Monday, December 31, 2007

New Years Resolution My Way

Considering how exited we are about New Years Resolutions, and the important promises we make to ourselves at the last moments of an old year, I have come to the conclusion to make a new tradition for this day.

A No Setting Any Kind of Goal Day (besides from planning my day-to-day activities that is of course)


Because for such a long time, this day has been looked forward to with mixed emotions.
What resolutions should I make? Will I keep them? Will I disappoint myself again?

Drop it!

Any day, every day, is an opportunity to start over. Assigning a day to resolutions, only did one thing: Make you feel bad about yourself!

Now you tell me, how that helped you, or anyone else? It does not, because this fear of failure only does two things:

Brings down your self-esteem,
Brings fear of the future.

My conclusion to that is, that until we learn, that every day, every moment is a new opportunity to start all over again, and to begin creating the life of our dreams, this day will be my NO GOAl DAY!

Let's enjoy some fireworks, and have a party, and be thankful for the moments that we are spending time together today.

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser
813 - 531 - 8379

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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Quote for the Ladies

"Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away."
Barbara De Angelis

Have fun with food!

Eating should have a large place in the enjoyment and pleasure of live! (Which does not mean to use food as a substitute for pleasure - more on that in another article)

Having fun eating, yes, playing with your food is a great way to bring back the smile into what should always have been a pleasurable experience - nourishing your body and senses.

Here are a few ways to bring fun to the table:

1. Eat outside - your porch, your balcony, or a park. Have a picnic.

2. Eat with people that make your feel good about yourself - people that accept you as you are now.

3. Try something new!
Buy something at the store, that you never bought before (as long as it is considered healthy), such as a new fruit, or a different whole-grain cereal. You will find some real treasures just by stepping out of your usual comfort zone.

4. Make a kitchen sink soup!
Put together a variety of vegetables, some stock, and add a small amount of lean beef or smoked, lean sausage, and you have yourself a nutritious dinner or lunch. The possibilities for combinations are endless.

5 Have a food fight! (You might want to take that outside, to the back yard!)

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser

Friday, December 28, 2007

Affirmations About Food!

Replacing negative statements with positive affirmations are a easy, free way to begin the re-shaping of the thought-process regarding food.
Here are some examples on how to re-place a negative statement into a positive affirmation:

Negative Statement: Positive Statement:
I am getting bigger. I am taking charge!

I do not like healthy foods Healthy eating is fun and tasty!
It is fun to try out new foods!

It does not matter what I eat, I control my body!
I have bad genes

I love to eat! I love to eat healthy foods!

I like sweets I choose sweets wisely!

These portions are too small. I enjoy every bite, slowly!
I take my time to eat!

Affirmations might not sound like a true statement to you right now. Keep in mind thought, that our words become our thoughts, our thoughts bundled become our feelings, and our feelings create our reality!

Therefore even if a statement does not ring true as you are saying it, ban the negative thoughts out of your head, and proclaim the affirmations anyway!

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Thursday, December 27, 2007

How do you think about food?

How do you speak, and think about food?

What is your thought-process,when eating? Take a moment to think about what I just asked you. What thoughts do you associate with eating? What words come out of your mouth, when you talk about food?

The relationship you have with food, with thought and words, has a lot to do, with how you feel about yourself, your body image, your weight and your health.
How you think about food, determines, how you eat, what you eat, how much you eat, and how you will feel while eating.

If you go to your food with an attitude of, it needs to fill you quickly, then the what, that you are putting into your mouth, and the flavor of what you are putting in your mouth is less likely to be of high quality.

If you go toward food, as a comfort, it will play that role, while you will pick anything that raises that serotonin, which is fine in moderation, but only in moderation. You know what I am talking about, the chocolate, the cookies, the other sweets, you seem to not be able to stay away from.

If you go toward food, as a booster of energy, you will pick differently. You will pick the apple, or that smoothie, have a dense plate of whole-wheat pasta with fresh pesto. And it will feel good.

If you go toward food, with gratefulness of every bite, and with joy, you will slow down, enjoy, and savor each meal, satisfaction through slow enjoyment. You will feel relaxed, and choose flavor, scent and an experience as a whole. You will be filled after less bites, because you gave your body time to experience the pleasure of food.

How you look at what you eat, makes a large difference in how you will experience food intake, what you choose, and how you will feel.

So, how would you learn to control that?

Here are some quick tips:

1. Set your intend, before you make the food, or go out to eat.

2. Either eat alone, or around people that relax you, and share a similar approach to food, that you are trying to achieve.

3. Take your time, at least once a day, to really look at what you are eating. Smell the food, look at it, smile at it appreciate it. Slow down.

4. Be truly grateful for each bite. As I already explained, that will slow you down as well, and begin to get you focused on what you are doing. Be truly present.

5. Turn off the distractions. Never, never eat in front of the TV, or while listening to music, or reading a book. If you are dining with someone else, talk about how great the food is, share that experience of being present.

In order to truly become in charge of your eating experience, you must be in control of how you think about the situation. Change begins with a thought, and a set intend, a goal, may it be living healthier or loosing a particular weight. It starts in your head.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Healthy Eating - Product Reviews

Hi Everyone!

It is time again, to try out some new foods! I found some really good things over the last few days, so let me share my experiences with you!

Again, a reminder, that all the products listed here, have to follow under the following categories:

1. Be organic
2. Indicated that they are healthier choices on their packaging,
3. Are whole-grain
4. If non-food idem, they have to be a "green"product.

Here is my list:

1. Nutri Grain Whole Wheat Eggo Pancakes
4 Stars!
Nice flavor, I can not tell the difference between them, and the regular ones, but what I do not like, is what they consider one serving : 3 Pancakes? That is a large serving, and promotes overeating!
I recommend eat one of them, top it with fruit, applesauce or yogurt and you have yourself a great breakfast!

2. Breakstone Reduced Fat Sour Cream
5 Stars!
I can not tell the difference between to original and the reduced fat one. I am sticking with the reduced fat version from now on!

3. Ken's Lite Accents Balsamic Vinaigrette Spritzer
5 Stars!
This is my favorite product of this month! Wonderful flavor, only 1 Calorie per Serving, makes eating a salad an culinary experience. I had everyone in my family try it out, and they all agree, even the kids! It is a winner!

4. Oatmeal to go from Quaker Brown Sugar Cinnamon
4 Stars.
Okay, I will not eat those things for breakfast, but as an alternative to a regular cookie or another sweet snack, when I need something to hold me over between meals, it is really good! It has allot of calories per serving, and each square is pretty large, so my daughter and I usually share one. So if you are watching your calorie intake precede with caution. Flavor is great, if you like it sweet! Nice, dense consistency.

That is all for this time! I am hoping you have enjoyed my review. If you have any special products, you would like me to try, and they fall into my categories, please feel free to contact me!

Have a wonderful day!

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Sunday, December 23, 2007

Benefits of Taking Yoga Classes

I have been practicing Yoga now for almost a year, and I have to say, that it has benefited me tremendously.
Recommending the practice of Yoga to my clients, and friends is easy, as the benefits are many.

1. Better Breathing:
Practicing slower, and deeper breaths during the Yoga practice helps to improve lung function and aids relaxation.

2. Increased Flexibility:
Through the increased challenges, Yoga poses improve mobility and extend your range of motion.

3. Cardiovascular Health:
Yoga lowers the resting heart rate, increasing your endurance.

4. Focusing on Now:
Yoga focuses you on the moment, and helps you become more aware of your body.

5. Pain relief:
Some poses (guided by a professional) have been known to reduce pain of chronic conditions.

6. Increased strength:
The slow movements of Yoga are a subtle but effective strength training.

7. Improved circulation:
The variety of the poses help to improve the oxygenated blood flow, and help the circulation to work more efficiently.

Find an accredited Yoga instructor in your area, get familiar with his/her practice and have fun! Keep in mind, that Yoga is beneficial for children as well. My daughter has been practicing with me now for the last 6 months, and she is usually the one now that asks for our daily practice!

Have a wonderful day!

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Friday, December 21, 2007

Oprah Quotes

Here are some of the inspiring things the Queen of Talk Shows shared with us:

"I have a lot things to prove myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly."

"We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are."

"I've learned not to worry about what might come next."

"Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. do better the second time. The only people who ever tumble never mount the high wire."

"I knew there was a way out. I knew there was another kind of life because I had read about it. I knew there were other places, and there was another way of being."

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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Are You Using Your Skills?

As I am writing to you each day, about living a healthy and balanced life, you have received vital information on how to transform yourself into who you want to become.

The news, all media, television and books are filled with information on how to improve your well being.

What I am wondering about is, with all that knowledge you are acquiring, why do some of my readers and readers of other health related blogs, embrace this knowledge to make major changes, while others will store this information without implementing it into your life style?

Are you embracing yourself as a priority, enough to take care of the only mind, body and soul, you will have?

Or is everything else more important at the moment, so that you hardly have time to eat and sleep, not even talking about thinking and eating healthy?

Stop! Hold on a second!

Make yourself a priority today!

If this feels selfish, then think about the following truths:

The more you take care of yourself, the more you are able to accomplish, for others, your family, and all the other obligations, which are now your first on the list.

The more you take care of yourself, the more likely you are focused, when you are needed.

The more you take care of yourself, make your goals important, the more abundance you have to share.

The more you take care of yourself, the more you are teaching others, that they can too, and not by using empty words, but by example.

No more excuses! No more reading, and not doing!

Take charge today!

Have a wonderful day!

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Health Benefits of Tea

Tea, expspecially during the winter season, is comforting and relaxing. At the same time the knowledge of the health benefits of tea is spreading. Let this be a quick reminder of the essential benefits of tea:

Green Tea:

Benefits are
aids digestion
prevents cancer
aids heart-health

Oolong Tea:

Benefits are
lowering cholesterol
combats fatigue
aids digestions
aids heart-health

Herbal Tea:

Herbal teas have a variety of health benefits, depending on the type of tea. Here is a short list of common teas:

1. Fennel: improves appetite
eliminates flatulence
soothes colds

2. Chamomile: soothes stomachs
calms nerves
induces sleep

3. Strawberry: relieves diarrhea
eases arthritis and rheumatism

4. Sage: improves digestion
eases lung congestion and coughs

Adding teas to your daily regimen is a great way to easily and gently improve your overall health!
Stay happy, stay healthy, stay strong! Set your intend!

Have a wonderful day!

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007


I have discovered a few truths in my life lately, that go somewhat against, what I have been brought up to believe, but are now become my core believes.

Here the are:

The more I learn to love myself, the more I learned to love others for who they truly are.

The less religious I become, the closer I have become to God.

The more passionate, and harder I work on what I love to do, the more energy I have, and the more I get done.

Think about it, and see what truths you can discover for yourself!

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser
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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Say It Out Loud!

In order to improve a relationship, there are a few sentences that can make a big difference if used more often.
While it is impossible to influence another persons actions, thoughts or reality beyond of what they allows us to, we can never less extend our self, through a kindness that is expressed with the following list of sentences:

I trust you.
Tell your child, or someone else who you care about you trust them, and you can see the effect in their eyes.

Thank you.
Never underestimate the power of Gratitude, not only directed toward your higher power, but in the context of connecting with another person. A simple Thank you, or a note can reach over gasps, that might have been created in the past.

Go for it.
Encouragement, instead of criticism. Too many times are we ready to point out, why someone should not do, what they are setting out to do. Encouragement means not to judge the situation, either as positive or negative, but it means to allow others to see that they have a choice to dream, and to reach.

I believe in you.
If you believe in the ability of another person, say it out loud. Just say it, shout it out to them, to others. These four words can be a booster of motivation, that can reach far beyond, what you are envisioning now. Tell someone today.

I love you.
In romantic relationships, this term might be overused, but why not tell your Mom, your Dad,or your kids, that you love them. What is wrong with greeting your Grandmother with a hug, expressing love toward them? Extend yourself, say the words that many regret never to have said, until it was too late. Call someone you love today, just to say "I love you."

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Your Motivational Coach
813 - 531 - 8379

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Saturday, December 15, 2007

Statements - Choices

"One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement to be true or false. It comes to be dominating thoughts in one's mind."
Robert Collier

This is a reality which many realize by using Affirmations.

What do you want to think about today?

What statement can you "re-write" for yourself, so that a new truth can be in your life? Your thoughts and your statements are what your reality will be like in the future. So if it is your choice, why not choose gratitude, joy, love, laughter, fun, strength, self-confidence, determination?

Have a wonderful day!

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Friday, December 14, 2007


Hi Everyone!

I want to invite you to my Talk-Shoe Radio Show "Joy in Living" for tomorrows episode! Join me Saturday, December 15, 2007 for an episode titled

"Joyful - Grateful - Appreciate the Abundance!"

at 2:30 pm EST!

Joining in during the live show is easy!

How to participate:

Call in:
1. Dial (724) 444-7444
2. Enter 55117# (which is the talk cast ID)
3. Enter 1 # or your PIN

You can also join me from the computer by logging in:

If you are missing or have missed this show, you can listen to a recording of the episode shortly after the live-show ended, using the same link above!

Talk to you soon!


Featured Foundation of the Week!

Friday, Featured Foundation of the Week Time! Join me in Giving Back!

This weeks Featured Foundation is:

Asha for Education!

Mission Statement:

To provide education to underpriviliged children in India

Asha is a secular organisation, which is dedicated to change, by focusing on basic education, as a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

Contact Information: (direct link provided to the right)

Asha for Education
P.O. Box 322
New York, NY 10010

Thank You!

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Thursday, December 13, 2007

A Christmas Tradition - Gluehwein

Growing up around German Christmas Markets, a special drink named Gluehwein was a stable, and widely available.
During these cold winter days, a cup of this hot drink warmed hands and insides.

Here is an easy to follow recipe, so you can enjoy Gluehwein yourself!

Fill a cup with red wine (try a heavier variety, but your favorite works fine as well), and put it into a small cup.
Add a cinamon stick, 2-3 cloves and a slice of lemon.
Heat the ingridients - do not bring to a boil!
Let the drink rest for about 2 minutes, then strain.
Add one or more tea-spoons of sugar to taste (originally this drink is served quite sweet!)
Serve in a pre-warmed cup.


You can use orange slices instead of lemon for a little less tart flavor

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A Quote for You

"No matter what lays ahead, if you have to eat today, mix good cheer with friends today, then enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated of it."

Henry Ward Beecher

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Poduct Reviews! Let's be Adventures and Try Something New!

Hi Everyone!

I get a thrill out of discovering new ways of doing things, and new ways of staying healthy, and sharing what I found out! So, here are a few products that I have tried recently. All of them have to follow under one of the following categories to be listed here:

a) Indicate that they are healthy, in one form or another on the package.
b) Are organic
c) Are whole grain products
d) Are environmental friendly

Here is the list:

1. DiGorno Harvest Wheat Supreme Pizza
5 Stars!
Very good pizza, if you do like a thicker crust (that is why I end up getting three different pizzas in my house on pizza night, we all disagree on the crust thickness).

2. Wheat Thins Multi Grain
5 Stars!
These crackers are great! The crunch and flavor is perfect for substituting chips in a snack attack, and they are versatile. Get creative! Satisfying!

3. 100 Calorie Pack Chips Ahoy Chewy Cereal Bars
4 Stars!
I prefer the Quaker version of the chocolate chip bars (90 calorie version). Still, not bad.

Here is a non-food idem:
4. Basic H2 from Shaklee (concentrated multi-purpose cleaner)
5 Stars!
Okay Oprah is right! I have first been made curious about this product, watching Oprah, and she was all exited. Now I am as well. Shaklee products are all environmentally friendly, and are worth their price! They even offer free samples!
Here is a link: Check it out!
(for more info, I posted a link to the right, where you can watch Oprah getting all exited about a cleaner! Worth watching! Very entertaining!)

Hope you are having as much fun, trying out the new stuff, as I had sharing this info with you!

Have a wonderful, happy, balanced day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

New Years Resolution - Why Do They Fail?

As the end of the year approaches, more and more people surrounding me are talking about their New Years Resolution for 2008. While I do not participate, and haven't in years, because I set my resolutions or intend on a daily basis, I became very curious why so many resolutions fail.

Here are a few things I have learned during my research:

1. The goals are too unrealistic.
Wanting to loose 40 pounds by March, without a personal trainer and major support team is not very likely. Giving up is determined before you have even started.

2. The resolutions were made last minute.
You are standing at the New Years Eve party and the count-down will start in five minutes. Your friend asks you what your resolution is, and your answer, "quit smoking" and quickly toss the cigarette.

3. Resolutions are based on impulse.
See explanation # 2

4. The Pain of Quitting is larger then the Pain of Continuing
Your bad habit fills good, but quitting takes strength. It does not feel good to you stop something your body craves, let's be realistic here.

5. They sabotage themselves with negative self-talk.
Sentences like "I can always quit: or "maybe just one donut." are not helping your. Self-talk can be damaging and limiting.

6. Resolutions lack detail.
I want a new job, is a great resolution, but not very detailed. Would you be able to find the job that is great for you, if it where right in front of you, if you can not even describe it to yourself?

Have a wonderful day, contemplating your Resolutions for 2008!

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Monday, December 10, 2007


"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we did not die; so let us all be thankful."

If you look hard enough, there is plenty to be thankful for. Gratitude is a choice of attitude. It is not limited to Thanksgiving, that just passed us, or the Holiday Season.
You are in charge of what you are thinking about, you mind as well choose something that is beneficial to you.

Studies have been conducted on the health benefits of being thankful.

More so, as a part of being an active co-creator, you attract more, if you thank more. This has nothing to do with religion, or faith, or upbringing, only to do with choice. This choice is ours.

Make the best of it.

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Easy Ways to Add Nutrition to Your Day!

Here are a few quick tips on adding some extra nutritional value to your life.

* Serve fresh fruit with pancakes instead of syrup.

* Add whole-wheat oatmeal to your pancake batter, and top with apple sauce (the unsweetened kind, or better from your homemade batch)

* Use whole-wheat tortilla chips with salsa as a snack, or switch to a soy chip, or rice cakes as a substitution for regular chips

* have a bowl of whole-grain cereal as a snack

* always eat whole grain bread, better yet, get a bread machine and make your own, maybe add nuts to your batter, ban the white stuff!

* add carrot puree to your spaghetti sauce, or meat loaf

* use canned pumpkin in cakes instead of the suggested fat (oil or butter)

Use this post as an inspiration to look closer to where you can add or substitute an ingredient. Experiment with your food, try out new things, look for labels that indicate a more health conscious choice. Try them out! Step out there and be adventures. Food is fun! Experimenting is fun! Trying new things is fun!

Have a wonderful day

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser

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Saturday, December 8, 2007


What are you passionate about?

That feeling of being exhilarated, that tingling in every part of your being, which propels you forward with such a force, that all the obstacles crumble beneath the power of your passion.

If you know your passion, GO FOR IT! Do what makes you feel alive, lights your fire, makes your time go by faster, and which you could do forever, if you had the time!

May it be making culinary delights, like my husband, or may it be teaching others to soar above what they thought possible - which is mine.


The world will be a better place, just because you, more of you, lived your life doing what you desire to do!

If you have not discovered your passion, set your intend to finding it.

Ask to be shone what makes your heart sing. Be on the lookout, because now that you have asked, you will find it.

Time to light that fire!

Have a wonderful day!

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Friday, December 7, 2007

Featured Foundation of the Week!

Hi Everyone!
Like every Friday, it is time to give back (or forward), and feature a Foundation!
This weeks Foundation is:

Help Brings Hope For Haiti

This Foundations mission is to fund education for poor families in Haiti, establishing medical care, and assisting those families to become self-sufficient.

For more information on this Foundation, contact them directly at (link provided on the right)
or by writing them at:

2617 Prospect Rd.
Tampa, Florida 33629

Donations as well as volunteers are welcome!

Thank you!

Thursday, December 6, 2007


I am sure, if you are like many of us, you have made a wishlist or received one in the last few weeks. Wishlists are a fun way to let someone know what you want, children know the effects, and aparently so do some major online companies, as you can publish your own wishlists, in places like

But have you made a wishlist for your life?

Goal-lists are in a sense a wishlist, for what you want to receive in life. You are asking, in detail what you want to have, achieve, experience.

Do you have a goal-list?

If you do not, make one today. Do not delay, as you have to ask for what you want in order to receive. Again, children are a natural at that fact. They know, they ask, constantly.

How detailed is your list?

Does your list cover all areas of your life? If you haven't take your time to check each of them today, thinking about what you really desire.

Dare to dream, dare to set goals. Set your intend.

And while you are setting your goals, make sure you intend some time for yourself.

Have a wonderful day!

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Tuesday, December 4, 2007


I want to extend my invitation to all my readers to join me at my new Yahoo Group
"Bits of Motivation"!

Are you ready to get motivated? Then this group is right for you! Whatever stage you are in your life, inspiration and motivation are always welcome. Share your stories of inspiration, or ask for advice. The dynamics of learning from each other, are exhilarating, and can open the possibilities toward the new way of living you are looking forward to!
Let's set goals, and achieve our dreams!

Join me at (or use the link to the right!)

Have a wonderful day!

Monday, December 3, 2007

The Core Jobs of an Abundant Life

In order to have a life of your dreams, there are a few core jobs, that need to be realized, to be fully productive in their process of co-creation:

1. Aquiring Knowledge
The more you know, the more informed choices you can make. Learn about finances, budgeting, time managment, organizing or whatever other information pertains to your situation and goal. Go to the expert, learn and watch.

2. Ask for Abundance
You can only receive what you asked for. Ask large, be bold, be specific.

3. Believe That You Will Receive
You would not by a lottery ticket, if you would not see a chance of winning, even if slim, would you? Do not set yourself up for failure by missing this step! You got to believe, what you asked for is possible. No knowing how you will get there, that is not your job, that belongs to the Universe, only that you will!

4. Be Grateful
It makes you feel good, because you are focusing on what is already great in your life, and with that raises your vibration to receive more.

5. Take Inspired Actions
If you feel the urge to take an action, then do it! Your inner wisdom and energy will guide yo toward actions you need to take to reach your goals! Listen to your intution! Do it!

6. Creating the Possibility of Abundance for Others
By being open and accepting of others alone (remember the law of acceptance!), you can raise the possibility of abundance for otherse. It is possible to increase that effect by giving more, whichin return will raise your own vibration. Giving forward brings joy and satisfaction.

Use those steps daily and wisely. Keep your eye on what you want, and go for it! It is time to claim the live you are able to life. Start today!

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser

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Saturday, December 1, 2007

Inspiration - What inspires you?

Motivation and Inspiration are, while related quite difference.

Motivation is what keeps you going after the initial spark. It is what carries you through to the next step, even if life through distractions at you.

Inspiration on the other hand, is that spark that ignites the passion. It is what makes you set your intend in the first place, making you take a step toward action.

So, I am asking you today: What inspires you?

Make a list, write it down, and look at it for a moment. Some of those inspirations will come from within, some from outside sources.

Why am I asking you to do this?

Because I want you to look at your list a little closer. Pick one thing, anything of that list, and do that! Go ahead, let yourself get inspired today, to take an action toward change, may it be a change within you or an action that changes a part of your world.

Take a step, get inspired, do something, today.

A life lived full of passion, is a life lived to the fullest.

Have a wonderful day!

Claudia Blanton
Motivational Coach, Fundraiser

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