Manifesting your Desires

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Desire, Ask, Believe, Receive.

Stella Terrill Mann

Take a Moment and listen. State and feel your desire. Ask yourself if it’s really what you want. When you believe you are worthy and deserving of having your desire, you will receive it.  Continue to visualize your desired  outcome.

The above is taken from my first book “Take A Moment” – Inspirational Darts to the Heart.  Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Balboa Press.

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My desire in creating “Take a Moment” was to bring joy and healing to others through words and photos that have continued to be uplifting, inspiring, and meaningful to me through the years.

Just “Take a Moment” to:

Be Inspired
Be enlivened
Be nourished
Be at peace
Be happy
Be rejuvenated
Be in the moment
Be grateful
Be thankful
Be appreciative

And Remember:                           Desire, Ask, Believe, Receive.

With healing love,

Karen

Rhythms, Routines and Rituals – Part II

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As I stated in my last post,  I believe Monday mornings will be my “Go To” time for submitting a weekly blog.  It feels like the perfect way to set the intention for the day and the upcoming week.  So here I go – step by step – as my photo of Big Sur shows above.

After having my coffee and time with my husband, I have read some inspirational messages, posted a great article on Linked In and now am devoting time to my writing.  I would like to mention the article is a great reminder for all managers, supervisors and leaders in the work environment.  We talk a great deal about the customer experience – engage with them, excite and delight them.  However it is imperative that we care for our employees and treat them right so they in turn can service the customer.

Not only does this article relate to the work environment, it really does apply to all encounters with others.  How are you interacting with those you meet on the street, in the grocery store, at the restaurant, over the phone?  Are you putting your Best Foot Forward?

We send messages of who we really are by our behaviors and words.  Take some time to assess how your messages are coming across.  Remember, perception is everything.  Ask for feedback and be open to receive the guidance.  Observe yourself and learn from it.

Now it’s time for my exercise routine before working on some client projects.

Here’s to a great day and week filled with positivity, inspiration, and motivation.

Karen

Rhythms, Routines and Rituals

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I have to admit, I have not found my rhythm yet with writing a post each week.  Last year, I was posting quotes and images every Monday to social media.  As I got more involved with publishing my second book, “Reflect, Renew, Refresh”, I got away from doing that.  Now with the book published, I am recommitting to posting every week.

Even though today is Saturday, I am thinking Mondays will be my day – it starts the week for most and can be a great motivator.

In addition to my writing, I do have other Rhythms, Routines and Rituals that contribute to my life.

Here are a few of them.

  1. Saying my affirmations every day (morning and night) – Thankful and Grateful for this life, my health, wealth, peace, love, joy, harmony, prosperity and success.
  2. Starting each day enjoying fresh brewed coffee while engaging in stimulating conversation with my husband.
  3. Reading inspirational, empowering, life affirming quotes, books, and articles to keep my mind positive and encourage me to be my best self.
  4. Enjoying my daily runs along the beach, practicing yoga and lifting weights to stay fit and healthy.
  5. Maintaining a healthy Work/Life balance. Grateful to be flexible in my scheduling of projects and initiatives.
  6. Contributing to my clients’ businesses and making a difference.
  7. Fueling my mind/body and spirit with nutritional and healthy food and drink.
  8. Planning annual vacation time with the Love of my Life, exploring new places and cultures – The best education there is.

 

I would love to hear what some of your Rhythms, Routines and Rituals are!

Enjoy your weekend.

Love and Light,

Karen

 

 

Happy Anniversary to Me!

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Today I celebrate LIFE!  Not that I do not give thanks on a daily basis, however today marks 13 years that I am cancer free.  A very special day for extra acknowledgement of being alive and well.  And oh so very thankful!!!!!

So how do I celebrate?  I spend more time with me doing what I love.  Yoga, Running along the beach, spending time holding hands with my husband as we talk and walk.  Reading, writing and being inspired and nourished.  Feeding my mind, body and spirit. Starting and ending my day with my daily affirmations emphasizing my gratitude and appreciation.

I give thanks for all the people in my life that support, encourage and love me for me.  I am very protective of who those people are and who I let in. Thank you for being there.

I am thankful for all the opportunities in my life – both professionally and personally.  They have contributed in so many ways and allow me to enjoy this phase of my life, making choices that are right for me.

So let’s celebrate this incredible LIFE together.

With healing Light and Love,

Karen

 

 

Reflect Renew Refresh

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 “Reflect, Renew, Refresh, The 3 R’s for an Inspired Life,” is a 52 week journal of quotes, uplifting words and a collection of my travel photos to enrich your Life. I created this guide from the daily notes of encouragement my husband gave me during my cancer recovery 13 years ago.  They meant so much to me that I kept them in albums and knew I would one day create a book to share with others. Regardless of our current state of mind, we can always benefit from bursts of inspiration.

Use Reflect, Renew, Refresh” as your guide to enhance your well being, nourish your soul and improve your outlook on life.

I have found that if we take the time to Reflect on positive influences and meaningful occurrences, we can Renew our spirit and Refresh our soul.

Open  Reflect, Renew, Refresh” to the week and immerse yourself in the beauty of each page, finding comfort in the words and images.  Then in the journal page for that week, write down your thoughts in each of the sections to Reflect, Renew, Refresh” ,  stating how you intend to benefit from that week’s inspiration and how you will incorporate their meaning into your Life.

Give thanks that you are taking the time for You!

And know that I will be with you every step of the way, using my Reflect, Renew, Refresh” journal on my Life’s journey.

Please visit my author site to get a peak and to order yours today.

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Thank you,

Karen

Curiosity

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I ask questions!  I am curious!  I always have been.  Sometimes others get frustrated with my inquisitive mind.  However, it is part of me and a part that I am thankful for.  It has assisted me throughout my life (I am 64 years young!) and has contributed to my success, both professionally and personally.

Are you curious?  Be thankful.  Never stop trying to understand what makes things and people work.

In sales, trainers emphasize asking open ended questions.  “Who, What, Why, How, When, Where.” All these help the sales associate identify the issues, concerns and requests of the customer.  They solicit a response other than just a “Yes” or “No.”

I have found that by understanding the reason behind a decision, a request, or a belief; I can make a better commitment to support it or not.

So go ahead and probe deeper with your questions.

Be curious!

Be inquisitive!

Be you!

With light and love,

Karen

 

 

 

Being Inspired

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I give thanks to live by the ocean and experience it’s beauty and magnificence every day. I love the sound of waves crashing against the rocks. I love the constant changes to the tides and the beaches. I love seeing the seagulls, the pelicans, the dolphins, the seals, and sometimes the whales in the water. For me, being by the ocean is my “Energy Field”.  Some people gravitate towards the mountains, some to the lakes, some to farm land, others to the cities. Wherever your place is, never take it for granted.  Give thanks for its beauty, its ability to nourish you and inspire you.  Life gets busy.  We sometimes forget to take the time to do what is important for ourselves.  However it is a commitment that I attempt to live by.  By nourishing myself, I can then be happier, live with more joy, and share that feeling with everyone I interact with.

Be inspired!

Karen

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