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Tuesday
Feb232010

Raising Smart, Strong, Confident Girls


 


A great book for easy everyday activities to help raise all of our young girls. Whether you are a mom, grandmom, aunt, friend, or godparent this book is insightful and most importantly reminds us of the small things we can do to help raise all young girls today.  Best of all it can be fun too!

Monday
Jul062009

TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT: THE UNCHARTED COURSE

 




TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT: THE UNCHARTED COURSE



reveals what there is to learn about that crucial transitional phase from when you leave your career to when you feel significantly engaged in the life of retirement. This book is not about finances or lifestyle it is about -


 – and how to discover who you are and who you will be away from your primary career.  The missing piece in the retirement planning puzzle!


A good resource for those entering retirement.


YOU – the person behind the job description  www.pacificedgepublishing.com


 @ 1-800-668-8806,
your local bookstore or your library


Monday
Jun012009

The Right Questions by Debbie Ford

I recently ran across an older book by Debbie Ford entitled, The Right Questions- Ten Essential Questions to Guide You in an Extraordinary Life.

A quick but fun read that has huge impact on how you make small and large decisions in your life. As she so elegantly says, "We are where we are because of the decisions we make every day. If we want to better understand how we have created our present-day reality, all we need to do is look at the choices we made and continue to make along the way."


Asking yourself and others the simple question such as, "Is this decision leading you towards what you want in life or away from it?" makes you stop, think and make more conscious choices.


Each day we are making thousands of small decisions that will lead us towards the lives we love living. The journey itself is fantastic if we see ourselves making these empowered choices. No matter how long it takes to achieve our goals or dreams, if we can feel empowered everyday that we are on our way we begin to realize how wonderful the journey itself is as well as achieving and living our dreams.

Wednesday
Jan142009

Busting Loose from the Money Game

Books come to you in odd ways. This one was recommended by a friend as a "must read" for looking at money in a spiritual manner. A book about money-- and life that definitely shifts your paradigm. As I read the book I found myself wondering if it worked, could it work, how does it work. Then I decided to just keep reading and try it-- what did I have to lose.


The premise of the book is that we have to change the rules of the Money Game in order to be free of it. It requires a great leap in faith and a dedication to your thoughts. As we all know, thoughts do affect our lives. A small story to illustrate this. --- I had just received money from a woman who bumped my car (about $800) and was wondering if I should bank it and not get the car fixed. In my deliberation, I kept thinking "I'll probably bump it again and it won't be worth getting it fixed." Low and behold a week later, I bumped into someone and had to pay her twice what I received. -- What happened here?? Did I not believe the money was mine that I wanted to give it away twofold?  This story made me realize, once again that our thoughts are so ever powerful.


So for the past month I've been trying the "Process" and waiting for results.  Maybe I haven't seen them yet (except working in the opposite direction) but I feel more hopeful. I feel like it will come.. It's worth the try.


Check it out on Amazon - Busting Loose from the Money Game by Robert Scheinfeld


http://www.amazon.com/Busting-Loose-Money-Game-Mind-Blowing/dp/0470047496/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1231964045&sr=8-1

Saturday
Jun022007

The Wise Child

The Wise Child by Sonia Choquete is a wonderful book for you, your family and your children.


Sonia tells us how to guide our children and nurture their intuition so that we all live in peaceful, loving, safe homes and communities without fear. Through her stories, tools, tips and exercises taping into your kid's intuition and wisdom as well as your own we can learn to help our children follow their intuition for the rest of their lives.


Sonia explains how we often have had our own intuition squished as children by loving parents, simply ignoring our statements of how we feel "good vibes" or "bad vibes" about people, things, places, and situations. Creating a language in which you and your family speak about what your intuition is telling you allows a child to express themselves without having to explain what they mean. In one story, she talks about her daughter saying she wanted to go home from a 4th of July Fireworks display. She just felt bad vibes and was scared. Her mom took her home and left her husband and other daughter (who was more resilient to noise remain, being aware of taking extra careful around the fireworks). Fifteen minutes later her husband came running in there house stating that their was an accident and the firework tipped over and misfired. Luckily no one was hurt. 


More and more stories and tools are provided that illustrate the benefit of families and kids learning to use their intuition to protect themselves and have more joy in their lives in this world. One more sense to use that makes a lot of sense to me.