Do You Believe in Angels?

by Kylie Doak on July 6, 2010

I do, more than ever. April 3rd, 2003. I remember it as if it were yesterday … “Okay girls … we’re nearly ready to go!  I have my shopping list and handbag, the nappy bag is stocked up, I have a drink for each of us and some food, and there are a few toys [...]

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A Blast From The Past

by Kylie Doak on June 30, 2010

I love writing poems and have written many over the years.  If you’ve read all my posts so far on this blog, you’ll have worked that out already! When the inspiration for a poem strikes me, I just go with it and write until I can’t write anymore.  Then there are the times that I [...]

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How to Migrate (Export and Import) Posts and Comments Files From One WordPress Blog to Another

April 5, 2010

First, let me give you a little bit of background regarding why have I written this post for you today: When I began blogging (online) a couple of years ago, I felt a bit weird about having a blog (or any site for that matter!) in my own name.  It just felt funny to me [...]

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Have You Made Your List of Dreams Yet?

March 6, 2010

While that may sound silly to some, having a list of dreams (or goals) and having those dreams actually written down, is a crucial step in you being able to achieve them. Please note, when I say they have to be written down, YOU need to write them down, not have someone else write them [...]

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Synchronicity: Random Coincidences … or Not?

February 19, 2010

What is synchronicity? To quote Carl Jung (a Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher born in 1875):  “Synchronicity is the coming together of inner and outer events in a way that cannot be explained by cause and effect and that is meaningful to the observer”. Putting it in a simpler way, synchronicity is meaningful coincidences from seemingly [...]

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Feeling Overwhelmed Happens to Everyone – Not Just You

February 6, 2010

Does any of this sound familiar? You’re suffering from “information overload” and your brain “hurts”; You’re overwhelmed at all the new information that keeps coming your way and you just can’t keep up with it all; You don’t even know where to start with all this information coming at you; You’re struggling to be able [...]

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Are You Focusing on What You Can’t Do, Rather Than What You Can?

December 4, 2009

I have a funny little story to share with you (that does have a point) … Yesterday, my five year old son and I were at another person’s house when he found three balls (he loves balls!). He came racing in to where I was with all three balls, very excited, and then he said [...]

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Do You “Go The Extra Mile” For Others?

November 2, 2009

As far as I’m concerned, one of the best attributes of a person who provides great customer service is their willingness to “go the extra mile” for someone. Monday 2 November 2009 8:00 pm (soapbox time …  ) Whatever happened to someone using their initiative? Geez, I’m annoyed! (to say the least).

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Kids Are a Great Source of Entertainment!

October 5, 2009

During the colder months, my afternoon routine consists of many things, but one thing in particular is going out to the shed, loading up the wheelbarrow with wood for the fire, wheeling it back to the bottom of the steps of the verandah, then walking up and down the steps carrying the wood from the [...]

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Do You Make The Effort To Remember Names?

September 24, 2009

This seemingly minor detail can leave a lasting impression (both good and bad). Today in the mail, amongst the junk mail, newspapers and some letters, I found an envelope addressed to my husband and I. Straight up, it annoyed me that whoever sent this letter had spelled my husband’s first name incorrectly.  I put that [...]

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