Pet the Cat

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 301-October 28 “Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance.”—Oliver Wendell Homes I was rushing off to work one morning, when I reached down briefly to pat my cat on the head and say goodbye for the day. I caught myself suddenly as I stood up and thought, “Why am I rushing so that I can’t take two minutes to really see, feel, and connect with my kitty that I love?” I put my briefcase, purse and keys back down on the table, picked up Yoda and just hugged and petted her for a while. At the office later, I tried to remember this experience and take the time to really see and hear and … [Read more...]

Nurturing Yourself

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 300-October 27 “It isn’t the great big pleasures that count the most; it’s making a great deal out of the little ones.”—Jean Webster The class on accomplishing goals was intense. Each week for eight weeks, the participants met and outlined their strategies for achieving them. Most of the people in the class were high achievers, energetic personalities. They were used to winning and not afraid of the hard work it took to get them where they wanted to go. At the first class session, Korey listened quietly as each person energetically listed their dreams and desires, and what they were willing to do to … [Read more...]

There’s Always Enough Time to Do What You Really Want

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 299-October 26 “The trouble with many of us is that we just slide along in life. If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two-week vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.”—Dorothy Canfield Fisher People fit amazing amounts of activity into their schedules. When you really are committed to your vision or your dream, somehow you find the time. It is almost like time literally expands and you accomplish incredible feats in nano-seconds instead of in … [Read more...]

Navigating Stars

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 298-October 25 “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”—Satchel Paige Zane, the movie director, was stuck. He had made a wonderfully funny short film and was having difficulty getting it seen. We met for a couple of hours to discuss his situation and figure out what new ships he needed to send out. At the end of the meeting, I told him that sometime you just have to ask God to give you a sign. He liked that idea and promised to try it. A short time later, I received a note from him. He … [Read more...]

Dig the Reservoir

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 297-October 24 “After winter comes the summer. After night comes the dawn. And after every storm, there comes clear, open skies.”—Samuel Rutherford When I think of all the time and energy I have spent trying to convince people to take my workshop when they really weren’t that interested, I could cry. I finagle, I plead, I use all my fancy “closing techniques,” trying to convince them to do what I want them to do instead of letting them off the hook I want to reel them in on. I’m sure at these times that Chellie “has a lean and hungry look.” I am just as sure that it is not attractive. Desperation … [Read more...]