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23 February 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 25/2/13 from William Blake

“To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake     I have actually had this quote prepared for sometime now but something just didn’t feel right in my heart, about the timing…And now more than ever, William Blake’s words remind me, to slow down, to appreciate the little things, the magic moments. I had a few Read more…

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18 February 2013 ~ Comments Off

Inspiration For The Week: 18/2/13 Top Tips To Bring Happiness to Your Life and A Smile To Your Face

Hold your head up.  Take an unplanned road trip. BE THANKFUL. Try everything once. Practice YOGA. Colour outside the lines. Fall in love. EMBRACE CHANGE. Trust yourself. DO WHAT YOU LOVE. Dance when everyone is looking. Eat dessert first. Be nice to everyone. Have a workout because it feels good. Send thank you cards. Hug. BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD. Play in the rain. Break the rules once in a while. Do random acts of kindness. Forgive even when it’s hard. Read more…

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10 February 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 11/2/13 on Solo Travel

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” —Freya Stark In light of the recent tragedy of a American mother, Sarai Sierra, on holiday in Turkey who never returned, there has been a lot of buzz and backlash toward solo female travel. I would like to first express my condolences for Sarai and her loving family and friends back in New York. Without getting too involved in the debate and argument with some of the negative Read more…

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03 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 4/2/13 On Love and Learning

“After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul and you learn that love doesn’t mean possession  and company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises. You begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes ahead with the grace of an adult not the grief of a child…  And you learn to build your roads today because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain for plans and futures have ways of falling Read more…

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27 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 28/1/13

  “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing Read more…

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17 January 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Farewell My Beloved Cartagena, Colombia: A Glimpse in Photos

Cartagena, you’ve become my home… the butterflies in my tummy as I return from yet another trip, my family and my friends. Your beautiful people, delicious food and tantalizing nightlife have seduced me. Your sun has scorched my skin, your warm heart and infectious energy have consumed me. What I once thought to be a pretty, touristy city good for taking photos and a fun night out, has grown into much more! I hope these pictures give you just a taste of the magic that Read more…

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15 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Time Travels: Melbourne, Australia Lights Up!

Time Travels is a series to spotlight places from my past travels. You’ll get a glimpse of places from Scotland to New York, Tanzania to long time love and home, Melbourne! I may even throw in a favourite travel story from time to time:) It’s just amazing how time flies when you’re having fun! Whenever I make a big change or my journey takes a major turn in course, I tend to draw up those surprising feelings of missing home. Home, what a relative word. For Read more…

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13 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 14/1/13 Marilyn Monroe Style

“I believe everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go. Things go wrong, so that you appreciate them. Sometimes, when they’re right, you choose to believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself. And sometimes, good things fall apart so better things can fall together. ~Marilyn Monroe Farewell South America! Here’s to letting go and allowing even better things to fall together!!! What could you walk away from or let Read more…

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06 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 7/1/13

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ~Rumi   What do you REALLY love? Are you allowing yourself the freedom to be taken there??? Health and Happiness, Jess 

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04 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Kicking Off 2013 with New Years Goals, A New Focus and YOU On My Mind!

Have you made any New Years Resolutions yet? I’m not quite sure why ‘we’ believe the start of a new year means a time for change, but year after year I get that little feeling in my belly right around this time, and it seems, so does most of the world. I have been actively focusing on staying present and enjoying this beautiful time of year but I can’t help but think about what 2013 will bring! To be honest, Read more…

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