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Thoughts on Instincts & Moderation

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"No matter how high the stakes, sooner or later you're just gonna have to go with your gut. And maybe, just maybe, that'll take you right where you are supposed to be." -M.Grey

I am learning (through trial & error of course) that once your gut starts talking to you, the sooner you listen the better. Sure, your mind and/or your heart will try desperately to tune out those gut feelings. But, at the end of the day those concerns, fears, ambitions, curiosities, or dreams are still undeniably there, not only that but they aren't going to go anywhere. So the sooner you put away the band-aids and realize instincts can't be covered up or brushed off the better.

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New Agenda:

"Say Yes"
I’ve been guilty of not always making an effort to do this, but if someone asks something, try to find a way to say yes. Whether it’s a social gathering or helping someone out, just do it.

Everything in Moderation? No Thanks.
I'm not sure where it all got started, Buddhist roots? The 6pm yoga class at the local studio? The whole 'living in balance/everything in moderation' mantra is on the tip of everyone's tongue these days. Everyone is always talking about embracing that middle ground, the place of harmony and balance. Now, I've tried jogging down that trail as well and am not completely ditching it...but I've started to wonder. Oscar Wilde said “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” It's taken a while but I can now realize that I'm just not a live in the middle type of person. I have an addictive personality, I'm filled with expectations, can be fiercely competitive and occasionally resemble a roller coaster. Up until now those have been things I have apologized for, tried to "work on". Screw it. That middle space, where others may feel balance and calm...I feel indifference and void. Excess is exhilarating. That's just how I am wired. Here's to throwing moderation to the winds and here is to a year filled with highs as high as the clouds and presumptively some rocky bottom lows. But, I have never felt more ready for whatever comes my way.

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Be an Entrepreneur
If you can make money your own entrepreneurial way in doing something you love...you will never be unemployed and will have fulfillment. Currently working on some very big projects. Stay tuned....I'll no doubt be on the prowl for your support, advise, coffee breaks, ingenuity, and of course distractions.

Countdown to Jason, Liz and Drakey living in Lyons: TOMORROW! (*and of course goosers!)

Countdown to MA: 2 days!
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Quote of the day:
“I crossed the street to walk in the sunshine.”

Here's to peace, pressed juice daily & new chapters,
Aubrey

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Just Because.

Posted by AubreyJ 19:38 Archived in USA Tagged competition entrepreneur moderation instincts eat_pray_love live_big

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