Choose a smile

It’s such a simple thing; a smile requires so little effort and creates such an impact. We have to choose to do it yet often we choose a response that results in confrontation or just dis-engagement. I remember when I was in my wheelchair and people would stare at me. It made me feel uncomfortableContinue reading “Choose a smile”

Audrey’s Theme

Today’s blog was inspired by Audrey Birt.  Audrey shared her theme tune for the week on my last Monday blog, and it is wonderful   It reminded me of some of the choices I have made; to do it all – someday. This sentiment connected with me in a powerful way. It’s not about putting offContinue reading “Audrey’s Theme”

Choose to dream

Many people are inspirational in the way they have the courage to stand by their dreams.  To choose to focus on a dream, a goal that seems huge to others, can be a lonely experience.  So often, those around you will not share the vision you have and cannot understand your commitment – your choiceContinue reading “Choose to dream”

Choose your view

In Monday’s blog I suggested you choose your theme tune for the week – a piece of music that helps set your mood.  Today, I would like you to add something visual to the mix.  Choose an image that helps you focus on a dream or a goal, something that connects you with a choiceContinue reading “Choose your view”

Choose to put your feet up

Sometimes we struggle on when it is not the right thing to do.  Sometimes we convince ourselves that we simply “can’t miss this appointment” or that “they’ll think less of me if I take a day off”.  Sound familiar?   And when we hear this little voice in our head, we make a choice; often theContinue reading “Choose to put your feet up”

Choose the theme tune for your week

I love listening to music  and it is always on in the background, while I work or play. I love to start my week by choosing my theme tune; the piece of music that is going to set the tone. I have a diverse taste in music so making a choice means looking through tracksContinue reading “Choose the theme tune for your week”

Choose to let it go

Today (April 15th 2012), Michael Schumacher and Jenson Button both lost their chance to win the Chinese Grand Prix, thanks to errors made during pit stops. Both in strong Positions at the time they made their pit stops, they saw any chance of victory slip away. And how did they choose to react? They letContinue reading “Choose to let it go”

Choose Today

Choice can feel uncomfortable and challenging and we often choose to put off making difficult choices.  Too often people talk about regrets which are really choices they didn’t make.  As my husband celebrated his 45th birthday last week, we reflected on the lack of regret in our lives and how even the choices that hadContinue reading “Choose Today”

Today I choose to be….

Today I choose to be positive and up-beat.  Today I choose to see the best in everyone in my life and allow them their moment in the spotlight.  Today I choose to love my life and be grateful for every moment – even the difficult ones.  Today I make my own choices about my attitude,Continue reading “Today I choose to be….”

Choose to recommend

Today, choose to recommend someone that matters to you. Give some time in your day to talking about them and what makes them outstanding at what they do.  It is easy, when times are hard, to focus on our own needs and wants; by choosing to focus on someone else and taking the time toContinue reading “Choose to recommend”