Riding the wave of reality!

In my flower shop, it was easy to identify these customers, not only in their body language. The type of flowers they purchased as well as how much they spent also reflected their relationship situation

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Starting a business? Don’t be fooled by the pretty flowers.

Don’t assume that your bank, lawyer, accountant and insurance brokers you’ve had for years will be the most cost effective. Shop around, get quotes, talk to networks. Do the same with utilities and hire equipment for phones, power and POS systems. There is no room for loyalty in business.

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TMI Tag for Grandma

I was tagged by my very young fellow blogger, tanishq who is encouraging his grandma to read my blogs with the hope she will blog too.
So I have answered these question honestly, to inspire tanishq’s grandma…:)

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Gestational Diabetes???

I was puzzled, confused and downright terrified when I began vomiting 6-10 times a day after just a glass of water! I thought there was something seriously wrong with me. My doctor broke the news that I was pregnant. “Oh, so this is morning sickness”, I asked? He said, “In a normal pregnancy nausea is minimal. You have what is known as Gestational diabetes” and went on to explain

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When our adult children live overseas

And so it begins. We baby boomers scramble to learn social media because sooner or later…. there will be grandchildren…. and we don’t want to miss out.

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Sisterly love..

I don’t have to dress up or look nice and pretty for my sisters, they take me as I am, warts and all and will always have my back, even when they don’t need to. And it’s fantastic that there is always someone to go out with for company & social gatherings.

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Get more sleep, sell your business!

In summary, if you are reading this and the above musings hit a note in your body, please find a quiet moment to tell your mind to Shut Up, so you can take time to ponder on what is real and what is just plain old economy.

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Observations of a lesson learnt

If we can allow ourselves to learn from changes in our lives, we will discover new ways to celebrate joy, happiness and fulfilment and we will wish we had made these changes years ago.

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Life without a job

Saying goodbye to the security of a great job and weekly income can be a terrifying prospect. Waxing and waning whether to leave a job, or not, is sometimes more about personal insecurities rather than the cheque at the end. Some points to help overcome these fears: • Make, a decision and stick to it,…

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Hi, My name is Mairi Wharehoka, a Maori woman from New Zealand. (If you don’t know where NZ is, think All Blacks, Haka & sheep!) I have always wanted to blog, just couldn’t find the balls (courage) to do it. The thought of writing about friends, family, life etc. was daunting. The last two years have…

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