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One by One – Work in Progress

A New Year’s resolution that’s lasting 😉

Quilting Oneness

During December 2016, which was a particularly topsy-turvy month for me with stressful events, delays and other surprises like health warnings, I learned something that was very important: The world does not end just because I can’t do or finish in time what I had planned to.

This time round I paid attention, learned my lesson, and have since been able to maintain a steady, sustainable pace…

…one step at a time

No multitasking but a relaxed focus on what I’m doing at the moment.

Simplifying decisions rather than trying to do everything at once.

Scheduling ahead, but without using this plan for putting pressure on myself.

Taking time-outs whenever necessary.

Practicing intuition by feeling inside what’s best right now instead of looking at the clock.
Going with the flow and not rushing after it or resisting it.

So although there are still three projects which I had thought I’d…

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Digital Product Mastermind Group

This is for you if you're thinking of creating or marketing a digital product (eBook, PDF, music, video, tutorial or online course...) but don't quite know how to get started. Last summer I participated in the Small Product Lab (see my review of my lab experience on my other blog Quilting Oneness), organised by Gumroad.… Continue reading Digital Product Mastermind Group

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How To Get Back Into Your Rhythm After A Break?

or: A Reason As Good As Any Whether it's a lapse in a diet or exercise program, going back to work after a holiday or illness, finishing an almost (but never quite) forgotten Work In Progress, or reviving a neglected relationship or blog - I certainly don't have the miracle cure for restarting 😉 ,… Continue reading How To Get Back Into Your Rhythm After A Break?

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The Inspiration Offered by Mistakes

How do you react to mistakes – yours or those of others?

Quilting Oneness

This post is inspired by the paragraph about Ripping Out Your Stitching (@ The Slow Stitch Movement) being part of the process.

About thirty years ago I attended a textile workshop together with about a dozen other women. One of them complained about having to undo a mistake for the second time. Our teacher, a very kind but also very outspoken and resolute person, thought for a moment, and then said: “You wouldn’t believe how often I need to undo something… You want to know how I do it?”

Sure, we all said.

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Congratulations!

1st December = (inter)National Novel Writing Month is over. *C*O*N*G*R*A*T*U*L*A*T*I*O*N*S* to ♥ all who have validated and won: Enjoy your certificate - and look at it whenever the going is rough. You've done it once, and you can do it again! ♥ all who have not made it: Give yourself a pat on your shoulder… Continue reading Congratulations!

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Is There Something “In The Air” Today?

While I scanned my subscriptions, I came across these excerpts, all from different blogs (eight in a row in total): "Is anyone else having issues with WP today? All I'm getting is blank pages without links to new posts and comments." "Here [I] am sitting in front of a blank page just typing because I… Continue reading Is There Something “In The Air” Today?