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Creating Happy Holidays Part 3: “Giving & Receiving”. From Creating Money, Creating Meaning

We each receive certain gifts when we come into this life – talents, interests and attributes – that we offer to others. In return, we may receive love, acknowledgement, appreciation, validation, money or other rewards. Receiving in these ways allows us to replenish the life force we have “spent” which in turn enables us to continue giving. If we look deeply at our relationships with others through the giving/receiving lens, we find they can all be categorized as: a. A relationship where you mostly give. b. A relationship where you mostly receive. c. A two-way flow relationship. Creative giving will…

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This Week’s Book Extract: Creating Money, Creating meaning

This week’s book extract is from Creating Money, Creating Meaning. Some Questions: Do you have enough money? Yes / No Would you describe yourself as a wealthy person? Yes / No Do you know how to create more money? Yes / No Do you understand the physical, intellectual, emotional, psychological, creative and spiritual dimensions of money? Yes / No Do you understand that how you “do” money is how you “do” life? Yes / No Do you hold ideas or attitudes that might be a block in your relationship with money? Yes / No Do you understand the roots of…

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Is This A Poem? 7 Ways To Tell

‘Dear Orna,’ writes Terry, a long time subscriber. ‘I have been writing these things for years – I call them poems. But I’m not sure if they are because they don’t rhyme or use verse. What do you think?’ While formalised rhyme, rhythm and metre (as here) are associated with poetry, no single literary technique guarantees that a concoction of words becomes a poem. As much doggerel has been written in rhyme as in free verse. I don’t believe it’s Read More

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Are you a book owner or a book reader?

I’m moving house at the moment and I’m losing a lot of books. And a lot of people are shocked. “You’re giving away your books? Oh I just couldn’t.” The same sort of response greets me when I tell people that I scrawl in the margins of books, underline words, draw big circles around salient paragraphs… “You what?” At a reading once, a woman said to me, “That’s wicked and disgusting. Like   Read More

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