What is life without Passion?

April 23, 2008 by  
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Passion is my life. In fact, what is life without it? A grey wheel of habits spinning oddly on. ~ from the movie Nanny McPhee, 2006, Celia Imrie. Quote courtesy of Reel Life Wisdom  

When design meets booklover..

April 19, 2008 by  
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Here at The Calm Space, we’re all a bit mad about books. Since we renovated our home last year and our previous bookshelves were demolished, I am currently obsessed on the lookout for good book storage. I couldn’t resist sharing this one with you. All it needs is a reading lamp and a throw rug […]

A round of applause please

April 18, 2008 by  
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We’re proud as punch of our Joanna! Joanna Young’s Confident Writing blog took a surprising (not for us!) win over Copyblogger to take out the latest round of March Writing Blog Madness, where a field of 32 blogs about writing have been gathered to compete to see who is the best. Here’s the match: Game […]

Sharing what fires me up

April 15, 2008 by  
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My Top 3 Passions are… 1. Family and friends, spending time with them, and the laughter we share. 2. Travel and photography, they go hand in hand. 3. My business, finding solutions and helping people. Yes, I know. Technically that’s more than 3, but I just couldn’t leave anything out. And like an Oscar winner’s […]

A secret passion is shared

April 14, 2008 by  
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Here’s my answer to the challenge this month. It’s a bit long! But I was hoping some of you might find it of interest…  

Sharing the passion around

April 13, 2008 by  
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I have been inspired to try something a little different in my response to our challenge this month on What Really Fires You Up? Joanna (The Writing Space) encouraged me to try out this new technology tool. It’s called Voicethread. It’s quick, simple and free to set up. And the best part about it? You […]

A recipe for boredom

April 10, 2008 by  
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Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. ~Dale Carnegie

Do you know an Outstanding, "Real" Mum?

April 9, 2008 by  
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Or are you a Mum who deserves an award? OK, yes, so here at The Calm Space we recon all Mothers deserve an award – not only for birthing the little darlings, but for putting up loving them no matter what for the rest of their lives! Amanda Cox (aka Mad Cow) of RealMums is […]

Pay it Forward!

April 4, 2008 by  
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Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. ~Scott Adams Today is Pay It Forward Day. Do a good deed or three, expect nothing in return. Ask them to Pay it Forward when they are able. Repeat. Imagine what a wonderful place this […]

The Challenge for April – Share Your Passion!

April 1, 2008 by  
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Share your passions, secret or otherwise, with The Calm Space this April. What is it that really fires you up? Send us your answers: one line (50 words max), a photo, a link to a move clip or a piece of music… Please share with us – leave your comment below! We’ll be sharing ours […]

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