Archives for August 2009

Does Your Dream Affect Others?

My Piano Dream is alive. I have been practicing my scales and warming up my fingers. Everyone is very supportive. “What, honey? Oh, the earplugs are in the drawer!” Anyway, I learned a new song… “What, dear? I can’t turn it down, it doesn’t have electricity!” So… “Sweetie, I’ll help you with your homework later!” […]

Chase Your Dreams Like Julia Childs and Julie Powell

This weeks inspirational video actually features two videos with respect to a new movie out in theaters titled, Julie and Julia. The women of 8 Women Dream enjoyed a Sunday movie outing today and went to watch this Nora Ephron film about two women who achieved their dreams through food. You gotta love that. The […]

Give Me A Week and I’ll Give You Small Blessings

This was the endless week!  A full week of back to school mornings with my son that followed an intense nonprofitable weekend at the Tiburon Festival.  All I can say is that I am thankful for my part time job teaching art in Sonoma and that I am looking forward to my regular pay checks! […]

How To Pick Good Jewelry Tools

The ongoing quest for the ultimate dream of multiple streams of income continues. In a lovely twist, one of my fellow dreamers (Thanks Alyse!) reminded a mutual friend of my jewelry and viola… Two pairs of earrings are sold! I got a boost of creativity this weekend and after spending 30 minutes to de-fur my […]

Top 8 Equestrian Blogs and Horse Websites

This week I am still stuck with my dream of becoming an accomplished equestrian and rather than go on about wanting to quit, I’ll leave you with  … My Top 8 Equestrian Blogs & Horse Websites on the Internet — 1.  Savvy Equestrian — It is the number 1 independent equestrian product review site and […]

How to Battle the Blank Page

As I sit in my living room looking at the blank page before me I am reminded how difficult it can be to write. The page is blank, nothing but white staring back at me. I decided to just start typing; just put letters together into words and see if something made sense. This technique […]

Have You Lost Your Identity?

Do you want it back? I am living my greatest dream. Giving my children the best childhood I know how. One that I had as a kid. I am the most confident as a mother. They are my passion. But is that enough? Is it OK just to be known as a good mother? Is […]

Does Your Brain Help You Achieve Your Dreams Like Dr Daniel Amen and Tammy Grad?

This weeks inspirational video features Dr Daniel Amen. In his pioneering new book, Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Dr. Amen explains how you can “optimize” your brain to achieve your fullest potential.  Many of the difficulties associated with anxiety, depression, excessive worrying, anger, and distraction are related to five specific systems in the brain. […]

How To Stay Calm In Five Steps

I am writing this post after working a thirteen hour day at the Tiburon Art Festival. Since I have managed to delete the last twenty sentences I wrote, I am now  forging ahead.  Please excuse any sentence blunders since my brain feels like mashed potatoes and my bed is calling to me.  No sales today […]