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My Journey Towards a Passion for Eco-Fashion – By Jo Blundell

April 24, 2010 – 9:59 pm | 5 Comments

OK, so my passion for ‘eco’ doesn’t stop at fashion, but that’s pretty much where it began for me. I read an article a few years back on how fashion has become faster, clothes have …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#9

April 24, 2010 – 9:39 pm | 2 Comments

So I’m nine days into my 365 days of Fun and Chillaxation (whilst raising my son and growing my site to a subscription base of 100,000, yeah!) and I’m looking back fondly at Week One’s …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#6

April 21, 2010 – 6:45 pm | 2 Comments

Today I ran.  Did I run for love?  Yes.  Did I run for the sheer joy of being able to run? Yes.  Did I run for freedom, for free expression of my firey energy and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#3

April 18, 2010 – 7:52 pm | One Comment

Today, two small yet significant events made me smile – just little things, yet definitely worth ‘writing [to you] about’. Firstly, check  out this harvest!  How blessed am I?  And that box of tomatoes and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#2

April 17, 2010 – 10:58 pm |

Tonight I attended the must-do of Golden Bay culture – a pot luck at my friend Fi’s house.
It was a small affair, unlike some of the humungous pot-lucks I’ve attended here where dozens of …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#1

April 17, 2010 – 4:47 pm |

Well. The first thing that I want to say is our house is silent and WITHOUT A TV! Ahhh! This is something I’ve decided to do for the year. DVDs are allowed, …

Humour Works – by Pat Armitstead – Book Review

April 14, 2010 – 9:43 pm |

On the cover of this book it says: “Pat commits the cardinal management sin of spreading joy and making people smile …”.  Immediately after reading it, I found myself feeling cheeky and cheerful and naturally …

Tips for Success: Tip #Two Be Generous

April 11, 2010 – 12:00 pm |
Tips for Success: Tip #Two Be Generous

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of …

Going Green? How to Chillax and Enjoy Yourself

April 11, 2010 – 11:08 am |

This is the second in a series by Charlotte Squire on Sustainable Environmentalism.
Go on, enjoy the process! You deserve to feel good while you create an exciting environmental future
I’ve got news for you: it’s O.K. …

Sustainable Environmentalism: How to Apply the Law of Attraction to Positive Environmental Change

April 4, 2010 – 1:37 pm | 5 Comments

The Law of Attraction, do you believe in it? According to this premise, what ever you focus on and emotionally engage with, you will attract more of. Does this ring true? Or perhaps it seems …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

March 30, 2010 – 6:09 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Jacob A. Riis said, “Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.  Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split …

A Story on How to Build Resilience From the Joyologist

March 26, 2010 – 8:49 am |
A Story on How to Build Resilience From the Joyologist

Once upon a  time, back in around 2001, I applied for a job with Jim Gilchrist from Team One.  Some of you may know Jim.
Jim said to me, very kindly  ” I love you Pat …

Dream to Reality – Share Your Dreams!

March 16, 2010 – 5:54 pm | 5 Comments

When you share your dreams with the world, the amount of unexpected support that flows to you is astounding. Until recently, I didn’t like sharing my goals and fantasies with other people. I think this …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

March 10, 2010 – 6:57 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Joann C. Jones wrote, “During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz.  I breezed through the questions until I read the last one:  “What is the first name of the …

Kiwi Icons Lead Global Landmarks in Worldwide Earth Hour Switch Off

March 9, 2010 – 1:06 pm |
Kiwi Icons Lead Global Landmarks in Worldwide Earth Hour Switch Off

What do Te Puke’s kiwi fruit and Paeroa’s L&P bottle have in common with the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa, London Eye and Table Mountain? They are all taking action against climate change …

The Winning DreamtoReality Entry: Emily Harris

March 8, 2010 – 8:25 am | 21 Comments
The Winning DreamtoReality Entry: Emily Harris

My name is Emily Harris. I’m 25 years old and at the end of last year I finished a legal internship. The natural next step for me was to get a job with a law …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

February 24, 2010 – 8:28 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Mignon McLaughlin wrote, “Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.”
Have you had that thought: the one that says it’s ok because what I’m feeling, or what is happening …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

February 23, 2010 – 2:47 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Edmund Burke said, “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”
My favourite law is the Law of Compounding. Usually ‘interest’ is added on the end of …

DreamtoReality Entry: Genevieve de Spa

February 22, 2010 – 7:55 pm | 7 Comments

Ever since coming to live in Auckland just over a year ago, I have been thinking about how to reduce the traffic on the roads.
Rodney Hyde thinks that Auckland is “broken and needs fixing” because …

Once Upon a Positive Time

February 21, 2010 – 8:20 pm |

Astound the World in Ninety Days …
Once upon a time, in Australia, in November 1989, there was an enormous crash (well, that’s a figurative term, as  I have actually not been one to quietly begin …

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