The Sad Old Dresser Transformation – Part 2

Never Judge A Book By It's Cover, or something like that! As expected, the main cabinet is veneered panels. There seems to be pine and cedar in the construction. The whole thing, once sanded smelled like a cedar closet. Amazing. The drawers were beautifully jointed and in great condition, despite the weird stains and burns … Continue reading The Sad Old Dresser Transformation – Part 2

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Connecting With “NOW” Feelings

Regret is a sign of disconnect with yourself Ok, so this quote has got me all in a bother and confusion, sort of. The bother is that when I think about the times I've felt bad & regretful about any point in my past, it was always about how discontent I was with my present … Continue reading Connecting With “NOW” Feelings

Now, Is All There Is.

It's Starting To Sink In Almost thirty years ago I read The Way of The Bull by Leo Buscaglia and started considering the concept of Carpe Diem as part of an endless wish-list. Only, how to implement it when there are so many life-obstacles possible? Well, I didn't get the concept back then, so I … Continue reading Now, Is All There Is.

The Cool Lines Commode Transformation – Part 1

Rescued From The Dump To Blow Up My Imagination The son of the original owner showed me this old piece he was getting ready to toss and asked me what i thought of it. "Funky" was my first impression. Needs lots of love and I'm just the guy to love it, was my second thought, … Continue reading The Cool Lines Commode Transformation – Part 1

Happiness No Matter What!

There's a snippet of a Robert Frost poem spoken in the movie, Dead Poets Society that rushed into my mind and I was sure I'd misquote it. so I found it for you. This quote and the repeated teachings of Abraham-Hicks are about making a choice to be happy. Happiness is the key to everything. … Continue reading Happiness No Matter What!

I Found An Irrefutable Affirmation

"Where I am is constantly changing to something better. It's fun to know that things are always working out for me, and I see evidence of that everyday. I'm always accommodated." by Abraham Hicks I've been working with The Artist Way by Julia Cameron and doing an exercise that asks me to write a affirmation … Continue reading I Found An Irrefutable Affirmation

In Poker They Call It “A Tell”…

Catching & Changing my Bull S*** Patterns! I just had a life changing coaching session and I can't go back to the way I was, at least not without KNOWING I am doing it. First was the awareness of my tell. That's right, it's the sign, both physical and mental that I exhibit, both overtly … Continue reading In Poker They Call It “A Tell”…

Making A Promise Of Growth

Here We Go... I've started reading The Artist Way by Julia Cameron on the advice of a an excellent Life Coach. I had complained that I was having a creative block and it felt tied into much of the transitions I'm going through on my growth journey right now. She's not only understood what I … Continue reading Making A Promise Of Growth

What we find when finding ourselves

I don't know about you, but I feel I've been looking for myself all my life! I figure the biggest challenge is that I am really uncertain about what I am looking for. So, I'll just continue looking, and... ... REALLY ENJOY ALL THE DIFFERENT "MYSELVES" I FIND. By my count I've been toying with … Continue reading What we find when finding ourselves

The Zone Newsletter Edition #8