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Multiple income streams – Don’t put your Eggs in one basket ~ Part 2

Note: I suggest you read part 1 of this post first – I thought it was a long old dog and should be made into two parts as it actually naturally fell in to two parts

What’s your idea of multiple income streams ~ Have you heard the phrase multiple income streams before?

I would love to know your thoughts in the comments section 


I will tell what I believe multiple income streams are ….


You could have J.O.B (Just above the breadline) where you earn a salary/wage but you could also be passionate about vintage clothes and spend you weekends joyfully searching Flea Markets and charity shops for hidden Gems then put them on eBay to make a small profit and you post about them on your Facebook profile and or Facebook business page and resonate with liked minded people who may tell you of the best spots to pick up bargains or may ask to buy your latest find and you create a whole community around your passion on social media 


Then you could be on WordPress ( I recommend .org not .com and siteground.com as the host ) and blog about your passion and or have a YouTube channel and most of us have heard the possible beauty in that as another revenue stream 


This vintage clothes Queen may have a stall at Vintage/Craft Fairs etc once a month just for the pure joy of connecting with like minded people “Belly to Belly” and building her social network and making new friends while making a little extra money in to the bargain 
She may then meet or connect with just the right person who knows someone that is looking for someone else to come and speak at an event or write a regular article about restoring vintage clothes because she mentions in the evenings while watching telly the Vintage Clothes I am now going to call her Goddess sits happily ensuring despite being vintage these beautiful garments are restored to their former glory ~ it’s funny how the Universe presents these opportunities while you are living your Joy 😉


The Goddess is now having so much fun she doesn’t want to do her J.O.B any more but she isn’t earning quite enough money “YET” to leave it and she’s has also decided she would like to travel to other countries and cities and explore them and find different styles of clothes and share her adventures with her online fans but the J.O.B doesn’t give her the time and location freedom to do that but she is determined and committed this is what she wants to do at some point in the future and like my favourite quote says “Once you make a decision the Universe conspires to make it happen” and the very next day she bumps in to someone “literally” in a queue as she is searching for her purse to pay for her morning coffee fix on her way to , you guest it. The J.O.B and distracted she knocks into the their back . Full of apologies and in awe of the woman’s beautiful Vintage coat they strike up a conversation and they ask what each other does and Vintage Coat lady says I am in Network Marketing and I have just flown in from Milan to meet some of my team and attend an event we are holding to recognise the Leaders in our organisation. 


Learning the Lady makes a residual income while flying all over the world to meet and inspire her Team that just keeps growing and growing and so does hers and theirs residual income our Goddess is intrigued and they arrange to meet after the J>O>B and for her to attend the event ….

Now she has a business opportunity that will allow her the freedom to travel to those Countries and Cities if and when she desires whilst still earning from it and whilst still selling on eBay and attending Vintage Fairs and connecting with her like minded people on various Social Media platforms and writing her blog and now a regular article in a magazine and meeting with her Up line for coffee …. in Milan and oh did I mention the book deal and the TV show and the string of Vintage clothes shops that some of her friends she made via connecting over their passion for clothes love running for her whilst being part of her Network Marketing Team so they were able to give up their J.O.B’s but those income streams are in the future because even our Goddess doesn’t know that is coming and the J.O.B ? 


Oh that is history Baby. Our Goddess is now living her best life of Freedom and Joy 


That is to me one example of what a Multiple Income Stream looks like.


It can be connected to one passion but to me it is NEVER about having all your eggs in one basket and I didn’t even mention being an affiliate 😂


Before I finish did I tell you this Industrious Ladies age? No because it could be any age and it could be you !!!!


My personal Goddess I looked up to and sadly no longer in Physical form was Louise Hay who I learnt of 20 years ago and how she started probably the most incredible Publishing Company in the world, Hay House in her late 50’s 


I learnt of her as I mentioned 20 years ago and I am still not the age she was when she started building this incredible Company and oh by the way has now many, many, many multiple forms of income and is still going strong in her absence and her legacy still drives forward
I have always seemed to resonate to Idols far older than me achieving their dreams in later life (male and female. I am particularly inspired by Colonel Sanders story) proving to me and now hopefully you that “You are never to old”


So what are you waiting for ? As Jim Rohn so rightly says “work harder on yourself than you do on your job” Just don’t tell your boss 😉 


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Multiple income streams – Don’t put your Eggs in one basket ~ Part 1

Be aware … This is a Biggy content wise, Divine Download that just fell out of me unexpectedly but proof that I am on the right track with my new Venture because I haven’t written like this for ages so I must be tuned in, turned on, tapped in etc as Abraham Hicks would say and hopefully it will help someone.


I now thankfully have after writing out my “Bob Proctor” inspired Goal Card (see previous posts) where I really first learnt about Multiple Income Streams from his “Born Rich” videos and book a Bricks and Mortar business, an accompanying Facebook business page and an Etsy site. I also am building an Online Coaching Business based around The Law of Attraction now that I am a certified Advanced Law of Attraction Practitioner and Training as a Life and Mindset Coach. I have recently created an Email list and YouTube Channel related to this and I have a 1-1 Coach/Mentor and part of several Mentorship Programs where I am learning the most up to date methods amongst other things in Network Marketing and Online Business as I am connected to a Network Marketing Company and just joined another and want to keep my ideas and methods Fresh and I am sure there is something I missed but Hey Ho …. Oh Yeah I have two part written books and I am intending to finish ASAP ~ I don’t say this to impress. 


I say it to inspire because I started appreciating The Law of Attraction several years ago but this part only started since writing the goal card in 2016 so I suggest always have Fearless Faith in the so called absence of something that it is on its way.


People come to me in my Shop and tell me how much they Love the shop, how lucky I am. How they wished they could do what they love and most of them think it is an all or nothing situation. All Job or All business kinda thang and I say Sister, or Brother and then the pen comes out and the Paper and I say you need to go on YouTube and you need to check out Marie Forleo and Marie TV. Marie started her business at 23 when she realised what she had just studied for what wasn’t Rocking her world but she was a Savvy Sister and she knew it wouldn’t happen over night so she worked several jobs bringing in an income to cover her bills and allow her time to work on her business and with her clients. She waited on tables, did bar work. Taught hip hop dance classes. It’s not an all or nothing scenario. You don’t have to leave your Job right away you can build up gradually.

 
All my life I have hated the thought of being boxed in to one thing and looking back this has been evident in the choices I made like my choice of Degree course bless it, because looking back it never taught anything I didn’t already have in me but I chose a course where I didn’t have to be tied down to one discipline or medium and I would shout at the Telly when I saw people who were in a Soap Opera getting slated for branching out in a singing career or someone with a singing career getting grief for bringing out a Perfume. Who do they think they are? Stick to singing, acting etc and I was shouting “Who said they have to stick to one thing?”


Honestly I witnessed this but thankfully now it is the norm for celebrities etc to have more than one business venture. Like my Girl Marie. It is just straight up Savvy to have multiple income streams but unfortunately there are still people who cannot think out of the box as I witnessed this last week.

 
I have been dabbling with the idea of venturing in to another Network Marketing Company and having another income stream for a while and I have been googling and researching certain opportunities and I have had people reach out to me but nothing had caught my eye product wise or the product was right but the Compensation plan didn’t resonate and randomly during a car journey a thought popped into my head about my desired outcome for my lifestyle further down the line and how I love the Network Marketing industry. The people they are my kinda crew. In to personal development, more and more I am seeing The Law of Attraction. Seriously understand the importance of mindset, reading etc. Low cost business start up opportunity but huge potential for growth. Unlimited income. No gender pay gap and actually women are Rocking it over men and many many more reasons but my Company was product based and I want eventually to travel more an be fully location free and as I buy in and sell a certain amount of product and my Bricks and Mortar is product based I am not moving towards that much at this present moment.

 
As I said it was a random thought. It popped up in my head and it was gone as quick as it came. It was just like a “Hello, this is what you want. You not there yet. Just saying, buy!”


I can see now the Universe was conspiring 


It had already been a weird kinda day. My Up line left shortly after I joined NWM and then my next Up Line left but for personal reasons.

I can see now that people can get sold the “bright shiny penny’ syndrome and they don’t see or treat it like a traditional business so if they don’t make a million pounds in a matter of weeks they say this is not working. I can’t do this (affirmations) and then they are off so I pretty much decided inspired by Eric Worre’s book GoPro to go it alone so I was surprised when someone I had known through Facebook for ages tells me they are my Up Line and adds me in to a group .


The next day a random set of events happened (but there are no coincidences – another post you will find on here) and the perfect opportunity came to my attention that is service based. Not product based and it get’s even more perfect than that but I’ll save that for another occasion but proving if your relax and allow the Universe can bring you what you want and far better than you can ever imagine.


I decide to join (money back guarantee but I don’t think I will need it) when I had a huge sign because in between painting ducks 😉 and voice messaging the person with the opportunity to check things out and having massive excited butterflies in my belly my phone said 11:11 and without them knowing I had seen it they messaged me to saying “OMG have you seen it is 11:11?” ~ “Yeah, it’s a massive sign. I’m in”


I was so excited about the perfection of what had just happened over the last couple days as the dust settled I started to think about my other NWM business. I know eventually I want location freedom but am I ready to give up the product based Company?

I listened to my gut and decided No. I love the products. I use them myself everyday. I don’t want to cut my nose off to spite my face. I have still a lot to build yet before location freedom is an option but it will be just nice to know that I can take more time off and travel more as I keep building and trust I will know when the time is right.


It hadn’t for a second occurred to me it would be an issue with anyone else (perhaps hands up naively) or to be in two Companies.

This purely suited where I saw my plans for my personal future going and I think it is sensible to have more than one income stream because realistically there are always going to be quiet times in one area or another and it is less stressful when you don’t rely on one sole source for your money to pay your bills when you are an entrepreneur. 


After all, as great as Network Marketing is and I don’t see it happening to my Companies because of their products and service I have heard stories of people building teams and like traditional Companies theirs going bust and they have lost there business and income overnight.


I have also heard people talking about their multiple streams of income but I know all they are talking about is the different parts to their Compensation plan within their Company and it doesn’t matter how many streams there are within that Comp Plan if the business goes bust so does every one of those streams .


To me Entrepreneurship and NWM is amazing and is the future as more and more companies go bust and more things go online but obviously it is not without risk so why not diversify a little 😉 .

Note: I suggest you watch Eric Worre’s amazing documentary “Rise of the Entrepreneur ” easily found online


However I was a little surprised and taken back when out of courtesy I messaged my newly acquired Up Line to say “I am not leaving the Company but I just wanted to let you know I have joined another opportunity and they said they would have to speak to someone as they don’t like people in the group who do more than one thing”

Like I admitted Naive but as I had no ulterior motive like cross recruiting (didn’t even cross my mind) I was shocked when I saw their response and later that day I saw a notification I had been removed (from the group, not company).


No problem. I had been running my business solely on my own for months. No great loss but it did make me think how many other people in Network Marketing etc think they have multiple streams of income and what they actually have is multiple streams under one umbrella so in effect just one and how do other people perceive multiple streams of income and how I perceive them. 


My perception I put down to thankfully to the great Teachings of Bob Proctor, Jim Rohn and Marie Forleo and it is probably because I am reading Marie’s new book “Everything is Figureoutable” and recent events that has posed this question 


See Multiple Income Streams part two to see my example of what I perceive MIS’s to be    ………………..

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Light Bulb Moment

When I started this blog, I felt compelled to (burning desire that wouldn’t go away) for a start, I wanted to share my observations of The Law of Attraction in action in my life and called the category “Just Me Rambling”

And I suppose in an arrogant type of way I wanted to try and say “Hey, this is happening in my life and it is happening to you in yours and hopefully generate a thought that would make people question both the good and the bad in their lives and see there are no accidents (blogged about that) and then start using deliberate creation to attract life’s circumstances intentionally

What I didn’t mention was that when I started I was terrified. Terrified of pressing the publish button. Terrified about my content (despite being from the heart) Terrified of telling people I know and love that I created this blog. I would tremble, my heart rate would rise so much I swear it was going to fly out of my chest and take flight like one of those moths above

I literally didn’t know one single soul who talked about The Law of Attraction. Practiced daily Personal Development. Watched Video’s on YouTube. Read Personal Development books and books on Quantum Physics. I got a lot of stick about my books from my partner. How it was all rubbish and I should throw them away but still I felt compelled to read them but just tried to be more discreet. iPad and iPhones are great for that with YouTube & iBooks, Kindle apps 😉

It did always stick with me what Jim Rohn says about being the sum of the 5 people around us and I thought “Ok, I’ll have to create my 5% virtually” but still I stayed in the shadows and practiced my Woo Woo in secret.

It has always been a dream of mine to be self-employed and in 2016 whilst off work (from a job I hated) due to a broken leg that I broke the day after making a Bob Proctor inspired goal card saying “I Am Successfully Self-Employed Doing What I love and Loving What I Do” and I know, extreme way to get time away from it and making me miss my daughters wedding in to the bargain (more blog posts) I started writing a book about experimenting attracting things via the path of least resistance, however hands up I still haven’t finished the book because I returned to work quicker than diagnosed because I decided to self heal inspired by Anita Moorjani’s book “Dying to Be Me” and every morning on my return I placed the goal card in front of me by my PC screen and after a very strange series of events when I least expected it in a path of least resistance way a business opportunity arose almost 2 years ago doing what I love and loving what I do but that’s not the point of this post (just a little back story that fell out of my brain)

The point is about something that only just occurred to me today …….

Whilst doing what I love I listen to a lot of podcasts, ebooks, YouTube Video’s etc and as well as the physical business (Painting Wooden Ducks) in the summer of 2017 another business opportunity arose in Network Marketing and learning from the previous situation that to get anywhere you have to take risks and do the things that other people aren’t willing to do to get where you want to be

Now, I knew nothing about NWM and I have probably been the worlds worst NWM because I followed the advise I saw from the ‘Lives’ and Training video’s and despite the products being amazing and Training material contributors getting amazing results I got none. Before implementing them I felt icky in my gut (and despite always aiming to be a gut listener) I tried their way because I didn’t know any different and talking of trying and my gut recently something said stick with it but aim to be more authentic and come from a place of alignment and not a sheep. Thanks Universe, no soft soaping there Baby.

This morning I listened to an incredible Ali Brown Podcast about how we hide our important messages in our safe space and challenging us to get our true message out there in full public view and of course it resonated with me with my new desire to be completely authentic and aligned in ALL things regardless of the consequences but to be perfectly honest …….

Network Marketing has given me the confidence to do that for a long time in regards to my own personal offers about myself but I just wasn’t doing it in my Networking practices with my products because I didn’t have the confidence in my own abilities in that business arena

I have other aspirations now in business for 2019 and I am 100% assured I only move forward doing something for this venture when it is authentic and aligned (and gut checked) and the authentic and aligned in all areas is getting more natural now

Wow this is longest Blog post I have written in months … thank you so much if you have stuck with it this far. I appreciate you so much

And while I have been doing the authentic and aligned in recent days I have attracted more friends and followers than I have done …. ever !! And most of them have been in the business and MLM environment and this is where is shows authentically complete honesty …..

I had the thought …. I really hope they don’t try to spammy pitch me their opportunity and try to poach me because I love my company and it’s products and I am staying put (and we are NO.3 in the top Ten MLM Companies to work for in 2019) and we have a no spam policy but usually when I get business followers this happens (Yuck) so I checked my messages …. no eggy spam – Hoorah !!

And then I thought the light bulb thought …. I maybe wrong but maybe they added me as a peer, or they liked my (authentic) content and genuinely want to follow me because I put out my Woo Woo on my wall and they relate to it.

See, I am not terrified who knows the real me any more so it is all out there for everyone to see

I love Frazer Brookes, seriously check him out because he is all about the authentic message in Network Marketing and the other day Frazer posted “Be so positive that negative people delete you on Facebook”

And the negative partner who said throw the books away …. now he’s all positive, positive and eradicates the negative. No News in our house or Negative people on his social feed

And the 5%? I have to admit it still surprises me and I don’t know why. When I joined my NWM Company I joined because I felt it was a great opportunity but I never expected a community of people who like me, watch motivational material every morning. Read Personal Development books all the time and openly talk about The Law of Attraction on their Social Media platforms

I secretly wanted to be self-employed with as Bob Proctor advises ‘Multiple Streams of Income and I secretly wanted to connect to like minded people who would stimulate me and I attracted both it almost feels like, by accident or should I say “The Path of Least Resistance”

Questions Questions Questions

 

When I read Sir Richards Bransons book “Screw it Lets Do it” I quickly saw that he and people like him, Bill Gates for example didn’t have all the answers when they embarked on something but that didn’t stop them. They new they could get the answers and learn a long the way.

 
My story is I used to be in Management. Several different Management Roles and I loved learning new material. I loved growing and being a better version of me to help support people to be the best that they could be but when I left the last Role I could not face Leading any more.
 
Not because of the people I Led. They were awesome and some of you maybe reading this and I am not just blowing smoke for that reason. I am honoured to have you as Friends (there is always something positive that comes out of a negative situation). ?
 
There were several reasons I left but it was usually wrapped up in a lack of integrity on someones part, unprofessionalism, deceitfulness, lack of empathy, even cruelty.
 
I used to ask myself “What was wrong with me? Why couldn’t I find a Job I was happy in? ?
 
Were my expectations to high, are my standards to high, unrealistic, to picky” etc etc. ?
 
I always tried to dumb down, lower my standards, settle, accept the situation “That’s just how life is” and I always thought it was something was wrong with me. ?
 
I was always like the loyal dog you kicked and came back because I was scared. Scared of how I was going to pay my bills etc.
 
But eventually I could not suppress those feelings in my gut and the Universe conspired to get me out.
 
Somewhere a long the way I adopted a standard that if someone asked me a question and I didn’t know the answer I would tell them, if I didn’t know I would find out the answer and get back to them or ask someone else or point them in the direction of support.
 
I always told Trainees/Inductees questions are good. We only know what we know and the only way to know more is ask however I was in a role where it was advised to me not to admit if I didn’t know something as that would cause my Team not to have confidence and Faith in me and they wouldn’t be able to respect me.
 
This went against everything I felt to be right for me because to pretend to know something I didn’t know would be lying and honesty is the most important quality to me.
 
But like the loyal dog I did try to act that way and I felt sick to my stomach and found it difficult to look my Team in the eye.
 
Another thing that made me sick to the stomach (same role) was when I went into that Role I had become a bit gobby and would speak honestly in 121 situations etc and point out when I felt it said one thing on the tin but in reality it wasn’t quite like that (to say the least) one such situation “Equality” I loved the quote about treating the Janitor and the CEO equally but I was warned when I went into the Role by a peer myself and my Team maybe treated as lesser mortals by certain members of staff and unfortunately this was the case so I pointed it out and was given lip service so I kept pointing it out because I felt it was wrong to see people treated disrespectfully and eventually I was told that myself and my Team (and I even hate using the terminology Team because we were/are all equal in my eyes) would have to accept that we would have to be a “little” subservient in our position.
 
It was so hard looking my colleagues in the Face being told this information and I couldn’t/shouldn’t share it with them and that was the day I lost all respect for that Line Manager and I was just going through the motions from that moment on and I felt guilty because I felt I should always earn a salary for a good job done.
 
Thankfully I wasn’t wrong to be true to my beliefs, its OK to have High standards and good honest morals and I am now my own business owner, my own boss but at the same time I have an incredible network of people who I can call on at any time, who only want the best for me and build me up and constantly tell us ALL that are connected to the company not to be afraid to ask questions. Yay !!! ? ? ?
 
For months I have been utilising the resources, watching and listening to the Trainings video’s to be able to be the most knowledgeable, best support system I can to anyone who approaches me for information about being Their own Boss and running Their own business and then it struck me. I was watching the videos etc but I didn’t appreciate the effect that comment of not admitting you don’t know something had on me.
 
It was paralysing me from actually putting myself out there to truly be able to help people because that is all I want to do. Help people be the best they can be and live the life they desire and I know now the opportunity to do that is possible through this incredible business.
 
Because of this amazing network of people I am ready to help people be Their own Boss and build Their own businesses NOW because “It Is OK” to ask questions again, so if I don’t know I know I can get them the information or support they need and point them towards the right resources.
 
Jim Rohn says “Work harder on yourself than you work on your job”
 
I believe if you work on yourself with and your passion even as a side hustle that will eventually replace your job and you will eventually be earning a full time income #doingwhatyoulove and #lovingwhatyoudo
 
I hope you, who ever you are reading this just takes the step in some shape or form to follow your passion and work the rest out on your journey and remember you are never alone.
 
Got a question – Ask away Baby
 
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We are ALL Miracle Magnets

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Yesterday I wrote about flipping it, switching it. After hearing Jim Rohn say UNTIL after I nearly gave up on a dream  I decided to do something constructive and I switched it and flipped it and started to refocus on what I want, not want I don’t want.

After finishing reading “The Richest Man in Babylon” I decided to make a tick list of the recommended reading list and tick them once completing them. I had already prepped a reading list of 2016 but this was after reading several articles of how successful people are avid readers, Bill Gates being one of them so that every time a finish a book I add it to my list so I can actually see all the books I have read during 2016 and the first book I picked from the Babylon list was “Thought Vibration or the Law of Attraction in the Thought World” by William Walker Atkinson.

This gave me some good starting pointers as reminders to get back on track. You’ll have to read the book but I have adopted a couple new habits when ever fear or doubt creep in and that is to immediately switch it and say “I now have All the Courage of the Universe in me” and the other thing I say is when I think that I can’t have what I desire “I Am the Heiress of the Universe”.

My old subconsciously inherited Thought Forms are pretty darn stuck in those neural pathways and still require some conscious effort to switch and flip so I decided I needed to refocus on world view 2.0 not 1.0 so I dipped in to my kindle app to start rereading Pam Grouts “E:cubed” and make it playful.

In E:cubed Pam has added some communications that Pam received after writing E:squared (highly recommended if you haven’t read it) and it reminded me how people when faced with something they actually started saying they would ‘E:square it’ so yesterday after doing the ‘Happy Dance’ I decided to E:square things when faced with something that tried to flip me back to world view 1.0 and remember the Universe has our back 24/7 and to look for the miracles.

Well yesterday was filled with more miracles than I could shake a stick at and the Universe definitely has a sense of humour constantly sending me little messages to show we me that I am a human transmission tower with even the most random of thoughts creating an impact.

I decided this morning I would also adapt something else Pam does and before I get out of bed I would say “Something amazingly awesome is going to happen to me today !!”

Well it already has – My eldest daughter is getting married soon and I still haven’t got a dress. I’m not scared as I trusted that I would find a dress as I have always found something fantastic and perfect at very short notice on previous occasions however I was very disappointed when I found the perfect dress on line several months ago but it was late in the season and only stick insect sizes were left. I copied and pasted the dress name in to the internet but still the same – insect sizes only then this morning a series of events happened that made me come across the dress again in insect size but I don’t know why I felt inspired to copy and paste it again and also inspired me to click on available sizes. Could I being seeing right? This dress that I could not find for love or money previously was staring at me in my size and not only that, reduced to £90 of your British Pounds instead of the original £230.

I flipped it and switched it and I am now a Miracle Magnet.

My advise is read Pam’s books. Just by reading the books it changes your vibration to world view point 2.0.

Have a miraculous day

Flip it, Switch it. Lets go round again.

 

If you have followed my blog for a while you may know that I adopted a little habit from Ali Brown and brought it in to the 21st Century.

I think it was Jim Rohn (and probably others) that said we become the 5% of people around us so Ali B feeling that she didn’t have direct role models in her 5% started listening to Tony Robbins cassettes borrowed from the library on a walkman on her commute to work on the subway. (Apols Ali if it wasn’t exactly like this as it has been a couple years ago since I read it).

I tweaked this by picking motivational information from my YouTube app on my iPhone. I picked one the other day which was a montage of motivational speakers but one thing funnily enough by Jim Rohn hit the sweet spot.

I like when I read books by people I admire that appear to have their shit together on the positive thinking, Law of Attraction gig admit that they have doubts, bad days, times they don’t have their shit together but not in a sadistic in  reassuring way. It reassures me when I am having trouble remembering that the Universe is supporting 24/7 that it happens to the best of us.

So what was that sweet spot?

I am going through one of those times that I am having to work really hard to hold the faith and kick out the doubt and even asked myself the question perhaps I should stop pursuing a particular avenue and Jim said “Promise yourself you will read the books UNTIL your skills change, you will keep listening UNTIL it makes sense, piece by piece, word by word, bit by bit you’ll keep going for it UNTIL, never give up UNTIL however long that is. Resolve that you will pay the price UNTIL you learn, change, grow,become”

“UNTIL” my new favourite word.

With every passing second we have a new opportunity to start again. If what you are doing isn’t getting the results you want flip it, switch it, go round again UNTIL.

 

 

 

 

Blog Post Challenge

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The other day I was thinking of how my blog posts were becoming more and more infrequent and my dream life seems to be slipping away.

Well I think slipping away is the wrong phrase but the vision is a little foggy instead of crystal clear and then I spot something on Facebook that s draws my attention.

A 15 day Blog Challenge by Natalie Sisson the author of and the ‘Suitcase Entrepreneur’. Hmmm maybe this is just what I need?

To be honest I haven’t had the time to read all the info of what is involved but I received and an email today and watched the attached video.

Natalie asked a question and asked the participants to write the answer in their blogs, post it and attached the link from the blog post into the YouTube video comments section.

So here I go ..

Here’s the question

Q.“What is your daily success plan?

A. Before I get out of bed I say to myself in my head “Thank you for all the miracles I receive today, I Love myself, I expect good things to happen to me” and then I remind myself of as many things I can that I am grateful for.

I  try listen to happy music from my happy play list as I get ready for the day.

I have a statement similar to what I say to myself before I get up set it my calendar that comes up at 07:30 am and 08:00am to keep me on track and says “I expect good things and remember there is a solution to every problem”

Just before I leave the house I pick an inspirational YouTube video to listen to as I commute.

I allow myself enough time to sit quietly in my car and take notes on what I have listened to if anything inspires me and write it in my digital journal and then I pick a happy tune to enter work with and I send love to all my colleagues and then the whole Universe (corny maybe but it makes me feel good).

The rest of the day is more random in as much as I always aim to stay positive and live in the moment and stay authentic to myself with what ever the day presents me with and when people maybe unpleasant I send them more love because I don’t know what motivated it and as Gary Zukav says “What ever you do, come from Love, always come from Love”

Any time I have free me time I try to use it as Productively as I can. As Jim Rohn says “You should work harder on yourself than you do on your job”

Well that’s me. Maybe not what was intended by the exercise but I Am just being true and honest to myself and follow the instincts that arose when the question was asked.

Maybe ask yourself the same question “What is your daily success plan?  . Have you got one? What are your dreams looking like? Crystal Clear or a little misty? Maybe you need to bring them back in to full focus

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Thank you Toilet

Happiness is not an outside thing, it’s an inside thing.

Happiness is a choice we make regardless of our circumstances.

Whilst I sat in our car as my partner got fuel I looked up at the variety of beautiful trees opposite and their fantastic equally varied foliage flowing in the wind and I felt very relaxed and grateful. So grateful it was a trigger for me to say thank you for all the things I could think of in that moment I was grateful for.

My eyesight to see this beautiful seen and appreciate the gorgeous summers day, thank you health, thank you mobility, thank you car for enabling us to travel through beautiful countryside and picturesque towns and villages, thank you for all the beautiful people in my life and who I come into contact with and on and on and on.

Shorty after my partner got back in the car. He’s a self employed skilled trades made and had to contact a friend that he was currently helping to renovate his home to say he wouldn’t be able to make it to their house today (Saturday) and how frustrated he knew he’d be.

My partner said he would try to make it today (Saturday) after giving him a day during the working week because he got so demanding that he needed him there like, yesterday to do this job and as it was my partner was unable to do anything on arrival because another trade that was required before my partner could do his work had not completed their work so wasted journey wasted day and as it was my partner was going to try to go at the weekend but he had to complete the job he had to put on hold for his demanding friend and couldn’t see himself achieving both.

My partner began to relay how his ‘friend’ was really annoyed because he needed his toilet downstairs working.

I inquired ‘does he have another toilet?’ And he replied ‘Yes, two but he’s fed up of having to keep walking upstairs!’ – “Seriously?” I replied .

My partner continued to tell me varying tales of his attitude towards people working for him or helping him, including very close relatives. Very rude, ungrateful attitude.

I expressed my personal feeling that this person seems to have lost touch with reality and could do with getting some perspective. He is currently renovating a very large house (with three toilets) yet all he seems to be doing is focusing on the negative and moaning. He has a lot in my eyes, more than most and yet by focusing on all the negatives, what good is it doing him.

We are not wealthy in some ways (obviously I need to work on that area) but I remind myself when I think about our kitchen that is falling apart and our partly completed renovated house (with one toilet, upstairs. Maybe that’s why I am so mobile? So I am grateful I have an upstairs toilet) that I am very lucky. I have a roof over my head. Hot and cold running water. An incredible shower (in our completed bathroom, well I am lucky enough to live with a skilled tradesman in that arena).

(And by the way I seem to like brackets today) so thank you to brackets.

I live in a country that allows me as a women equal freedom to do whatever I choose (including drive, still banned for some women in certain countries along with many other things I could take for granted). I won’t be stoned for marrying a man I love or have acid thrown in my face for dishonouring my family, or be genitally mutilated as a teenager and I have the freedom to write all of the above without being beaten or raped.

As we drove home we passed through a town busy with shoppers and I spotted a young man living in a doorway. He’d be grateful for one toilet. Later after my partner went out to complete his work I took out our gorgeous car (that I have manifested which I envisioned many years ago and my colleagues mocked when I discussed the book I was reading and what is suggested to do. Such as manifest a car, well I am driving in it now baby)

I have been listening to a Jim Rohn video on the YouTube app on my mobile phone whilst commuting, something else I am grateful for. Free use of the internet and social media to access motivational material to grow my mind and in this video Jim says “Work harder of yourself than you do at your job”

The (car) job I was in was the first job I had after many years of bringing up three children. It manifested the day after I thought ‘I could get a job now.’

It wasn’t the greatest job, peeling potatoes and onions in a freezing cold environment. When I thought I would like to move on from that job to a more emotionally sound situation another job manifested. Ten years later as if by accident I have gone from peeling potatoes to very well educated in many skills and in my third managerial role.

I haven’t manifested all my dreams yet but I must have been working ok on myself with all the books etc I have read and listened too.

I digressed but what I was going to say was whilst out driving I came to a junction and waiting for a gap in the traffic I saw a man sat in a wheelchair whilst next to him was, probably his son painting a garage door and I thought after many years working within the care industry (after peeling potatoes) ‘I bet this man would like to go to the toilet with dignity and without the aid of equipment and possibly the help of another human being and our ‘friend’ feels hard done by because he has to walk upstairs to his two other toilets.

He has a gorgeous house etc etc and he his moody with a bad attitude to others and the man I gave ten pounds to in a door way the other evening who was a gift to meet and told me he was so happy because in two weeks he was moving in to his own place that he found after ten weeks living on the streets because after having to leave his last property he couldn’t find a landlord that would accept his beloved dog until now. He was the happiest person I’d met in a long time.

Proving you don’t have to be rich to be happy, proving you don’t have to have a lot to be happy and proving having a lot won’t make you happy.

It’s an inside job and it’s a choice.

There is always something to be grateful for in any given situation.

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