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The secret to getting out there and exercising is getting out there and exercising

May 23, 2012 – 5:18 pm | One Comment

By Dr Sarb Johal
Over the last few days, I discovered that I have mislaid the charging cable for my Garmin GPS training watch somewhere. Those who know me know that I usually take quite a …

MondayMotivator: When less means more

December 20, 2010 – 10:20 am |
MondayMotivator: When less means more

Last week I wrote a minimotivator on instinct and how as you train it you notice opportunities faster [read it here]. Having less helps you do that too.
Recently I read an article titled Lessons from …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

December 16, 2010 – 9:34 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Someone once said, “Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.”
I’m loving the rain in Auckland today. It’s been very dry here lately and this is sure to help fill a …

MondayMotivator: Singing in the Lifeboats

December 13, 2010 – 9:38 am |

This morning I saw a tweet that the week ahead for someone was not going to be good. I replied that wasn’t the attitude to start the week with and they should remember Voltaire said …

The Wondrous World of Heirloom Vegetables

July 27, 2010 – 9:56 pm | 2 Comments

By Suzi Franks
Imagine lime green cauliflowers, white carrots and red Brussels sprouts. Or how about black tomatoes or lime green ones with dark green stripes or sweetcorn kernels that are all the colours of the …

Laughter Yoga – Event – Takaka

June 15, 2010 – 10:00 am |

LAUGH your way to Health & Happiness
Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha He Hee Heeeee
Laughter Club Takaka
TUESDAYS 5:10 – 5:50PM – Community Centre
FRIDAYS 9:00 …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

June 14, 2010 – 7:40 pm |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

I wish I could do this or I wish I could do that are not the most powerful of statements you can make to get what you want.
Wishing for sun on a dreary Winters day …

Tips for Success: Tip #5 Seize the Day & Take Decisive Action!

June 4, 2010 – 8:17 pm |

My fifth tip for success: Taking Decisive Action covers Where to Start, Baby Steps to Success, Analysis Paralysis, why you should Seize the Day and how to Keep Fresh. I am going to show you …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

May 17, 2010 – 10:02 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Over the past seven months I have been following Australian teenager Jessica Watson on her solo and unassisted round the world yacht voyage. I actually started following her before she left because I couldn’t believe …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#27 – Magnifico Petrol Station Woman!

May 12, 2010 – 5:31 pm |

A delightful thing happened to me today.  Did I happen across a pile of money lying upon the footpath? No, not today.  Did a beaming Italian woman leap towards me waving free tickets to the …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

May 10, 2010 – 9:20 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Sometimes in the weekend I really just want to sit on my butt. Long weeks and lots of time driving will do that to anyone.
There is always stuff to do though and this weekend was …

Tips for Success: Tip #4 Be Persistent

May 7, 2010 – 3:17 pm |
Tips for Success: Tip #4 Be Persistent

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Sir Winston Churchill

My Fourth Tip for Success is to Be Persistent
Being persistent and unstoppable is an essential trait for success …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#22 – Persistence, Oh Glorious Persistence!

May 7, 2010 – 3:09 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#22 – Persistence, Oh Glorious Persistence!

“Serena, even before I read the bit about myself you had me in tears! Thanks, I really appreciate the reminder to be brave and keep asking ‘what’s next’? This morning I woke up, as usual, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#18

May 3, 2010 – 7:25 pm |

Come away with me.  Let’s take off to the beach for the day.  My website can take care of itself.  We’ll load up the car with kids, food, the dog, two wahine (kiwi females) and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#16

May 1, 2010 – 10:59 pm | One Comment

Tonight I did something that both scared the bejeebees out of me and thrilled my socks off.  Tonight, I accepted an invitation to ‘Samhain Rituals, Potluck & Goddess Party’ with a group of friends, here …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#12

April 27, 2010 – 8:59 pm |

Our first rainy day – hot chocolates on tap; apple crumble; stories under a rug; DVDs on repeat; time outside under a see through roof feeling the rain and the wind and the thunder booming …

Authentic Success; The Way of Simplicity

April 26, 2010 – 9:08 pm |

For the last few weeks I’ve been facilitating a 22 day process of transformation, building community and starting a new mentoring program for women leaders of the Whole New World, and that’s why you haven’t …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#11

April 26, 2010 – 8:44 pm | 2 Comments

Today I woke with the urge to be kind.  To give.  I felt inspired to surprise  someone with something good, just for them.  And I knew the person at the top of my list: my …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

April 26, 2010 – 8:48 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Instead of working, working towards your goals why not stop, relax, and visualise / imagine having achieved them already.
On Saturday I was about to turn the TV on while we waited for friends to turn …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#10

April 25, 2010 – 10:37 pm |

Tonight I attended the HANDS (Golden Bay’s complementary currency system, see Rebecca’s recent article here) Harvest Feast along with around 140 other people. I’ve got to be honest, I felt really emotional to be there, …