Day 178 – November 29, 2012

1. I am thankful for the energetic and engaged participants in my workshop today.

2. I am grateful for wonderful clients who are so easy to work with.

3. I am thankful for knowing my stuff so well and being able to be flexible and creative.

4. I am thankful for you – your efforts at demonstrating tenderness.

5. I am thankful for your offer to help me sort things out.

6. I am thankful for messages from very sweet people who care about me.

7. I am thankful for the spontaneous and cozy dinner with my Jen – we have the most hilarious conversations because we love and hate each other so much 🙂

8. I am grateful for nesting instincts – finally tidied up my room. This weekend – the living room.

9. I am grateful for all my beautiful clothes – they make me feel great.

10. I am thankful for small thoughtful little touches that make people smile, such as the adorable cappuccino foam art at a cafe in Taipei that I visited on Monday. It made my friend and I so happy when we saw them.

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Most Shocking Doodle… So far

It was a sign.
A sign for me to stop drinking those sweet milky teas that I am so addicted to.

I had been telling myself that for years.
And today, the universe told me in the most horrible and disgusting way that it is time to give it up.

It’s funny now, thinking about it.
It sure wasn’t funny when I saw what I spat out of my mouth.

The doodle…

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The actual cockroach leg…

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Day 177 – November 28, 2012

1. I am thankful that I did not have to walk all the way to work this morning with my heavy bag.

2. I am thankful for all the lovely compliments I received today because of my white and pearl themed outfit!

3. I am grateful that I finished my planning on schedule.

4. I am grateful for getting a much needed fright so I would end an unhealthy addiction of Hong Kong style milk tea.

5. I am grateful that I have been getting all these signs from all around for a decision that I want to make.

6. I am thankful that my daughter has such a lovely boyfriend – thoughtful, considerate and very polite.

7. I am thankful that every day is a new day and filled with promises and possibilities.

8. I am grateful for the one on one time tonight – to talk about my future and my aspirations.

9. I am grateful that I receive appreciation and care at work – from the entire team.

10. I am thankful that I am a woman – a daughter, mother, sister, friend, partner, colleague, mentor, coach, trainer, teacher, writer, doodler, artist, tanguera, milonguera, lover and soul mate.

Day 176 – November 27, 2012

1. I am thankful for the very smooth day and overall success of the day.

2. I am grateful that I met very nice taxi drivers during my stay in Taipei.

3. I am thankful that I was able to get on an earlier flight.

4. I am grateful for the efficiency of the Hong Kong International Airport.

5. I am thankful for the lovely winter weather at last!

6. I am grateful for the lovely belated birthday present – what a nice surprise!

7. I am grateful that you are able to tell me that you missed me.

8. I am thankful that we have this understanding that requires no explanation.

9. I am thankful for being home – safe and happy.

10. I am grateful for having headspace – to pause and to reflect.

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Day 175 – November 26, 2012

1. I am thankful for being safe and unharmed – another near miss traffic incident today – taxi driver drive down the wrong way… with direct incoming traffic facing us!

2. I am thankful that I can find my way around Taipei relatively easily.

3. I am thankful for a good day of work.

4. I am thankful for a lovely afternoon coffee with a new friend I met through tango – some interesting ideas and insights into the world of tango.

5. I am grateful for metro systems – efficient, safe and inexpensive.

6. I am thankful for freshly squeezed grapefruit juice in green tea! Yummy!

7. I am grateful for quiet time out on my own – a great way to recharge.

8. I am thankful for foot massages.

9. I am thankful for my beautiful rain proof coat – kept me dry on this wet Monday.

10. I am grateful for all the signs that have been coming my way – thank you.

Day 174 – November 25, 2012

1. I am thankful for a lovely night’s rest.

2. I am thankful to be woken up by a sweet little girl and her smiles.

3. I am grateful for the lovely brunch with my mother and my niece.

4. I am thankful for the happy day spent with them.

5. I am grateful for the relaxed atmosphere and slow pace of Taichung.

6. I am thankful for being able to squeeze into that express train to get to Taipei tonight.

7. I am thankful for the safe and smooth journey to Taipei.

8. I am grateful that I have a neat little place to stay in Taipei.

9. I am thankful that I can speak and read and write Chinese fluently.

10. I am thankful that I don’t own a TV.