Notes To My Younger Self:

Notes To My Younger Self:  The first step in shifting your thoughts is being aware of and owning what you are thinking. You create every thought you have and therefore have the ability to create other thoughts. E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge Don’t allow fear, embarrassment, shame prevent you…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

Seat-of-the-pants:  Merriam Webster: employing or based on personal experience—past or present—judgment, and effort rather than technological aids or formal theory seat-of-the-pants navigation a seat-of-the-pants decision. Dictionary .com: using or based on experience, instinct or guesswork. Done without the aid of instruments. Your dictionary.com: done by feel, guess, or trial and error rather than careful planning,…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

Humility: From Oxford’s Dictionary:  a modest or low view of one’s own importance; humbleness. Merriam Webster:  freedom from pride or arrogance : the quality or state of being humble Dictionary .com: the modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc. Urban Dictionary: True humility is to recognize your value and others value while…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

“The most dependable quality in the universe is that of change. A willingness to change eliminates the word failure from our vocabulary.”~Tom Crum E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge Imagine the possibilities if failure wasn’t part of your thoughts or vocabulary. aka A woman with a purpose  

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Notes To My Younger Self:

What if you trusted that every struggle you experience is intended to prosper you instead of hurt you. How would this mindset shift your approach to difficulties?  E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge “We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.”~Mary Catherine Bateson aka: A…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

A friend of yours will tell you a story. A story that will shift your thinking around imperfections. Listen carefully. Coined as the “Big Sky State”, Oklahoma was living up to its reputation this evening as my friend set off to mow his acreage. Riding on his tractor, he was enjoying the expansive layers of…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

Kintsugi (“golden joinery”): Definition by Yonobi.com ~also known as Kintsukuroi (“golden repair”), the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. Lifegate .com: ~the art of precious scars BBC: ~embracing imperfection E.L. Chappel…

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Notes To My Younger Self

Notes To My Younger Self:   Fail: ~First Attempt In Learning E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge Don’t be afraid to fail. Keep going! No matter how many arrows you have to shoot. You will hit the target. aka A woman with a purpose  

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Notes To My Younger Self:

Connection: Collins:  ~is a relationship between two things, people, or groups. Britannica:  ~a shared feeling of affection and understanding Vocabulary: ~a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge Trustworthy, elevating, fun, nurturing, nourishing, honest, a good listener and…

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Notes To My Younger Self:

  Notes to My Younger Self: Unrealistic: Merriam Webster: ~inappropriate to reality or fact Dictionary .com: ~having a wrong idea of what’s likely to happen or what you really do; not based on facts. Collins:  ~not recognizing the truth about a situation, especially about the difficulties involved in achieving something  Britannica: ~not able to see…

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