man does it feel good to be done for the day! I was out the door early enough this morning drove all over god's green acres re-establishing my relationships with the businesses that Shannon had let fall by the wayside!
Some remembered me and welcomed me back with open arms!
But talk about hot and muggy out there.
I ate breakfast before heading out, made sure I had adequate water with me and something to at least snack on. In this heat who wants to eat! UGH
I stopped at the one place and they offered me drink and crushed ice on the house to take with me so that I had COLD drink on the way home!
Over 100 businesses re-visted today! Even parked and walked an hour from business to business. I was hot sticky and definitely in need of a shower when I rolled in the driveway. Done!

But boy oh boy out of all the businesses I visited today I ran into the odd one who had a real bee in his bonnet because he had no control over whether or not he chose to have our newspaper in his mailbox.

I explained to him that yes the subscription papers are received only by subscription so that gives him control over which ones he wants to receive. The Coronation Review on the other hand is non-subscription and by the Alberta Newspaper Union Canada post is obligated by law to make sure that we are in every mailbox in the 90 communities we serve.
Even if he were to have a consumers choice mailbox it stops him from receiving commercial advertisements and flyers but it still does not stop him from receiving the Review. I explained to him that although unfortunate that he didn't want our paper in his box every week his only option then was to set it aside and let someone else have it that appreciates it. Thanked him for his time, wished him a good day and went on my way. And that was my day!

  
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AUNTALICE2 7/31/2014 10:44PM

  Way to go!! You are one class act!! In all that heat you managed to keep your cool! I hope you feel like a job well done! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 7/30/2014 7:35PM

    You handled the guy with real class. Good for you!!!

Glad you had plenty of water and ice. In the heat it is so important (well, you know that for sure!)

Hope you get a chance to relax tonight.

HUGS

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GEORGE815 7/30/2014 6:53PM

    Great day. Thanks for sharing.

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What A DAY!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

I've been on the road all day promoting the Business Profile Magazine we put out every year this time and the heat was unbearable! But I still parked the SUV and walked up and down the streets from business to business. So definitely got my walking in today And drink?! Oh my I must have drank 2 litres of lemon water today!

The tomorrow is to be the same!

  
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1CRAZYDOG 7/29/2014 10:14PM

    Figured you've been busy! HUGS and good for you for keeping up that water intake. So important!



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Take Time To Stop And Smell The Roses

Friday, July 25, 2014

It is only in the present moment that we experience being alive.


Life, in all of its fullness, is happening right now. While our thoughts are sometimes elsewhere, beautiful opportunities and moments are being passed over and lost to the flow of time. And though we cannot possibly fully experience each leaf that falls to the ground, sometimes we get so attached to reaching our goals that we donít pay attention to the wonder all around us. When we do that, we live in a world that exists only in our heads, while we miss life itself. There is so much to be enjoyed and appreciated that we need to remember to pay attention to the present moment, because it is the only space in which we can experience being alive.

We learn from our past, but dwelling on it keeps us from being fully present to life in the moment. We create our lives with our thoughts, but focusing so firmly on our imagined future keeps us from co-creating with the universe, so we might never allow ourselves to live our dreams as they manifest. Itís possible to be so happy and comfortable in our inner worlds that we lose touch with the business of life. We may enjoy spending large portions of time in meditation, or focused on our thoughts.

Life must be attended to, and if we are wise, we can enjoy it at the same time. We can awaken ourselves to the moment we are living right now by taking a deep breath and simply looking around. In doing so, we refocus our attention to our location in the real world. Then we can learn to appreciate the process of working toward our goals as much as their attainment. Balancing ourselves between the present moment and eternity, we can experience and enjoy the full range of reality available to us as spiritual beings living on earth.

  
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Spinning Our Wheels? Not So!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

There are times when we feel that we are spinning our wheels in the mud in terms of progress. This can be especially true following a period of major growth in which we feel as if weíve gained a lot of ground. In fact, this is the way growth goesóperiods of intense forward movement give way to periods of what seems like stagnation. In those moments when we feel discouraged, itís helpful to remember that we donít ever really go backward. It may be that we are at a standstill because there is a new obstacle in our paths, or a new layer to get through, but the hard work we have done cannot be undone.

Every step on the path is meaningful, and even one that seems to take us backward is a forward step in the sense that it is what we must do to move to the next level. In addition, an intense growth spurt requires that we rest for a time in order to fully integrate the new energies that have been liberated by our hard work. When we feel we are not making progress, we can encourage ourselves to take a moment to rest. We can meditate more, feed ourselves well, and get extra sleep. Before we know it, we will be spurred on to work toward the next level of our development, and this rest will make sense then as something we needed in order to continue.

Once the sun rises, it doesnít go backward but instead follows its path in one direction. It may appear to stand still for a moment in time, or to move more slowly at some point or another, but really it is steadily moving forward on its path. We are the same way, and once we have moved through something we can never really go back. We may be resting or revisiting issues that seem old, and itís natural to feel stuck, but in truth we are always taking the next important step forward on our path.

  
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AUNTALICE2 7/24/2014 10:20AM

  Ten steps forward and 5 steps back is still progress! Stay on the path! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 7/20/2014 9:30PM

    S;pot on.

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GOOSIEMOON 7/20/2014 2:32PM

    Thanks for sharing this!

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KELLYB60 7/20/2014 11:38AM

  That is well worded - thank you. I needed this message to start a new week.

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Overcoming Insecurities.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

There are days when we are going to feel self-conscious and insecure about our abilities. These feelings cause us to react emotionally to the opinions or comments of others. If we can spend time strengthening our self-confidence, we soon discover that we wonít give as much authority to the opinions of others. If we simply set aside some quiet time to visualize ourselves as a strong, competent person today. All it takes is to see ourselves acting with absolute confidence, focus, and inner strength, regardless of what is happening around us. While it may take time to fully integrate this confidence into our personality, we will eventually begin to feel this way without having to consciously intend it.

Building up our confidence empowers us to appreciate our own abilities, regardless of the feedback we receive from others. Our own insecurities about our capabilities can often have a negative impact on our interactions with others. Rather than relying on the opinions of others for validation of our self-worth, we can choose to create a strong sense of confidence about our abilities. Doing this helps us learn to turn to ourselves for our sense of validation and approval, and we become less affected by the comments we receive from others. Devoting time to building a strong belief in your abilities today will enable you to calm your emotions and overcome your insecurities.

  
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1CRAZYDOG 7/20/2014 9:29PM

    Well said!

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    Great advice - thank you!
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HELEN_BRU 7/20/2014 11:50AM

    So true!

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EDDYMEESE 7/20/2014 11:32AM

    Well said!

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144AUTUMN 7/20/2014 11:25AM

  You can do it!!

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