This is Your Year

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This is your year, I just feel it for you, I know great things are on their way to you, feel how good that feels, visualise yourself in that place you are aiming for, your spirit is high and you are shining like the brightest star.  You are the brightest star in the sky….remember THIS IS YOUR YEAR, go make it happen!!

Clarabelle

New Now New You

Why wait for the New Year to come before you makes positive changes in your life. Forget “New Year New You”, think and apply my new motto,

New Now New You

Change now, why wait?

Happy love to you, Clarabelle

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I’m Free

I’m free,
As the air I breathe.
I’m happy,
Like an autumn leaf.
I’m loved,
Like the moon so bright,
I’m peaceful,
In a starry night.
I’m smiling,
As my dreams come true.
I’m here,
Always believing in you.

By Clarabelle

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Hold On A Moment

Hold on a moment, remember, remember those dreams of yours, well this is a gentle reminder to you, to Go Get Them!!

Yes, sure you can, go for it, go get your DREAMS.

Love, Clarabelle

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Sprinkles of Dreams

Sprinkles of Dreams

They sparkle,
I smile with delight.
Loving hands,
Glowing in the light.

They tell a story,
Of hope and truth,
Like the charming spirit,
Of a child’s fairy tooth.

They touch another,
A soft gentle caress,
Washing away problems,
Sorting out the mess.

And glistening in my palm,
The miracle dust holds,
Sprinkles of dreams,
As my passion unfolds.

By Clarabelle

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Happy Boxing Day Dreams

Fight for your dreams, don’t give up, keep going until you get there. Remember, pain now, equals forever happiness later, and you know what, it doesn’t even have to be that way. Enjoy the journey now, that’s what I’m saying, embrace every breathe that you take along the way.

Happy Boxing Day Dreams to YOU.

Love, Clarabelle

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Get a Plan that Works

I have a plan, a vision, a strong desire for changing things for myself for the better and you know what, the plan is working, it is starting to show me results in the areas I am wanting them.

I think it really does go to show, that you get more of what you focus upon, this is so true. You do have to put the work in though, but if it’s a strong passionate desire you’re working towards, then the work is never an issue and often the work is a complete joy.

I have a plan, a BIG plan and it’s working.

I urge you today to get yourself a plan, and then put it into daily action, yes, moment to moment, go to work on your plan – it may take some time but you will get there, believe me, YOU WILL.

What does your action plan look like?

Clarabelle

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I Love It

I love writing to you, I really do, I just absolutely love it. I do hope that you see, read and feel that when you visit here, I hope my love for writing to you shines through.

Thank you for being here, I have faith and belief that you love my writing to you too.

Clarabelle

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Do It With Pride

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Celebrate how far you’ve come and welcome the journey of tomorrow.  Today is your blessing, today be grateful for everything you have achieved so far, you’ve done good you know, you’ve done real good!! This poem’s for you.

Do It With Pride

The bells’s ringing,
I’m ready to go
Are you with me?
Bring on the show.

Smiles in your pocket
Hope on your back
Plough through all weathers
Get back on track

Start where you are
Think always good
Be kind to yourself
Don’t say “should”

Come on my friend
You’re almost there
One more step
A little more care

Concentrate, focus
Have faith in your stride
Go a little further
Do it with pride.

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Hey You

Hey you, I feel you need a little reminder of how far you’ve already come…..this poem is perfectly timed for you.

Hey You

Hey you,
Don’t give up
Be strong now
Fill up your cup
With happy thoughts
Love for the dream
On your own
Or one of the team
You can do it
Turn around
No going back
Up of the ground
Moment by moment
Day by day
You’re getting closer
You’ll win this way.

By Clarabelle

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The Test is Now

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Whilst going for your dreams, you are always being tested by life.  But there is much beauty and true wisdom in the lessons we learn from “going for it” on this journey.

You have to stay super focused amongst the everyday distractions and this is when you can really tell if it is your true burning passionate desire to achieve this goal.  If it wasn’t, you’d most certainly be very tempted to give up as soon as it gets a little tough.  It is at these times, a super passionate person would dig in even deeper, put in extra effort to really stay on track or take things up a level.  A determination like no other will spur you on to keep going and you will stay resilient towards achieving the goal in hand.

This is me and I want this to be you too.  This is where I am at and I am telling you, nothing is going to stop me and I want you to feel the same about your dreams and goals in life.  I am building up serious momentum each and every day and I am starting to feel the spark lighting up inside of me.  I want the best ever life for you and for me and I do hope your focus, determination and inner strength is as strong as mine and if not even stronger.

If I can do it, You can do it, We can do it – Let’s do it!!

Happy days to you,

Clarabelle

I See You

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I see you, I know you’re watching me, I believe you are listening to every word I whisper, I feel you’re desire for a better you, a better life, a new tomorrow.

But I know you are a little scared, you have fears, but you’re going to be alright, you’re going to be much much better than alright. How do I know this? I just know this, because that’s why you’re here, everyday you visit me and you know it will help you, you know it will help you ease your current pain and you’re gonna make it.

Did you hear me right?  Yes, you, YOU, you’re gonna make it, that dream you’ve always wanted to achieve, that burning ambition living inside of you……it’s making its way to your heart, it wants to breathe true life into you, it’s getting ready to take on the world and nothing is going to stop it, which means nothing is going to stop you.

Pause for a moment, think about it……really think about it, you can see it right?  I know you can, because I can see it too. WOW, it looks amazing, your future self is so grateful you took the courage and made the first step now.  Go on, take another step, that’s right, you’re doing really great…….do you feel your heart smiling, it is you know, it is smiling with super joy because you’re heading in the right direction.  Where are you going?  Maybe we could do this together, help each other along the way, two brave soldiers heading out into battle and the only outcome possible is reaching the rainbow at the other end.

What a great day this is, this is the most amazing day for you, you might not realise it yet, but you’ve just climbed a huge mountain and you’re now looking at the view from the top……..You may be a little bruised getting here, but you’ve got here, wasn’t it all worth it, don’t you agree that you deserve so much better for you and for your family.  Let’s go my friend, there’s another mountain to climb, but we’re in this together, fighting with our hearts and minds to achieve EVERYTHING that we want and more.

I see you, do you see me?

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Want Success? Here’s the key…

Listen to me, I want to tell you something, something very important in the transformation of your life………you must say this, say this out loud, right now, you must mean it and say it with conviction, let this affirmation live and breathe through every cell in your body, are you ready?…here goes:

“I BELIEVE IN ME”

That’s it, those 4 little words, when you live by those words, your dream is practically yours……say it again, smile, enjoy that positive feeling moving around you, because you now have the key to all your future successes.

When you believe those words are true for you, then it’s just a matter of time for the results to appear.

BELIEVE Clarabelle

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Inner Inspiration

At the moment I do 3 blog posts per day and people ask me where I get my inspiration from to write those articles and keep it up. Let me tell you something, I have no challenge at all with being inspired to write, I could write to you all day everyday, it would always be a joy for me. I know writing is for ME, I just love it, I never ever get tired of writing to you, for you and for me. Writing keeps me going, writing on this blog to you inspires my soul and uplifts every part of my being. I can write at any time of the day, inspiration is always there……it’s never ending.

I know creative writing is definitely ME, I live and breathe it with my passionate heart.

I have amazing, fabulous plans going forward that will allow me to write even more and more and more…….so my beautiful friend, watch this space, watch how this all flourishes before your very eyes.

I love having you here, I really do and I’ll never stop writing to you for I know in my heart this is ME.

Love Clarabelle,

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Creativity is the Key

Position yourself into a “create” mindset, by “creating” you’re setting your imagination free. Imagination is the starter key to your success, because everything starts there first.

Yes the whole process takes a lot of commitment, time, energy and effort but if it’s something you’re really passionate about that will never stop you. Nothing will stop the passionate heart…..believe me, nothing!!

I am living and breathing my passionate heart and I will never stop…..never because I believe in what I am creating.

Share your dreams with the world by creating what’s in your imagination. Your imagination is the genius of all geniuses……do the work and make it happen for you.

Stay determined my friend, love Clarabelle
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Writing Mood

I really love it when I am in a writing mood, it can happen to me at any time of the day and when it does I just have to capitalise on it, as best I can. This moment is now, suddenly I have an enthusiastic urge to write and I just have to do it. Here is a little poem to you from this happy mood moment:

Creating My Tomorrow

Fluffy and white,
Like cotton wool.
Clouds in the breeze,
Air fresh and cool.

Snowy moments,
A blanket of space.
Tranquil surroundings,
A different place.

Making it happen,
Hopes and dreams.
Fill up my corner,
Rainbow beams.

Moonlit skies,
Are pretty and pink.
Soft melting colours,
Make me think.

Time is not here,
I am at one.
Always myself,
Smiling at the sun.

No questions to answer,
For I know what’s true.
Creating my tomorrow,
In today what I do.

Experiencing life,
Embracing this treasure.
Loving the journey,
Surprised with pleasure.

By Clarabelle

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Happy Creating

The imagination is such a wonderful thing, keep on creating and continue to exercise that beautiful muscle.

See in the mind’s eye what you want to achieve in life, envision that so very powerfully in your mind and live and breathe your desire. It’s got to come to you, your everyday behaviours will help you achieve that. So choose wisely in what you do daily and ensure you are putting your energies in the right direction.

Let your imagination come alive and fuel your desire for success today.

You can do it,

Love Clarabelle
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There’s Something in the Air

I had a fascinating conversation with my mum today and my interpretation of that chat is shared in this poem below. She started it with “There’s something in the air…..”

There’s Something in the Air

There’s something in the air,
I feel it in my heart.
I’m not sure what it is,
Or when it all did start?

It’s a strange sensation,
Floating around me.
Connected to your being,
With friends and family.

I do believe it’s good,
Nothing there to fear.
There’s been lots changes,
In and around here.

I never really say this,
Call it intuition.
Bringing better vibes,
Welcoming the transition.

So travel on this journey,
For there I see a sign,
Shining on your heart,
So beautiful and divine.

You’ve been so very brave,
Starting all over again.
Breaking down the barriers,
Freeing you from pain.

I do believe it’s fate,
Knocking on your door.
Giving you new experiences,
Encouraging you to explore.

I now see your commitment,
I know your soul breathes in.
Strength and fighting spirit,
Serendipity will win.

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It’s Only A Matter of Time

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It’s only a matter of time for your vision to come alive.  First you feel it in your heart, then you see it in your imagination, then you feel it moving in your bones and then it dances throughout your body….and only when it has flowed through all of those stages, only then it begins to take form.

It starts with one word, one step, one piece of the 100,000 piece jigsaw puzzle but it doesn’t matter how long it takes, because you know “your calling” is going to make it.  Listen to me my friend, it’s only a matter of time……because it is in silence of faith that dreams can be awakened.

So can I relate to the above?  Yes, you’ve got it, of course I can.  Almost 6 years ago, I was kind of laughed at because I said at the very start of my business that I was going to have my own books, my very own positive book range……I just knew what they were thinking, their faces said it all, but you know I BELIEVED, I really believed in me, I always do and sometimes I get off track but I always get back there, back to where I need to be.

I sit here today looking at my first Amazon paperback book,”Clarabelle’s Musings”, sitting on my home office desk and I am smiling with pure joy, excitement and adoration of what I see before me……for my heart is sitting on this table, my heart is painted on the pages of this book, making its way to you.

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So if you believe like I believed in me, when other people laughed at what I wanted to achieve for myself, may my own story inspire you to keep going my friend…..6 days, 6 months, 6 years, you’re going to make it…..it’s only a matter of time.

Much love to you, Clarabelle

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Festival of Faith

Have faith, strong,strong faith that your dreams are here, feel them in your heart right now and rejoice in your festival of faith. A poetic verse for you today:

A Festival of Faith

A festival of faith,
Lives in me.
In gives me hope,
So I can be.
Everything I want,
And even some more.
Believing in the “yes”,
And an opened door.
It encourages my soul,
Breathing life into me,
An explosion of knowing,
That no eyes can see.
A feeling from within,
A heart with a spark,
Igniting my spirit,
Shining light in the dark.

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You’ve Made It

Let’s get going, yes you, yes YOU and me, let’s get going with our life, our wonderfully inspiring beautiful life…….now smile, you’ve made it.

You’ve Made It

Wow, I think you’ve made it,
I always knew you would.
You faced your deepest fears,
Turned bad times into good.

When all in life seemed lost,
And very troublesome too,
A huge wave of inspiration,
Got hold of the person in you.

You’ve come so very far.
Be proud and feel rejoice,
Your empowering creative spirit,
Released its encouraging voice.

Now your amazing success,
Is so easy to see.
All the hurt and pain,
Guided you to be free,

So celebrate this happy,
You deserve all it brings,
Because you are a fighter,
And inspire all great things.

By Clarabelle

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Sacred Love Story

There’s something very profound and beautiful about two people in love, it’s sacred and special.

We often hear a lot about broken hearts and maybe not enough about hearts in love.

But sometimes, just at the beginning of a new love story, it is so precious and so magical that the new romantics just want to embrace it tenderly for themselves, a sacred love story. Just two happy, sweet, unattached people, who then fell in love, the purest of love.

And the beautiful thing is, that no matter what life throws at them, their love is never torn apart, actually it just makes their love for each other even stronger.

I hope you truly have experienced your very on sacred love story and if not, believe me, what you seek, is seeking you.

This is my sacred love story, what’s yours?

Sweet Love to you, Clarabelle

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Keep on Jumping

Catch the ball of life, keep on jumping until all your goals have been achieved.

Who do you want to be? What do you want to become? What’s important for you to do to move forward and reach new heights.

Keep on jumping my friends.

Love Clarabelle

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A Different Story

True Beauty

Look with your heart, you’ll experience a different story.

Ben & Bella

Ben:  I’m scared, it’s dark in here.
Bella:  Where?
Ben:  In here….it’s very dark.
Bella:  Look inside.
Ben:  I am looking.
Bella:  I mean, really look inside.
Ben:  My eyes are wide open.
Bella:  My lovely, look with all your heart.
Ben  My heart?
Bella:  Yes, your  loving heart.
Ben  How do I do that?
Bella:  Close your eyes.
Ben:  Okay, they’re closed.
Bella:  Now, feel the light in your heart.
Ben:  Wow, it’s beautiful, I’m not afraid any more.

Much love to you today, Clarabelle

 

 

Be Prepared

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It’s been over a week since I’ve posted on this blog so I do apologise for this, I haven’t forgot about you.

Being prepared for an opportunity puts you in pole position and I know this has worked for me now and in the past.  Preparation is the key to making things happen because you are setting yourself up for when the opportunity takes a smile.

So if you’re hoping and waiting and wanting that perfect opportunity, get yourself prepared now, do what you can today and you’ll be welcoming that new gateway with open arms.

The gateway to the world is there for the taking, do what you can today and it will reduce or fully eliminate all fears of the unknown.

Get ready….NOW!!

Lots of love to you today,

Clarabelle

Just YOU Do it!!

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I’m in action mode, today, tomorrow and forever. Amen.  🙂  Yes, this is my newly adopted motto for the rest of my life, “Just YOU Do It!! and I think that’s all I need to say here and right now, the rest will follow and the BEST IS YET TO COME.  🙂

Wishing you a “Just YOU Do It” Day.

Clarabelle

 

Turning Dreams into Reality

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I haven’t produced a blog post for over a week, it’s been so busy with my live Gig etc.. last week and my move to Dubai at the end of this month.

I just wanted to share with you one of my videos from my live Gig last Saturday in my home village of Carfin, 3 May 2014.  We had such a successful evening and the event was filled with lots of love and beautiful community spirit – it was so lovely to be part of.

The video that I share with you below is my original song, “I Am Here” which I created in May 2013 and I share with you, at the beginning of this video ,who it is dedicated to.

In under a year I turned my dreams into reality and I now hold those special memories of last Saturday’s Gig alive in my heart forever.

What would you like to be doing one year from now?……I encourage you to GO FOR IT!!

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Going Live

So I woke up this morning very happy indeed because I am so very excited about my Singer-Songwriter Showcase that is happening this Saturday night.  We are expecting over 100 people on the night and it’s going to be a really great show.  We have been practising for weeks and weeks and this Saturday we will be putting all the preparation and practice to test – yes, we’re going live and it is very exciting indeed.

The event will have a real family/friendly feel to it and will be filled with joyous Community Spirit, that is what I want and what we have been aiming for!!  I’m going back to the Village of Carfin where I was brought up in as a child – a Village that has a very special place in my heart.

I will take lots of photos and share them with you on this Blog next week.

It’s quite funny because last year at this time I hadn’t even written one song and now I’m performing my own songs at my own Gig – it’s amazing what you can achieve when you put your mind to it!!

Question

What would you like your life to be like, one year from now?

It could all start here for you, maybe you were meant to read this blog post, maybe just maybe this blog post is for YOU, to get YOU started on fulfilling your own dreams and goals in life.  I’m doing it, why not YOU too. 🙂

Lots of love to you today, Clarabelle

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I Did It My Way…..

I love this quote below, it rings so true for me right now.

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It is always tempting to compare yourself to the outcomes of another but I urge you to think only about you, how far you are progressing and if you are doing everything you can to move yourself forward and be the best that you can be.

When you think of it, it really does sound crazy to compare yourself to someone who is much further forward on the Chapters of their own book.

You are the Artist, you are the creator of your own life and you must design it your way.  Yes, you may want to use people as role models but don’t compare yourself to them, use their success and achievements to INSPIRE you from within and do it your way – you know, like in the song by Frank Sinatra…..”I Did It My Way”.

Whatever you do today, just make sure you do it!!

Lots of love, Clarabelle

Countdown is On….

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Show Time

Well I woke up this morning feeling very happy and excited because it is only 11 days to “Show Time”.  Yes, Clarabelle’s first Singer-Songwriter Showcase is being held on Saturday, 3 May 2014 in my home Village of Carfin.  Some people are saying to me that I am very brave holding it in the Village I was brought up in, but you know, I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I am expecting about 100 people on the night and it aims to be a really great show.  So I know I have blog visitors from all around the world but if you happen to be in the vicinity please come along, I would really love to have you there.

How amazing things can turn around if you are passionate enough about them.  Last year at this time I hadn’t even written my first song and now I have written 25 original songs, produced my first EP, Hearts Apart and have my single Runaway Love released on iTunes and Amazon and I am doing two live Singer-Songwriter Showcases in May – lots of hard work and effort but it’s been worth it.

Let’s do this, let’s get this show on the road……hopefully one day I can come to your home Village and perform, I would really love that.

Your dreams are for the taking, your dreams are for the making – go get them!!

Love to you Clarabelle

The Clarabelle Show

The Clarabelle Show

Skope Radio

As an aspiring Singer-Songwriter it can be quite difficult to get radio play and I think most people in the music industry might say that – well that’s my perception anyway!!  I have been successful in getting radio play with Skope Radio where they played my original song, “Runaway Love”, for one month, which was really fantastic.  I continue to put my music out there for all to enjoy, which is really great for me.

Electronic Waves Radio

I came across an advertisement a couple of weeks ago for radio hosts for a new internet radio channel called Electronic Waves.  I thought that this would be an amazing opportunity for me to apply for and help other unsigned Singer-Songwriters get their original music out there.  So I applied for the position with my ideas for “The Clarabelle Show” and last night was my one hour radio audition.

I am delighted to say that I got the position as radio host, every Friday at 4pm-6pm (UK time) – so there you have it, “The Clarabelle Radio Show” is born.  Isn’t it amazing how things can happen, just like that!! I am ever so delighted because I can help other unsigned Singer-Songwriters out there to gain exposure.  I am “living” that experience right now, so I can fully appreciate all the hard work, passion and effort that goes into making music.

The Clarabelle Show

I invite YOU to listen in to the first ever Clarabelle Radio Show, this Friday, 11 April 2014 @ 4pm-6pm (UK time) on Electronic Waves – you’d be crazy not to. 🙂

Keep going my friends, keep going and bit by bit you’ll get there.

Love to you, Clarabelle

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Break the Chains

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Clarabelle Poetry

You know I love my poetry and I am in a poetic mood this morning.  Here are some morning reflections from me to you, put into one of my favourite creative writing styles…..rhyming poetry, this one might just get you thinking.  Set yourself free, break the chains of old habits and make fulfilling choices from this day forward.  You can do it.  Love to you Clarabelle.

Break the Chains

A starry night,
A blissful morn.
Another routine,
There goes the car horn.

A rush, a rumble,
A dash to the door.
Caught up in the moment,
Head to the floor.

Then all of a sudden,
The alarm bells ring.
How did this happen?
What did I bring?

Is my life,
just passing me by?
Am I really happy?
I ponder and sigh.

To break the chains,
To let it all go.
Would test my bravery,
Against, “go with the flow”.

For I’m in control,
I make the choice.
Do this or that,
Share my voice.

The river runs fast,
The sun will rise again.
But remember your life
Is like ink in a pen.

Writing the pages,
of what is to be.
Until it runs out,
What’s left to see?

So decide who you are,
become your greatest self.
The world will not wait,
Get your book off the shelf.

Have clarity, choose wisely,
Let your heart lead the way.
Because times ticks on,
So make this your day.

The day you change,
The day you reach out.
The day you believe.
Your dreams, are worth a shout.

Slow the picture down,
Play it back in your mind.
The crossroads of your life,
Holds the answers, seek and find.

Be a like a butterfly,
Fluttering in the breeze,
Your courageous soul is open,
Change your life, if you please.

By Clarabelle, 11 March 2014

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Who is She?…. She is me!!

Be Brave

Sometimes you just have to be brave in the darkest night…..when challenges keep coming….this is your time to be strong, this is your opportunity to shine.  I wrote this poem (below) a few weeks ago…..reflecting, thinking…..putting my self-belief to the test.  I can do it, YOU can do it, WE WILL DO IT!! Here is an original poem from me to YOU.  Just believe……BELIEVE IN YOU.

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Who is She?….She is me!!

Sometimes she’s scared,
in the darkest night.
Trembling for hope,
seeking the light.

Questions run riot,
in her mind.
What is she doing?
What will she find?

I think I know her,
I’ve felt her before.
Wrapped in the secrets,
She don’t dare explore.

But I see she is brave,
fighting her war.
Doing her own thing,
What’s it all for?

Her spirit is high,
unusually so.
Because she wins every battle,
Tough tests when she’s low.

I see she is grateful,
in the now.
When all seems lost,
she doesn’t ask how.

For her desires are stronger,
than the fear she feels.
She knows she can win,
positive belief heals.

So she shares her story,
because all can relate.
She frees her happy spirit,
and dances through the gate.

By Clarabelle, 27 January 2014

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I Am Grateful

It’s All About Gratitude

It's All About Gratitude

There are many things that have helped me to stay grounded, mindful in the moment and to feel truly blessed for what I already have in my life.  Yes, I want to achieve my dreams and become a very successful Singer-Songwriter but it’s so important to enjoy the NOW as much as I can.  I want to enjoy and embrace each baby step of the way.

My Grateful Heart

One thing that has really helped me on this journey is my grateful heart.  Everyday I practice the art of being grateful for everything I already have in my life and even if I’m having a tough day, thinking about what I am grateful for, instantly uplifts my mood.

Rhonda Byrne

My attitude of gratitude really became more intense after reading the book, “The Magic” by Rhonda Byrne, Rhonda is also the Author of the famous books “The Secret”, “The Power” and “Hero”, which I have also read. The book, “The Magic”, I feel came at the right time in my life and it inspired me so much that I decided I wanted to write my own book about Gratitude and its positive benefits.

The Science Behind Gratitude

So for 4 months I studied and researched further into it….I looked into, “The Science Behind Gratitude” and what other credible successful Professionals and famous individuals were saying about it, such as Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Brene Brown, Deepak Chopra, Dr Robert Emmons, Jack Canfield….. and the list goes on – I share some of what they say in my eBook.

My Dream Journey

Gratitude ebook

I truly believe that being grateful everyday has catapulted me even further on my dream journey of Singing-Songwriting, I just know this.  I feel this dream of mine evolved from starting this blog in April 2012 and it is the visitors and followers of this blog that I am so grateful for, over 23,000 hits and counting!!.  You have inspired me to “keep going” so I only felt it was fitting and right do dedicate my Gratitude eBook to you, so I did, thank you.  🙂

How Do I Practice Gratitude?

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This is a question that hopefully I answer for you within the eBook.  There is a full section (photo above) on this with a number of practical gratitude exercises for you to do.  It really is important you do them though because it’s like creating a new habit and embedding a new behaviour and positive way of thinking into your heart, mind and soul.  Once that spiritual connection of a grateful heart is made, just you see the good things that come into your life….and they will!!

Where Can I Get  Your eBook?

The eBook is available from Amazon Kindle (Kindle format) and Gumroad (pdf format) and costs less than a cup of coffee from Starbucks and less than a Happy Meal from MacDonalds and believe me this eBook will make you much happier…..and for the long term!!  Click on the appropriate link below to find out more about, It’s All About Gratitude eBook and to instantly download :

AMAZON KINDLE, It’s All About Gratitude

GUMROAD (pdf format) It’s All About Gratitude

I wrote this eBook with a grateful heart for your grateful heart, in the hope that it will help you on your own journey towards your dreams.  Thank you for being here, love to you, Clarabelle.

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Photo Shoot Time!!

Keep Smiling

I had some professional portfolio photographs taken last month in Glasgow City Centre.  Below is a little preview of some of them, I think the photographer did really great, what do you think?  Keep smiling through the storms my friends, for soon a beautiful rainbow will appear.  Much love to you, Clarabelle.

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Happiness Journey

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This Dream…..

This dream, this passion of mine, to become a successful Singer-Songwriter is ALWAYS on my mind. Every minute of the day, every moment, every opportunity…….it’s there, all of the time and only stops when I sleep and even that is questionable!!  🙂 I feel enthusiastic, motivated, energised, determined and fulfilled on this journey.  This is my happiness journey and I feel it building great momentum and positive energy as times goes on.

Rehearsals

Today, I have booked out my first rehearsal hall where I will polish my performance, practice my singing and become familiarised with the Big Stage and I am SO EXCITED!!  I feels things are coming together and people seem to be popping out of nowhere to give a helping hand and move me forward on my journey.  So a massive thank YOU goes out to YOU for all your continued support and everyone who is helping me along the way – it has not gone unnoticed.  🙂

Funny 🙂

The funny thing is, if someone had told be 2 years ago that I would be doing this, I would have never believed them in a million years.  So it just goes to show, that true dreams can evolve when you least expect it and it’s that passion and desire that keeps me going.  I feel really happy when I sing, I feel connected to who I am and IT IS ME!!

Let Go

Let go of trying to find your dream because as soon as you do that…….it will come right at you.  I guess my dream was sleeping inside of me for 30 years and once I awakened, then my dream took a new lease of life.

Thank you for being here and I wish you a truly fulfilling day today.

My heart sings for YOU, love Clarabelle.

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She was 5

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Always Singing

My mum tells me that her memories of me as a child, is that I was always singing, all the time, from morning till night – she said, I wouldn’t stop.  Then I did one day and it took 30 years to come back.  This Clarabelle sound that you hear now, I believe is still the sound of the inner child in me…..a child who believes in the beauty of her dreams. This poem is a mirror part of that story and a true reflection of me, I hope you like it.  Lots of love to you today, Clarabelle

She Was 5

She was 5,
her heart did sing.
Every day,
about everything.

She had friends,
so happy and true.
Little children,
smiling through.

They played games,
had lots of fun.
Carfin was the Village,
under the sun.

Talent shows,
we’d give it our all.
“Come in for your tea”
Mum would call.

So much laughter,
living in joy.
The happiest times,
for each girl and boy.

Then she got older,
singing no more.
A typical teenager,
closed every door.

But as time went by,
30 years on,
the silence awakened,
and her light it shone.

Uncovering her soul,
being true to her heart.
The singing came back,
the most fulfilling part.

The friends of her childhood,
will remember this song.
“Dreamer” was the title,
our voices were strong.

We might have been children,
lost in the crowd.
Holding hands in the limelight,
our parents were proud.

When we let go,
sometimes wrong or right.
True dreams are like a boomerang.
They will win any fight.

By Clarabelle, 16 February 2014

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Clarabelle 90 Day Challenge

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90 Day Challenge

I have set myself a new 90 Day Challenge which will start on Friday, 7 February 2014 and will last until Wednesday, 7 May 2014.  This challenge is to push myself forward with my music career and achieve as much success as I possibly can in this period of time.  I have decided to, take it up a level – drive into a new gear and I am excited about this.

Join Me

If you would like to join me on this 90 Day Challenge that would be absolutely wonderful because we could support each other.  What you would need to do is think of something that you want to achieve over the next 90 days and put your full heart and soul into achieving that.  It’s amazing the results you can achieve, when you increase your energy levels and focus towards something that you really want.

Pure Passion

This 90 Challenge will take pure passion, persistence, discipline, a positive and self empowering attitude, courage, bravery, self belief, faith and a touch of boldness.  You may need to take yourself to places you’ve never been……the unknown awaits YOU but so does the success.

So, LET’S DO IT, let’s do this together and achieve our dreams.

I will be updating my Clarabelle Facebook Page every day on what I’ve been doing and achieving, so please head over there and check it out.  Here is the Facebook Page Link: https://www.facebook.com/clarabelle.org

CLARABELLE 90 DAY CHALLENGE, LET’S DO THIS TOGETHER.  

YOUR DREAMS ARE WAITING FOR YOU.

What are you going to be celebrating at the end of the 90 Days?
I’d really love to know.

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Tonight’s the Night

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First Ever Gig

Well tonight’s the night that I do my first ever Gig and I’m really excited.  This one tonight is just a private Gig for close family and it will be really good to have a very encouraging and supportive crowd first time round.  Lots of planning, practice and preparation goes into even such a small Gig like this, but at least it will prepare me for when I hit the BIG TIME!!!  🙂 🙂 🙂

Tonight’s Gig will be recorded on video and I will share some of it on here in the near future, so please look out for it.

Below is a wee poem I have just created about tonight, I hope you like it.  Thank you for being here, love Clarabelle

Tonight’s the Night

All the planning,
all the prep.
Another song,
another rep.
Exciting times,
passionate heart.
Dreams taking shape,
and this is one part.
I thank you all,
for being here,
By my side,
I love you dear.
So as the curtain falls,
I smile from within,
My destiny has awakened,
it’s a musical win.

by Clarabelle, 31 January 2014

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iTunes Runaway Love

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Single “Runaway Love”

I am delighted to say that I have reached an important milestone in my new Singing/Songwriter career path.  My single, “Runaway Love” has now made it on iTunes today and I am so excited.  It’s been exactly 6 months and 2 days since I wrote the song, all alone in my little cosy home in Motherwell, Scotland.

Vision

I had held this Vision in my head and heart since I started this journey and although I have a long way to go, I feel very proud to see my original song displayed on iTunes. Here is the link for you to see:  https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/runaway-love-single/id808343271

I feel I am progressing quite nicely and I am doing my first private gig this week, so all very exciting.  I am pushing myself out of my comfort zone and I know I am growing by doing this – this is such a fulfilling journey!!

Singing Poetry

I started this Clarabelle blog mainly to share my poetry and it has evolved into so much more than that.  The blog, I feel, has gently and graciously guided me into my Singing/Songwriting Career, for sure.  I like to call my songs “Singing Poetry”, original poetic verses with a beautiful melody.

So it just goes to show that if you are passionate about something in life YOU can make it happen, you’ve just got to take that first baby step.

May each step that you take today move you closer to achieving your dreams.  Thank you for being here.

Lots of love, Clarabelle

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