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Yesterday’s dreams

Welcome wonderful you to Sunday’s Post-It Pics written and created by Clarabelle.

Today is the first day of sharing these heartfelt words with you.

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Yesterday's dreams
Never went away
They life in you
And breathe today
Yesterday’s Dreams by Clarabelle

Yesterday’s dreams
never went away
they live in you
and breathe today

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Time to Help

Add some goodness to each day.

What if today you decided to help someone?

It might be something as simple as giving some food or money to a homeless person or phoning a friend or family member who lives on their own.

Help and expect nothing back, just help to HELP.

You might see an older person struggling with their shopping bags, so maybe you could help them across the road.

You might decide to share some positive words on one of your social media platforms – those empowering words, might just help out a friend in need.

If you have more time to help, why not do some volunteering for a day – there are many organisations out there who would love your help.

Help where you can and with your wonderful smile.

A little help can go a long long way, so let’s help one another and add some goodness to each day.

Thank you for being here, it’s a real joy to have your presence.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 7 September 2022
Posted to Blog on 24 September 2022

Poetry Corner #8

Self-belief can take you places

Good day to you and happy Thursday – it’s Poetry Corner day today, so a very warm welcome to you.

Explore the wisdom in your mind.

Believe

A gasp for air,
thirsty for life,
battling the storms,
of trouble and strife.

A messy mind,
a broken heart,
stuck in the moment,
where do you start?

Believe in you,
the strength within,
your beautiful heart,
desire to win.

For self-belief,
can you take you places,
flying high,
amongst smiling faces.

You can do it,
know this is true,
have faith in yourself,
and your dreams too.

Your inner wisdom,
will show you the way,
a new you is born,
believe in you today.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 24 August 2022
Posted to Blog on 22 September 2022

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Knock Knock

You’ve only got to answer.

“Knock, Knock”
“Who’s there?”
“Your Dreams!”
NO ANSWER

“Knock, Knock, Knock”
“Who’s there?”
“Your DREAMS!”

STILL NO ANSWER

KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK”
“Who’s there?”
“YOUR DREAMS!”

EVEN STILL NO ANSWER

You see, you’re wonderful and most desired dreams, they will keep on knocking, KEEP ON KNOCKING, until you DO answer!

I believe, if it’s meant for you, you will NEVER silence out those purposeful unfulfilled dreams. . . . NEVER! I guess you better answer then.

“KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK” x 1000
“Who’s there?”
“YOUR DREAMS!”

“Hello my dearest dreams, where have you been all my life?

You’ve only got to answer.

It’s your life – GO GET IT!

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Written on 15 August 2022
Posted to Blog on 9 September 2022

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Why You Looking at me?

aim to be more self-confident

I was heading out for my usual outdoor run one day and my friend said to me, “It doesn’t bother you running outside?” I was like, “Why?”. She then explained to me, that she wouldn’t run outside because she would think everyone was looking at her. I shared with her, that gladly that thought didn’t ever come into my mind and even if it did, I would probably think, “Good, maybe I’ll inspire someone to run too!

Do you see the EMPOWERMENT or DISEMPOWERMENT your mind can have over you?

I want you to THINK about your THINKING and if it serves you well or not.

Think POWERFUL thoughts that will build you up, not break you down.

Aim to be more SELF-CONFIDENT and less SELF-CONSCIOUS, it will help you to forge forward in life.

And lastly, if you want to run outside but are maybe thinking, “What if everyone is looking at me?” Change that thinking to, “WHAT IF I INSPIRE SOMEONE TO RUN TOO?”

The selfie photo below, is of me recently, just back from my evening run in Hyde Park, London.

Clarabelle loves to run!

I hope I have inspired you to run too!

Have a GREAT one, wonderful you.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 10 August 2022
Posted to blog on 6 September 2022

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I Remember When. . .

Everyone in the community knew each other and looked out for each other.

MY SWEET SWEET MEMORIES FROM THE LATE 70S & EARLY 80S

You could leave your house door open during the night;

You could go for an early sole run in the park with no fear;

You would chat outside to your next door neighbour for hours;

No one carried a mobile phone and everyone coped fine;

Children played in large groups outside after school;

Local playgrounds were filled with children, without the need for parents being there;

Children used their imagination and played ‘made up’ games with their friends;

You only had one true best friend but it was called a ‘best pal’;

We didn’t have a landline at home and no one really cared;

All family dinners were home made;

A holiday was going on family day trips to the closest seaside location;

There was only three TV channels and we felt spoiled for choice;

If you could afford a taxi, you were rich;

If you missed the bus, you had to wait another hour on the next one;

Those tiny bronze half pence pieces existed and you felt you had loads of money;

Children would jump for joy with a 10 pence mix up;

Children played water fights during the summer holidays with empty washing up liquid bottles;

Everyone in the community knew each other and looked out for each other;

Hardly anyone had a car;

Getting a 50 pence toy from the local shop, felt like Christmas;

The milkman delivered your glass bottles of milk on your front door step every morning;

As children, we played, football rounders, hide and seek, skipping ropes, kick the can, hopscotch, obstacle courses, sprint races, tennis, swingball, talent shows…and all outdoors!

My Dad, Grans, Granda, Aunties, Uncle, Godmother and some good School Pals were all living back then – now sadly missed . . . . . . oh how I remember when!

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 9 August 2022
Posted to Blog on 4 September 2022

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10 Steps to Winning at Life

how to make it work for you

  1. Be a loyal and trustworthy person and you will have the best friends for life.
  2. Be open and honest with your feelings, it will help people to see the true side of you.
  3. Be helpful and caring towards others and seek first to understand before being understood.
  4. Be a positive and upbeat kind of person – no one wants to be around a drainer – sorry, they just don’t!
  5. Be kind and friendly as much as you can because these qualities are always remembered in you by others.
  6. Really focus on developing yourself as much as possible and read books on other people who have already succeeded in life.
  7. Never judge another – you have not walked in that person’s shoes and you don’t know the difficult experiences other people have had to deal with. No one lives a perfect life, believe that!
  8. Take time to plan what you want out of life in the next 2, 5 and 10 years from now and then go to work EVERYDAY on your plan.
  9. Look after your health and wellbeing and that includes your mental, physical and spiritual.
  10. Keep your finances in check and do your best to never lose money but instead work out how to grow your money and how to make it work for you.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 9 August 2022
Posted to Blog on 3 September 2022

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Battling the Ordinary

let’s enjoy the process and give back as much as we can

Rightly or wrongly, I’ve always battled with living the ordinary kinda life – I just didn’t and still don’t see that for myself.

So, 49 years young, how’s it all looking now?

Well, honestly, probably 75% of it still feels like “ordinary” to me but I now have an absolute CLEAR VISION and SUPER STRONG FOCUS on how to change that to EXTRAORDINARY!

“Bit by bit”, has always been a key phrase for me and it really does work, if you stay consistent and committed to your goal in action.

So what will make the difference now, as opposed to 5, 10 or 20 years ago?

Well, this time, I am building on absolute SOLID ground and my core values are so deep rooted into the purpose behind my vision that even a magnitude 10 earthquake could not shake me off this meaningful path.

You see, I never had that before. I always had the belief and the self-confidence but spinning too many plates, led to too many distractions and therefore building on shaky ground – that was never going to last longterm.

I also just ‘feel it in my bones’ this time around. Everything seems to be pointing in the right direction and I feel like I am dancing towards the finish line, rather than running scared!

It can be exhausting changing your life for the better. So much energy is consumed at the start and it feels like nothing much is happening. It’s usually when you feel like giving up that a little glimmer of hope begins to sparkle from the distance.

Please don’t get me wrong, I’ve had a blast, living most of my ordinary life and it can feel quite perfect at certain times. We all have different definitions of ordinary – it’s really just down to personal preference and can be simple or somewhat complex.

Ultimately, if you’re happy, well in my eyes, you’ve already hit the jackpot and I genuinely salute you.

Does that then mean I’m not happy, chasing the extraordinary? For me, I am happy and I am MOST HAPPIEST pursuing my aspirational future whilst helping others along the way.

I guess, we’re all in this together, so let’s enjoy the process and give back as much as we can.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Written on 8 August 2022
Posted to blog on 2 September 2022

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Stuck Energy?

I think it’s time to shake it up!

If you’re feeling a little bit stuck right now, you’ve got to get that body and mind moving.

You see, a stuck mind can equal a stagnant body and that wonderful human being of you, needs to feel and do more.

Awaken your inside energy and ignite the neurons in your mind to start connecting and creating again.

Just do something, anything that is going to stir up some magical movement in your soul and help you feel alive again.

Lazy living truly is a bad habit and believe me, no one wants to be around the draining energy of a lazy person.

Get up off your chair, throw some cold water on your face, go outside and let that fresh air hit you all over. Even jump up and down a few times or jog on the spot – just get that stuck energy flowing again.

I believe, the less you do…THE LESS YOU’LL DO!

So that also means, the more you do…THE MORE YOU’LL DO!

Seems simple but often so hard for some people.

There is nothing good about ‘stuck energy’ and EVERYTHING good about ‘awakened energy’ – I think it’s time to shake it up!

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 9 August 2022
Posted to blog on 30 August 2022

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Peaceful Tranquility

give yourself some well needed ‘breathing space”

Are you craving for some peaceful tranquility in your life right now?

If you’re running around in a frenzy trying to get everything done yesterday, then maybe you do need to slow down a bit.

There is nothing more important than your health and wellbeing, so please, give yourself some well needed, ‘breathing space’.

Your family, friends and work will benefit more in the long run, if you jump off that hamster wheel and take some ‘time out’.

Your head and your heart needs a break from all the noise and unnecessary distractions that pull you in so many different directions. How on earth can you move forward with all that stuff pulling you back.

Make time for yourself to BE YOURSELF – not the angry parent, stressed out boss, frustrated friend or worried workmate.

Just time for you, to focus on YOU!

I bet, even that very thought, seems like bliss.

Remember you are deeply loved, respected and admired by the people in your life – so make sure you bring your best energy when you’re with them and that means a well rested you in advance.

I think your time to recharge is long overdue.

You’ve got this…..always!

By Clarabelle, London, UK

Written on 8 August 2022

Posted to blog 28 August 2022

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Never EVER Doubt

be proud of your life successes

Remember your experience and you’ll remember your worth!

Many years ago, a genius mind once said to my doubtful mind, “Claire, remember your experience” and that was EVERYTHING I needed to hear at that moment in time.

For some reason, I had forgotten about it for a little while and it turned me into a short-term worrying wreck. However, as soon as I was triggered to think about what I brought to the table, I turned into that brave, courageous, self-confident human being I love.

Never EVER doubt the extraordinary qualities you offer and be proud of your life successes to date.

You truly are one of a kind!

By Clarabelle, London, UK

Created on 7 August 2022

Posted to blog on 26 August 2022

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Help! 5 Steps to Progress

You’ll definitely get there.

I know you need help – we all do at certain times in our lives. Below are five simple steps to help you move forward in life:-

  1. What you firstly want to do, is specifically work out, what kind of help you need.
    You might ask the question – “What end result do I want”?
  2. Next, we have to get real here – you need to be brutally honest about what’s happening for you now.
    A good question would be, “What’s my current reality?”
  3. We now need to move your thinking from the current challenge to thinking about, what it will feel like to you, once you have achieved your goal or overcome your current challenge – really get yourself excited about this!
    To raise your thinking, ask yourself, “What will it feel like, look like or be like for me, once I have achieved this goal?”
  4. Then you need to think about, what resources are out there, in order for you to tap into, to get the right help.
    Ask yourself, “What options are available to me?”
  5. Next, you need to take some self-action.
    A good question here, might be – “Given all the options available to me, what’s the best way forward?” and “What plan will I put in place in order to make this happen? or better still “What’s my first step?”

Now, it really is, over to you, to get to work and progress on. If you put in 100% effort and remain committed to the change – you’ll definitely get there.

Keep measuring, reviewing and fine-tuning along the way – it will definitely keep you on track.

It’s Your Life – GO GET IT!

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Created on 5 August 2022
Posted to blog on 23 August 2022

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Anyone for Pizza?

think happy thoughts to awaken your mind

Good Morning wonderful you!

Give yourself a slice of happiness for breakfast and sorry, I don’t really mean pizza!

Think happy thoughts to awaken your mind. Use your creative imagination to stir up an aspirational vision for the future.

Be grateful for the goodness in your life today and never forget how special you are.

There is true wisdom living inside of you, so let it confidently breathe in, the intiation of amazing things to come.

Why not cut your big whole pizza into pieces of eight and let each slice represent a positive attribute.

My pizza today, is therefore made up of the following slices:

Happiness

Gratitude

Kindness

Confidence

Achievement

Success

Courage

Strength

What is your yummy pizza made up of today?

Get rid of the negativity in your life, you just don’t need that rubbish around you.

Enjoy your delicious pizza!

By Clarabelle

London, UK

Created on 5 August 2022

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Strive to be the Greatest

Never apologise for aiming to be the BEST in your field.

Even if you never ever become the BEST in your field, the fact that you actually strive to be the greatest, is what will make the difference between being ordinary or being AWESOME.

I always aim to be better today than yesterday – it might not always work out, but at least I go for it!

If I believe I AM THE GREATEST in my field, I won’t let limited thinking stand in my way of progression.

Even if, in the eyes of many, I am not the greatest, I don’t allow their thinking to have a negative affect on mine. Well, wouldn’t that be a bit BIG HEADED then? Absolutely NOT, if it is for a meaningful purpose and aligns with your core values.

Never apologise for aiming to be the BEST in your field. Never ‘dumb down’ your talents and abilities to fit into a smaller box. In my opinion, battle your way out of any boxed thinking and set yourself FREE to achieve greatness.

If you’re not aligned with the above – that’s okay – you just need to kick your way out of that box!

I see you doing AMAZING things, when you let your greatness shine through.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Article written on 3 August 2022
Posted on blog 19 August 2022

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The Greatest Surprise

kind heart and thoughtfulness

I have realised that when I know about an amazing event, activity or gift coming my way, the level of excited anticipation can reach a good 8 out of 10. However, when I am unexpectedly surprised by the kindness of others – even something like someone giving me a surprise cup of coffee – that excitment is, quite simply, off the scale! The elation that I feel when this happens it truly unbelieveable!

I promise you, it’s not really about the actual material thing that has amazingly come into my existence. It’s actually about the kind heart and thoughtfulness of the other person that puts me in this state of elation. The fact that that person took the time out of their day to think about me and show their beautiful heart through kindness.

I believe, the greatest surprise we can all offer someone, is the gift of the human spirit.

Which means, YOU, my dearest YOU, are the most precious gift of them all.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
Article written on 3 August 2022
Posted to blog on 17 August 2022

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Rise Up

Think about your THINKING today – is it rising high or laying low?

You’ve got to think high to rise! This line is from the famous poem entitled, “Thinking” by Walter D. Wintle

Small thinking won’t get you anywhere impactful. I encourage you to allow your thinking to “RISE UP” and take charge of your being.

Big thinking, doesn’t need to match up with big steps – baby steps will work too!

I would rather take tiny steps forward towards a GREAT VISION than take large steps towards a low level goal.

Think about your THINKING today – is it rising high or laying low?

Don’t read this article and do nothing my friend – for that truly is the lowest level of thinking and doing.

I encourage you to turn up the temperature in your life and rise like the heat on the sunniest of days.

Have a high level day hot stuff!

By Clarabelle
London, UK
Written on 3 August 2022
Posted to blog on 15 August 2022

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Fed Up?

We can always aim to make each moment better.

If the title enticed you to read more, then maybe, just maybe, you can relate right now!

Being, damn right, ‘fed up’ feels horrible but you can turn that feeling into something much more positive.

Why don’t you use the ‘fed up’ feeling as a positive trigger to change things up for yourself.

We all know life can’t entertain us every second of the day but we can always aim to make each moment better – even if it’s just a tad better!

Everytime I feel a sense of ‘something’ that doesn’t sit well with me – I use that exact feeling to turn things around.

If I’m bored – maybe I’ll go out a walk.

If I’m fed up – maybe I’ll phone my Mum.

If I’m frustrated – maybe I’ll read a good book.

If I’m stressed – maybe I’ll take a drive to the Coast.

If I’m sad – maybe I’ll be around happy people.

If I’m feeling lazy – maybe I’ll go out for a run.

If I’m tired – I’ll do something that energises me.

You see, these kind of low feelings can truly be the trigger for positive change, you’ve just got to get into the habit of doing it that way.

I don’t think it’s a case of, “easier said than done” – that phrase is just an excuse – let’s face it, the easy way out, is to be full of excuses.

If you find yourself making excuses – again, use that as a trigger to do something that will wake up your senses.

It’s Your Life – GO GET IT!

By Clarabelle. London, UK
Article written on 3 August 2022
Posted on blog 13 August 2022

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Yesterday’s Dreams

it does matter that you start

Let’s hope you are not craving today, the sheer magnetic power of your unfulfilled dreams – for that truly is a difficult pill to swallow.

What if though, you had another chance?

What if, you decided today, right now, to simply, GO FOR IT!

It doesn’t matter if you start a little or a lot of late, but it does matter that you start.

Imagine yourself, right now, in that place of achieving that very dream – isn’t it just, a truly wonderful feeling.

Yesterday’s dreams, are still there for the taking. Never close the door on what your passionate heart longs for.

Think of a world where everyone is using their innate talents to achieve dreams of greatness.

Now that truly is a dream come true.

Don’t limit yourself any longer – go do that thing, you know is absolutely meant for you.

By Clarabelle

London, UK

1 August 2022

Impactful Thinking

don’t be scared to demonstrate the best of you

There is absolute genius in you and you’ve got to believe that.

No other person in this world has had the exact same experiences as you or thinks exactly like you.

You can always bring ‘another level’ to whatever you are involved in.

Don’t be scared to demonstrate the best of you. Be proud of you and your true potential, enabling you to get to where you want to go.

Never shy away from what you truly deserve to have in your life. Only you can hold you back – now read that line again!

Be a sponge for learning new things, no matter what age you are and ensure you focus your energy on what really matters to you.

Mix all of the above with undeniable self-belief and you’re on your way to not only changing yourself for the better but to having a positive impact on the world too.

You may not think about it in this way, but you really can inspire others with what you say and what you do – that’s how powerful you truly are.

Go out today and show everyone what you’ve got. Your future success relies on today’s impactful thinking, so make sure your brave heart, leads you through every unknown battle and into the life you truly deserve.

Remember, the Champion is in YOU.

By Clarabelle

London, UK

31 July 2022

Drive or be Driven

always visualise yourself winning

Personally, I prefer to drive my own way through life – sometimes the journey is smooth and other times it’s a very bumpy ride.

Life, with all its twists and turns, can somedays be higher than high, then the next day, lower than low – I guess, that’s just the way life is and we must, stay strong and roll with the punches.

Set backs in life are inevitable but it’s important that you remain determined and resilient as ever, as these powerful qualities bring real passion to the common phrase “keep going”.

Always visualise yourself WINNING, no matter what’s going on around you. I encourage you to DRIVE from within and get to your desired destination, with that amazing feeling of real self-achievement.

Remember, your deep experience in life, love and in work. You are crowned everyday with unique capabilities that are open to true growth and self-expansion

I challenge wonderful YOU, to forge your way forward into achieving your goals and aspirations.

Ponder on this thought for today…..DRIVE or be DRIVEN?

By Clarabelle

London, UK

31 July 2022

A Life Worth Living

you can always start today

What would it take from you each and everyday to lead a life worth living?

It’s a simple, yet HUGE question that is important for you to answer.

What does “a life worth living” specifically mean to YOU?

I want you to really think about that today and answer it with an honest heart.

To me, life is always worth living – even on tough days, there is always a golden nugget of learning to be found.

May every step that you take on this journey of life, be special and meaningful and if it’s not?…..well, you can always start today.

Maybe this is your calling!

By Clarabelle

London, UK

30 July 2022

Take It On

it’s time to walk the talk

Never doubt your own capabilities and the capacity of your true potential.

Push yourself forward into achieving more and more each day.

It’s time to “Take it On” and awaken the deepest passion inside of you.

Your dreams and goals won’t wait for you – it really is time to focus on the NOW!

What do you need to do today to ensure a better tomorrow?

What one thing can you do in this very moment to kickstart the process?

Talking, wishing and hoping won’t get you there – it’s time to walk the talk!

By Clarabelle

London, UK

25 July 2022

Monday Morning Blues?

you deserve to experience the best of opportunities out there

I can honestly say, I haven’t had the Monday Morning Blues for a good few years now and I never want to have them in the future either.

I remember, in my much younger days, getting these feelings, which often started on the Sunday evening!

I know, most of you can relate to those feelings of ‘dread’ going into a job that, for your own reasons, didn’t feel right.

I made a promise to myself a few years back that if I ever got so low again going into a job, I would sort that stuff out super fast.

Thankfully, I know what I want from a job and how I can utilise my skills and experience to contribute effectively. I also know how I want to be led and empowered to bring my best game to the table on a daily basis.

You have the true capacity and pure potential to achieve everything you want from your work and you are in control of whether you make it or break it.

I believe you deserve to experience the best of opportunities out there, so make sure you bring your ‘A’ game every single time.

There is this great quote by Rumi, “what you seek, is seeking you”, and for me, this quote is a wonderful reminder to never doubt your capabilities and be mindful of the many doors that are open for you – just walk right in.

You got this – always!

By Clarabelle

London, UK

24 July 2022

Inspired by Truth

honouring your core values

Be inspired by the truth and deepest wisdom that lives and breathes inside of you.

Intuitively, I believe you know what truly feels right for you and what is feeling forced.

I know we all know this but for some reason, we don’t always live by it.

When I say “forced”, I definitely don’t mean “challenged”, for I see the latter as leading to growth and that is such a good thing.

‘Forced’ is the opposite of truth and a backwards step away from who you really are.

By focussing your energies on honouring your core values, you feel free, happier and super strong.

Always stay true to yourself, for this is your life to live and you deserve it to be GREAT!

By Clarabelle

London, UK

24 July 2022

Running for the Hills

stay in that “feel good” mode

I love outdoor running, I find it energising and therapeutic at the same time. I have noticed that when I take a break from running for a few months or so, I don’t feel as good.

This morning, I did an early morning run to the Italian Fountains in Hyde Park, London – it was beautiful and so refreshing.

Running is something I have enjoyed since a child and I guess my love for it has stayed the same.

I think it’s important in life to do something that you love and is very good for you. Think about what activities give you the greatest enjoyment and uplift your energy.

I encourage you to support your body and mind in your daily habits – it has such a positive knock-on effect in everything in your life.

So whether you’re, running for the hills today or rolling down the hills – stay in that ‘feel good” mode.

Wishing you a happy and fulfiled day.

By Clarabelle

London, UK

23 July 2022

I See You

so strong and brave

I recognize your being,
everything you give,
your caring heart,
the way you live.

I see you always,
mindful and pure,
helping another,
you are their cure.

I believe in you,
so strong and brave,
you are the gift,
everyone of us crave.

By Clarabelle
London, UK
21 July 2022

Blue Rivers Run Deep

swim in inspiration

Empowering thoughts,
tell the story,
a mind so strong,
brings love and glory.

Sweet nature's gift
is here to keep,
a heartfelt wave,
blue rivers run deep.

Swim in inspiration,
live by the lake,
the current breathes life,
into each step you take.

By Clarabelle
London,UK
21 July 2022

Uplift My Spirits

to a happier place

Uplift my spirits,
higher than the sun,
guide me through,
all that needs done.

Tell me everything,
I need to hear,
even in silence,
let it be clear.

Sometimes I feel lost,
strange in a way,
not in the crowd,
but bewildered each day.

The path I have chosen,
doesn't feel right,
how did I get here,
without the pure light?

Is there a turning,
to a happier place,
where doing what I love,
fulfils me with grace?

If what I do seek,
is surely seeking me,
maybe this wrong track,
is where I should be?

And what if the rainbow,
is not far away,
and its spectrum of love
guided me to here today?

Clarabelle
London,UK
20 July 2022




Excited for Change

you were always the answer

When you really start to get excited about the positive changes you want to make in your life, that type of feeling becomes a true magnet for what you want to manifest.

This type of future thinking – excited energy, really does bring about the right vibe for wonderful transformations to take place.

So don’t focus too much on the problem, keep your mind on the solution and desired outcomes.

I feel super excited for you because I know your greatest potential will be your mirror very soon.

It’s time to strengthen your soul with the deepest power of visualisation and self-belief.

You were always the answer.

Keep that thinking high and your actions higher.

Clarabelle

London UK

20 July 2022

Breathe Again

clouds move the rain

Take a deep breath in and know you have this moment right here, right now and no one can take this specialness away from you.

BREATHE AGAIN

Each space in time,
can give you this,
the calmest breath,
serenity so bliss.

For when you know,
to breathe again,
the sun it rises,
clouds move the rain.

A chosen moment,
yours alone,
heavens open,
a miracle zone.

By Clarabelle
London, UK
19 July 2022


Momentum Moves You

get things moving

When you build up momentum in the pursuit of a dream or goal, it really does multiply your energies.

Mostly in the beginning of a “start up” phase, or for example, learning a new skill, it can take a whole lot of effort and focus to build those foundations and get things moving.

This is when the power of momentum really does help to make a positive difference.

So, keep up that consistency and channel your laser focus energy into what needs done and soon that magical momentum will kick in.

Momentum moves you and it can move moutains too.

I see you there….. WELL DONE!

Clarabelle
London, UK
19 July 2022

The Sun’s Energy

in the deepest cave of hope

In the purest sunlight, the heart shines on like a beacon of love, dancing in the deepest cave of hope.

It is in this magnetic power a new mind is born and faraway horizons seem so close you can touch them.

Maybe all of the things in life, that don’t seem to make sense, were never to be thought about in that way.

What if, you were supposed to stay so present in each moment that thoughts of fear and doubt never ever manifested.

True thought can steer your mind in different directions – and the body, if in conflict or alignment with that thinking, will honour its preferred state of being.

Is your mind leading the way or is it your body? I think neither! I believe the magical field that surrounds your being always empowers the best out of you. It’s time to let this heavenly power communicate with your senses and create miracles through you.

You have everything you need, right here, right now to go far beyond what you think you are capable of achieving.

The sun’s energy cannot exist without you, that’s how important you are to this world.

By Clarabelle, London, UK

16 July 2022

A Wonderful You

petals of love

Amidst the clouds,
of a foggy mind,
hard to see,
difficult to find.

Appears hope,
just a glimmer,
igniting life,
joy does simmer.

Time means nothing,
as people and places,
open our hearts,
smiles on their faces.

Flowers like heaven,
flourish and bloom,
petals of love,
enlighten each room.

Be still in the now,
as heartbeats awaken,
a wonderful you,
is there for the taking.

By Clarabelle
London, UK
15 July 2022

The “Success” of Blogging

Just start NOW!

I have been blogging on and off for a number of years now. I absolutely love writing, especially creative writing that has a poetic and uplifting feel about it.

The only thing that keeps me going and writing in this blog for so long, is that I continue to write about things, I really love writing about. That, for me, is one of the keys to becoming a successfull blogger.

The word “success” can mean many things to bloggers but for me it means, loving the whole creative process of the blogging journey and engaging with the blogging community that are so encouraging and supportive.

So if you’re thinking of starting a blog, please don’t think, just start NOW. Don’t think about, what shall I write about to get followers and what will the people out there want from me? Write about what YOU are deeply passionate about and believe me your best writing WILL lead you to success in a much more meaningful and fulfilling way.

So what are you waiting for? I told you not to think about!

Go Go GO FOR IT lovely you – you’ve GOT THIS!

By Clarabelle, London UK
14 July 2022

The Greatest Stuck Road

when stuggles keep coming

The greatest stuck road,
can hold you back,
invisible barriers,
keep you off track.

A bumpy path,
often uphill,
it takes real effort,
and lots of skill.

But never is there,
a journey so tough,
that is able to stop you,
no matter how rough.

For deep passion prevails,
every single time,
when struggles keep coming,
and nothing seems fine.

Your wonderful heart,
goes through every test,
until you reach the top,
where the view is the best.

By Clarabelle, London, UK
14 July 2022

Your Life Has Meaning

a breath in time

The space to think,
on a white blank page,
a breath in time,
lives an empty stage.

Thoughts they simmer,
only to unfold,
memories of love,
treasures of gold.

Invisible hearts,
surround your being,
the clock moves on,
your life has meaning.

By Clarabelle
14 July 2022, London, UK

Feelings

your every why

Feelings have power,
feelings can speak,
feelings can take you,
to the mountain peak.

Feelings can hurt,
feelings can breathe,
feelings can lead you,
so you can achieve.

Feelings are precious,
feelings are true,
feelings will determine,
every part of you.

Feelings can unite,
feelings can fly,
feelings can control,
your every why.

Feelings are unique,
feelings are you,
feelings are loving,
can you feel me too?

By Clarabelle
15 November 2021
London, UK

If God Lets Me…..

shine like the morning sun

1.
If God lets me
I'll always lead the way
If God lets me
I'll kneel down with him and pray
If God lets me
I'll do him very proud
If God lets me
I'll help all lost in the crowd 

2.
If God lets me
I'll shine like the morning sun
If God lets me
I'll do what he needs done
If God lets me
I'll be a beacon of pure strength
If God lets me
I'll go to any given length 

3.
If God lets me
I'll show him my full power
If God lets me
I'll respect his every hour
If God lets me
I'll take the best right turn
If God lets me
I'll let all worry burn 

4.
If God lets me
I'll give him my all
If God lets me
I'll knock down each brick wall
If God lets me
I'll be happy in present time
If God lets me
I'll forever be more than fine 

5.
If God lets me
I'll forgive and forget
If God lets me
I'll get out of all bad debt
If God lets me
I'll love him like no other
If God lets me
I'll make peace with every brother 

6.
If God lets me
I'll hold my head up high
If God lets me
I'll be truthful and not lie
If God lets me
I'll always sing his song
If God lets me
I'll make right every wrong 

7.
If God lets me
I'll live life to the full
If God lets me
I'll obey his every rule
If God lets me
I'll share the good I know
If God lets me
I'll give all hope a go 

8.
If God lets me
I'll believe in my self-worth
If God lets me
Every wave of life I'll surf
If God lets me
I'll be positive and bright
If God lets me
I'll sleep peacefully each night 

9.
If God lets me
I"ll take my second chance
If God lets me
I'll celebrate and dance
If God lets me
I'll show him I am real
If God lets me
I trust he'll make the deal

By Clarabelle
Created on 10 August 2021
London, UK



Stay in Doing Mode

you will do it

Stay in Doing Mode

I read a lot, actually I read a huge amount of self-development books and I really do love them and I do get a lot from them BUT for me, where I get my GREATEST SUCCESS is when I stay in “DOING” mode, that’s me and that’s the way I like it.

I’m at my best when I am in action woman role, so this is where I’ll stay for a while.  The positives are outstanding for me and the ripple effects get me amazing results.

So I ask you today to focus on “doing” more of what will get you better results in your life for the long term, throw in some quick wins and you’re on your way.

Progress will motivate your “doing” mind – keep at it, keep the momentum going and don’t you stop until you get there….but please make sure you know where “there” is – that’s a very important part.

It’s your life, go get it!!

Clarabelle

 

Surfing the Waves of Happiness

surfing happiness

Surfing the Waves of Happiness

Every second of your life is filled with temporary moments that may test you, uplift you and even make your heart sing.  Embrace these moments for indeed they are just temporary.  If it’s a moment that’s getting you down, use it to help you grow or if it’s a moment that is making you smile, treasure it.  Temporary moments, good or bad are just that – temporary.  The bad stuff will pass, yet so will the good stuff.  Life keeps moving on, tick-tick-tock.  Make your moments count and grow from them.

Everything is temporary – the tough stuff will pass and soon you’ll be surfing the waves of happiness again.

It’s your life, go get it!!

 

Clarabelle

 

Stay Strong – Stronger Than Ever

Stay Strong – Stronger Than Ever

In the past, I was always known as the “go to” girl in places where I worked, to write a wee funny poem about someone.  I would be asked to write poems for work colleagues leaving, celebrating their 50th birthday or expecting twins!!  I really really loved it.  I could write a poem very quickly and very easily and I always gave it just the right sentiment.  As the years went on I started writing poems that would encourage people to turn their life around for the better. A lot of the times, I was talking to myself if I was having a tough day – it would definitely make me feel better.

Stay Strong Poem

A few years ago my brother was going through a particular tough time at work, he was being made redundant and was treated very badly in the process.  My Professional background was in Human Resource Management so I helped him a lot professionally – it made the tough days a little easier for him.  After the process he was exhausted and was at a loss, he had to start looking for another job and in the middle of a recession it wasn’t easy!!

I gave my brother a little card to help him feel better and I made up a little poem for him entitled “Stay Strong” for him to read and hopefully make him feel better – it did.  Below is the poem that I wrote for my brother:

Stay Strong

Life can be tough,
the weather may be rough,
but stay strong,
find the inner strength to carry on.

You are loved, have faith, believe.
You are special, focus and achieve.
One door is closed, but many are ajar,
realise your potential, you’ll go very far.

The world is on your side,
so fill your heart with pride.
Move on up, inspire your mind,
get ready for change, you’re one of a kind.

A few years later I decided to turn some of my encouraging poems into motivational and encouraging greetings cards – I just wanted to cheer people up when they were going through low times.  I wanted to give people the opportunity to buy a card for a close friend or family member who was feeling down and that the greetings card would be heartfelt and encouraging towards that person.  Sometimes we struggle to find the words to say ourselves but a little card of encouragement can say it all for us.  It signifies that caring touch and that special bond we have with that person.   

Stay Strong Greetings Card

Stay Strong Greetings Card
Stay Strong Greetings Card

Over the last 2 years I have invested a lot of time and energy into setting up my motivational and encouraging greetings cards business and I am delighted to say that it is doing very well.  I am even more delighted to report that the “Stay Strong” greetings card, containing the original poem I wrote for my brother during his tough days, is the most popular and best selling greetings card of my 45 individual designs.

Below is a link to this card on Amazon, Ebay and Etsy:

Amazon:  Stay Strong Greetings Card

Ebay:  Stay Strong Greetings Card

Etsy:  Stay Strong Greetings Card

Stay Strong Greetings Card
Stay Strong Greetings Card

Stay Strong Greetings Card
Stay Strong Greetings Card

A Caring Thought for the Good of All

I will continue to write my motivational and encouraging poems as I know they are spreading love and encouragement to people all over the world. This for me is my Happy Ever After!!

It’s your life, go get it!!

Clarabelle

Breathing Space

breathing space

Breathing Space

Life can be one big rush rush at times and before you know it you’ve landed somewhere where you maybe don’t really want to be.  It’s important to take some “time out” of your usual and sometimes manic routine, to take stock of what’s happening in your life.  Give yourself some “breathing space”, some time for you to make sure you’re on the right path for you.  Just because you’re in “automatic pilot” mode doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re in the right place for you.  It’s often the case that a lot of people spend more time planning their 2 week vacation every year than they do planning their whole lives. Spend some valuable time on the most important part and yes, that’s YOU. What’s your life plan and what are you going to do about it?

Plan well, live well, be well.

It’s your life, go get it!!

Clarabelle

Don’t Settle

don't settle

Don’t Settle

Don’t settle for an “okay” life, you deserve much better – we all do!! Although sometimes you’ve got to do the “ordinary” on a “temporary” basis to help you move forward into the “extraordinary”.

So when in the “okay” moments of life, tell yourself another story, think about how you can use your current position to take you to the next better position. Always think about how you can make it easier for yourself, make it better for yourself, make life much more happier and much more worthwhile.

Time is going to go past anyway, so do what you need to do now to get you to the next step, keep inching forward and aim for the very best – whatever that is for you.

It’s your life, go get it!!

Clarabelle

Do What You Need To Do

do what you need to do

Do What You Need To Do

Always focus on the solutions to your challenges and do what you need to do until you don’t need to do that anymore.

“Do what you need to do until you don’t need to do that anymore”.

Now you’ve got that one, put it into practice and you’ll see your world getting better for you – inch by inch!!

It’s your life, go get it!!

Clarabelle

Go For It

go for it poems

Go For It

Always do your very best,
and keep a positive mind,
live your life so passionately,
and be the loving kind.
Discover your greatest potential,
in everything you do,
follow your heart’s desire,
and make your dreams come true.
Every day you have a chance,
to work towards your goal,
moment to moment, step by step,
from deep within your soul.
You can do it, face your fears,
and you will achieve,
go for it, make it happen,
and within yourself believe.

Be Your Number 1 Fan

hero image

Be Your Number 1 Fan

Start your day,
in a positive light,
aim for your goals,
as high as a kite.
Cherish each moment,
in your every day,
share your learning,
in a meaningful way.
This is your life,
do all that you can,
to make it your best life,
be your number 1 fan.
Choose the path,
that feels right for you,
there you’ll meet others,
saying “I can do”.
You will attract beauty,
and love on this trail,
driven by your dreams,
let the wind set sail.
In calm and stormy waters,
you will see,
that strength comes from within,
for you and me.

Put Yourself Out There

put yourself out there

Put Yourself Out There

Time after time,
lessons come and lessons go,
let life in,
this is your show.
The waiting game,
slows down the clock,
open the door,
don’t wait for the knock.
A pro-active mind,
is prepared for the now,
planning ahead,
will answer the how.
Discover a new path,
to travel on,
where dreams of hope,
are never gone.
Explore, take charge,
and do what needs done,
put yourself out there,
and the rest will come.

 

Stand By Your Dreams

stand by your dreams poetry

Stand By Your Dreams

For what it’s worth,
to all of you,
keep fighting for a life,
you want to come true.

Forget the worry,
and sleepless nights,
stand by your dreams,
to reach new heights.

For you are,
the happy ever after,
focus your thinking,
keep some laughter.

A tsunami storm,
can’t keep you away,
from better days,
so come what may.

Tell yourself,
I am that achiever,
stronger in challenge,
a warrior, a believer.

Take control,
master the seas,
forgive wrong pasts,
get up off your knees.

No more victim,
feel your desire,
feeding your heart,
aiming to inspire.

Encourage your soul,
and with arms open wide,
see yourself there,
succeeding with pride.

By Clarabelle

Lift Your Head High

lift your head high

Lift Your Head High

What’s stopping you,
from dancing in the rain?
What’s keeping you,
from moving away from the pain?
The clouds will move on,
the sunshine will appear,
uplifting your spirits,
and filling you with cheer.
Take a moment,
to treasure all you’ve got,
when you really think about it,
you have such a lot.
Open the door to life,
let the fresh air in,
don’t let the bumps on the road,
keep you from a win.
For there comes a time,
when enough is enough,
lift your head high,
and challenge the rough.
Soon you’ll be amazed,
at what you can achieve,
smile with an open heart,
and in you believe.