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And... My book Versions of the Self is now published

Available on Kindle or as hard copy! http://goo.gl/xdq5T7

Thank you all for the amazing support, especially while I took time offline to complete it ♥

I appreciate you all! 

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This was such a fun interview with +Shehanne Moore , so kind of her to have me over to talk about my books!

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Congrats +Christy Birmingham This is cute
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She's inspirational!
"If I could send a message to anybody, it's not about pole vaulting and it's not about track. It's about finding something that makes you happy despite whatever obstacles are in your way." ~Charlotte Brown

#inspiration   #sports   #women  

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A blind pole vaulter has realised her dream by winning a bronze medal in the Texas state high school championships.
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Nodding with you +Peter Day !!

+rosa euribe You are very sweet!
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Great to be a part of the circle, +Daniel Stock !

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OH yes!
It’s nearly time for the launch of Versions of the Self, my next poetry book! Here is the cover reveal :)
The post below also includes the book synopsis and more about the publishing date.

#book   #publishing   #coverreveal  
Here is the book cover reveal for Versions of the Self, which I will publish in May. For the first time, see the covers for the Kindle and hardcover versions of the poetry book cover! Read the book...
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+Gaylord Millentree and I hope your May is going well too
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Wow.
Thank you to author Matthew Simon Alexander for this amazing review of my poetry collection Pathways to Illumination. Being able to bring awareness to issues such as depression and domestic violence, in this case through poetry, is so important to me. My next book Versions of the Self will publish next month.

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+Meghan Hetherington You're the sweetest, thanks for the friendship and smiles :) xo
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Keep reaching for the higher level!

You won't see me fall apart
Because I've got an elastic heart

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Nice #circleshare  via +Mario Falcetti & glad to be included!
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I always learn so much from the posts written by +Harish Kumar ! 

#creativity   #inspiration  
Harish Kumar originally shared to Creativity:
 
Step 3: The Creative Breakthrough that involves Tension and Insight

“What separates Masters from others is often something surprisingly simple. Whenever we learn a skill, we frequently reach a point of frustration – what we are learning seems beyond our capabilities. Giving in to these feelings, we unconsciously quit on ourselves before we actually give up.”-Robert Greene, Mastery

Greene follows up with the final step, the breakthrough. This step involving frustration and tension sounds like the insight stage of creativity.

After grappling with the problem, mastery involves successfully navigating the frustration of no results. It is in this stage that many settle but mastery involves artful forward motion and also letting go at the right time.

Greene says that after 10 years of working through the problem of general relativity, Einstein decided to give up one day. The solution came to him when he woke up the next morning.

This letting go and allowing solutions to bubble up to the surface has happened many times.

“Creative Endeavors are by their nature uncertain.” ― Robert Greene, Mastery

All the tension released gives the mind to incubate and form associations that it missed in the past.

Greene’s ideas resonate with the stages of creativity where letting go after allowing an incubation stage is critical for insights to bubble up.

“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ― Robert Greene, Mastery

See more at: http://launchyourgenius.com/2015/05/13/mastery
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And so... It's MAY! I hope this is a beautiful month for all of you!

Found via +Harish Kumar 

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Ohhh +rodney trusty , thank you :) Have a great weekend!
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Embrace the waves of happiness around you ♥

My feet can't touch the ground

#music   : Mr. Probz - Waves (Robin Schulz Remix Radio Edit)
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Thanks +Daniel Stock , nice to be here!

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