Category: Motivation

Motivation.  Tessa Barrie’s ideas about get up and go.

Wake up Wednesday

I am always excited for Wednesdays.   QiGong first thing in the morning sets me up for a high energy day.  Just one hour of mental stillness can trigger a week’s worth of energy. For that 60 minutes, my mind is in a clear, pure place.  With my head in the sky and my […]



For the unenlightened Qigong – alternative spelling schi gung or chi kung – is: … an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. The word Qigong (Chi Kung) is made up of two Chinese words. Qi is pronounced chee and is usually […]

March 8th 2017 – Happy International Women’s Day – Take Action Now!

#BeBoldForChange Will you Challenge bias and inequality Campaign against violence Forge women’s advancement Celebrate women’s achievement Champion women’s education Then take action now.  Pledge your support @

How do you see Anna Rose?

Anna Rose Rubright is an Assistant Physical Therapist at the Breakthru Physical Therapy & Fitness.    She loves sport and has represented her country in the Special Olympics. Last year she appeared in the WDSD16 advocacy video How Do You See Me?   Featuring the Game of Thrones actress Oliva Wilde.  This is a touching short film about how Anna Rose sees […]

X Factor Auditions – Jersey – TODAY – 11th February 2017

To all you talented people out there … break a leg … LOCATION: Jersey Opera House, 3 Gloucester Street, St Helier, JE2 3QR TIME: 1.30PM – 6PM

Cultivating my Life’s Energy

Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: “Life Energy Cultivation”) is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training. With roots in Chinese […]

A Sign of the Times

Well it is never good news these days is it?  And the knock-on effect is that I am finding it extremely hard to write anything remotely amusing.   Every time I log on to Social Media or sit down to watch the news on TV, more people have […]

Creative Words Matter

As it says in the blurb … wake up the writer in you and after a weekend in the company of Adrienne Dines and Barbara Large of Creative Words Matter held at Jersey’s Arts Centre this weekend, this aspiring writer has been awake all night. We are so incredibly […]

Calling all Aspiring Writers in Jersey, Channel Islands

If you are just dabbling with the idea of writing your first novel or are ploughing your way through your current work in progress, you should definitely be a part of this forthcoming Creative Writing Workshop.  I guarantee that you will not only feel totally motivated by the end of the weekend […]

Always Aim To Be Better!

Dream Away

QOTD:  Be yourself.  Oscar Wilde

We love Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde.

QOTD: Happiness is the Key to Success

Don’t take it from me … Buddha knows best …  

#pledgeforparity … for climate change

Pledging for Parity – Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016

You should write about take no-shit women like me. Girls need to know they can break the rules Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road – Page 79  We love Gloria Steinem here and I was going to use her excellent quote “A woman without a man is […]


This is our Lost Blogs Happy List Top 10. What makes you happy? Laugh a lot – it is good for the soul – “What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.”  Yiddish Proverb Surround yourself with positive people – separate yourself from all negative energy       […]

I am having a Purple Patch and loving it!

I have blogged about Writer’s Block several times.  Those awful periods when you can’t see the keyboard through the fog. The times when I feel that I have so much going on inside my head, I just can squeeze the words out onto the page.  Saturated brain.  On many occasions I have been […]

Good Morning World It’s A Brand New Day!

Woke up to this – Wow! And to an article written by Joe Seeber (SuccessLab.TV) ‘How To Wake Up With Motivation’ So today I will be tackling the world with a positivity that will ultimately help me achieve my goals.

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