M Is For MAGICAL

Many moons ago when I was into the whole ‘Law of Attraction’ path I had this dream of opening my own new-age, hippy-type shop and I decided it would be called MAGIC HAPPENS. I had seen bumper stickers like this when I travelled around Australia in my year out after University. The Law of Attraction back then made everything magical to me, for I believed magic lay in the dreams…

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L Is For LOVE

Love. It’s in every person, accessible to all, experienced by all, but for the purpose of this post I am going to discuss the love between lovers or partners. I hold my hand up and say I had never experienced love like this until recently. I am 39 this week and while some may experience this type of love early on, I was not one of these. I also feel…

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K Is For KOOKY

  KOOKY = strange or eccentric. KOOKY –  this word makes me smile. Even though it’s spelt with a K, my immediate thought was the Cookie Monster, completely irrelevant to the theme of feelings, but I just have to add an image for effect (wide grin) and the Cookie Monster is very kooky in my eyes. I think I am probably a bit kooky. I may be shy sometimes, but I…

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I Is For INSECURE

Insecurity is a fact of life. So few people, unless enlightened from birth, feel secure throughout their lives. I feel this world makes it almost impossible to feel secure all of the time, life in its essence is insecure because life is always changing, the world around us moves and shifts and our thoughts are never the same. The only thing that is not shifting is the awareness that is beyond all…

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H is for HAPPINESS

Happiness – a simple topic right? No! Happiness could be seen as something we all feel and that we all should have as our goal in life, but what if happiness is simply a transient feeling that cannot be pinned down or added to a list of goals in life? We all probably would prefer to feel the ‘positive’ emotions of joy, excitement and peace, but what if a better…

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G is for GRIEF

For those of you who know grief, you will need no explanation, but those who are yet to experience the heart-wrenching grief of losing a loved one to death or separation in some other way may like to follow my journey through grief. My earliest experience of grief due to the death of a loved one took place when I was 16 years old. My nanna died (grandmother) and several…

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C is for CURIOSITY

  When I was younger I was curious, but in my teenage years my curiosity changed. I was more curious about boys and my peers and curious about how I could fit in with my peer group, my curiosity was less about the world and life and more about how to belong in life. Now my curiosity is huge! Without curiosity, I feel we  live a half life, when we…

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The Vulnerability Series : Part 1 – Fear

It’s hard to be seen. Really hard when you have spent a lifetime hiding your light under the proverbial bushel. Because often when we want people to see us we remove the invisibility cloak, but we want people to see only our good qualities, our positive side. In a way when we remained in the shadows people never got to see our light or our dark, they never got to…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR A Message To Those Suffering

  Happy New Year (FIRST SHARED on Kelly Martin Speaks Facebook Page HERE)     This is for all of those people out there reading who perhaps struggled in 2013. For those who have not had all the stars lined up for them. For everyone who is suffering from depression,anxiety, feelings of failure, heart-ache and pain.   To me you are such a valuable member of society. To me this world…

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What Makes A Good Teacher?

“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” ~Thomas Carruthers “The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.” ~Amos Bronson Alcott “The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of…

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