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Entries for September 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012
7 Ways to Negotiate Downsizing and Create Space by guest blogger Tammy Strobel
By Samy AbulEla
A lot of friends, family members, and blog readers assume that I was the one to suggest downsizing our lives.

Believe it or not, my husband, Logan was the one who brought up the idea of downsizing. At the time I was working in the investment management industry and was extremely unhappy. I wanted to go back to school and start a new career in the social service sector, but, we were stuck and couldn’t figure out why. We felt stuck because we didn’t have enough time or money to follow our passions.(READ MORE)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Shakti Gawain Is Still “Living in the Light” by Guest Blogger BJ Gallagher
By Samy AbulEla

Years ago I read Living in the Light by Shakti Gawain and loved it. I gave the book to my mom, who called me when she finished reading it and said, “That’s the way you live your life!” Mom was right — Shakti’s book describes very well how I’ve always lived my life — I just didn’t know anyone else did it. I had never heard other people talk about living by intuition and heeding their own internal guidance system. I felt affirmed and validated after reading Shakti’s book.(READ MORE)

Shakti Gawain