Living the Richest of Lives

March 29, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Freedom Space

“You’ve changed”. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve had that statement said to me during the last seventeen years, I’d be rich. The changes began when I lost my mother, the same day that I realised it was time for me to grow up. I was a married woman at the time […]

A Good Question. . .

March 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

  A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea. – John Ciardi   Pic: good question by e-magic

Creating Lasting Change in Your Relationship

March 25, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

Please welcome Alexis Bonari as our guest writer today! More about Alexis below. New people and new places can often be the conduit for change – it’s easier to be different in a different situation or with different people. But in order to build long-lasting, meaningful and committed relationships with our loved ones and friends, […]

5 Steps to Overcome Fear of Change & Live a Fabulous Life

March 22, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

I am excited to welcome back Tess Marshall as our guest today. More about Tess below. It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not. ~James Gordon, M.D. We don’t like to change. It’s difficult, it can be costly, it interrupts the […]

Spring to Change: Let Yourself Expand, Reach, and Grow

March 18, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

I am thrilled to welcome Sue Alexander as our guest today (yes, this beautiful image is her creation!). More about Sue below. Change is opportunity. Whether it’s learning a new skill for work, or stretching myself to try a new adventure outdoors, when I go beyond my routine I feel brand new — just like […]

Spiritual Change

March 14, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Spiritual Space

Love it or hate it, change is guaranteed to happen! Often, continuously, when you expect it and when you don’t. Knowing that external change will be a constant in our lives then, what is the point of loving it or hating it? Why not just accept it? Acceptance of other people’s behaviour or words, and […]

Ready to Take the Risk Required to Blossom?

March 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Guest Space

Today, I am happy to welcome back Stacey Curnow. More about Stacey below. A year ago I wrote an article (posted here at The Calm Space) about the cataclysmic change I made nine years ago. I did so not realizing that I was gearing up to take a similar leap again. Here’s a snippet: People […]

Love the Questions. Live the Questions.

March 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Breathing Space

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At […]

Coping with Change in Six Steps

March 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Guest Space

Today I am happy to welcome Maria Rainier as our guest writer. More about Maria below. In the year after my nineteenth birthday, I went from living in a small town in Japan with friends and family developed over nineteen years to being a “foreigner” in a small town in America, where the local flavor […]

Change is Good: Welcoming in March

March 1, 2011 by  
Filed under The Space

It is hard to believe that two months of 2011 have passed already. Gone. Done. Did you do something spectacular with them? Or were you like so many on our planet at the moment, reeling from what Mother Nature has thrown at you? I know I was. Floods. Cyclones. Earthquakes and blizzards. You could be […]