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"All the answers to life's questions reside within you." - Carole

February 11, 2008 - A publication of The WisdomCoach - www.wisdomcoach.com

Monday Morning Coach
Written weekly by
Carole L. Billingham, MCC

Spiritual and Business Coach


In this Issue:
Quote of the Week
What People Are Saying
Carole's Wise Women Circle
Watch Carole on YouTube
Carole's Blog
Become Carole's Friend
Recommended Book
February Specials!
Contact Carole
 

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Good Morning!

 

Have you ever noticed that often the littlest things in life bring you the greatest pleasure?

 

The other day I wrote in my journal how excited I was about a new purple pen that I found at Office Max. I wrote how, in every way, my pen was perfect: the purple ink, the way it felt in my hand, and even the attractive design.

 

I know, you probably think how childish can someone be to derive so much pleasure from a silly purple pen? But I say, why not? The fact that you stop to take a moment to notice is what really matters. Whether it’s a sandy beach in Mexico or a delicious mouthful of your favorite food, being in the moment and noticing what delights you only proves how blessed you are with a feeling of joy and appreciation.

 

Living your life at the speed of sound doesn’t leave you with much opportunity to notice the little (and big) things that bring you joy. But slowing down, and taking a moment to look at your life from a new perspective, might just change the way you live and experience the reality of your life.

 

I dare you to take a deep breath and look around you. Notice that when you really look at the details of your surroundings, you’ll see things that you never noticed before. Stop to appreciate the vividness of colors around you, like your houseplants, and notice the miraculous processes that keep those plants alive; and take a moment to discover the many comforts in your room (like the cozy chair you sit in or the warmth from a fireplace) as if for the first time.

 

What are you noticing as you do this? Can you sense a shift in your perspective and perhaps a softening in your body and your presence in the room? What would happen if you were able to bring your new sense of appreciation into the rest of your day, your week, your life?

 

I challenge you to slow down this week and “smell the roses.” Take a moment each and every day to stop, breathe, and soften your focus. Let your breath and your soul loosen the tense fibers of your being, creating more space in your body and mind, bringing with it a sense of peace, color, and joy.

 

Be gentle with yourself. It takes time and practice shifting from living in overdrive to cruise control. A little dose of humor can help and so does asking Spirit to guide you. Remember, the natural essence of your soul is one of peace and calm. The ability to live from a place of tranquility is not about learning something new, but simply remembering who you really are. And by the way, who you really are is amazing!

 

Wishing you a week of simple pleasure and lots of joy,

 

 

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week:  "Man reveals his character even in the simplest things he does."
-- Jean de La Bruyere

 

Question:  Where are some places in your life where you might be a bit out of integrity? What can you do this week to make sure your actions are aligned with your values?

 

Affirmation:  "My thoughts, words and deeds are in line with my true values. Life is effortless and simple."

 

Copyright 2008, Carole L. Billingham, MCC  All rights reserved.

What People are Saying about Coach Carole

"Thanks for your encouragement and friendship. I really appreciate it from the bottom of my heart. You have helped me get to where I am today and I am truly grateful for that."
 - Rebecca Baumgartner, Real Estate Professional, Simi Valley, CA

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Join Carole's Wise Women Circle

“When sleeping women wake, mountains move”

- - Chinese Proverb

 
Are you ready to move mountains? We are holding a spot just for you!

 

Get on the list for our spring sessions by sending an email to: karen@wisdomcoach.com

 

Click here to learn more about this enlightening and fun group 
 

 Watch Carole on YouTube

Why do I love doing what I do? Take a moment to watch My Role as a Wisdom Coach on YouTube.

 


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Read Carole's Blog


Find new articles and words of wisdom from Carole each week on her Blog page.

 

Click HERE to read Carole's newest featured writings.

 

Become Carole's Friend


Thank you to all that have joined my network of friends. I'd love to have more of you join! You can now join Carole's network of friends at the following social networking sites:

www.linkedin.com/in/carolebillingham
www.myspace.com/carolebillingham
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=725281019


 

 NEW! Carole's Latest Book Recommendation


1001 Ways to Be Romantic (Paperback)
by Gregory Godek (Author)
 

Gregory J.P. Godek, known as America's Romance Coach, offers "1001 creative, sexy, loving tips and ideas" in the fifth anniversary edition of 1001 Ways to Be Romantic. Godek's straightforward approach is perfect for those new to romance or those needing a refresher course. It's packed with advice, from Little Things That Mean a Lot to The Mindset of a Romantic and Making Beautiful Music Together.

 

Click to view or purchase this book

 

See a list of Carole's other recommended books

February Specials!

 

Now Available! The 10 Principles of Attraction in MP3 format!

That's right! You can now get my 10 Principles of Attraction in MP3 format! It's perfect for downloading and listening to whenever life's struggles take you off course.


 

Order the MP3 version of this audio book now for only $14.99!

Click HERE to order The 10 Principles of Attraction audio book in MP3 format.
 

Begin today to live a happier, healthier life that is a true expression of Who You Really Are!


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Contact Carole


Speaker, Author and Spiritual and Business Coach, Carole L. Billingham, MCC

Inspires spirited businesspeople to live with Power, Passion and Purpose
and invites you to be among them!


Contact Carole at:

WisdomCoach
P. O. Box 3186
Estes Park, CO 80517
303-403-4003
Toll free: 1-800-442-9480
carole@wisdomcoach.com
www.wisdomcoach.com


Copyright © 2008 Carole L. Billingham, MCC

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