Do More of What Feels Like Magic

There’s nothing kids love quite like feeling “grown up.” Give them some responsibility, and they’re hooked.

At least, that’s how I felt when I worked in my dad’s home office. My dad has his own business, and when he had invoices to mail, he let me help him prepare the envelopes.

This was thrilling to me. As a small child, I loved pressing the return-address stamp onto the black ink pad. I loved the stamp’s disappearing act, the swivel that made the raised letters come and go.

One moment, there were no words in the upper left hand corner of the envelope, and then next, there were several lines of text. Amazing!

Sure, I enjoyed pressing the stamps too, but I didn’t begrudge my younger brother Willie taking on that task instead. For me, the magic was always in the words.

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“The Conditions Are Always Impossible.”

Have you ever had the experience of reading a quote that just gets under your skin and will not leave you alone? Ever read a few words and had that shivery feeling of truth spoken directly to your spirit?

This is the Doris Lessing quote that’s been following me around lately:

“Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.”

Amen to that, right?

That quote has helped me so much. Since I read it, I stopped procrastinating and started writing my next book.

Now, I had all kinds of reasons why the conditions were “impossible” for me to block off this creative time. For example …

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How Do I Stand Strong In My Decisions? (Ask Caroline Video)

“How can I have more confidence in my decision making, whether big or small? What are quick strategies to stop second guessing decisions? How to stop getting stuck and stand strong in my decisions?”

Those are your words from The Confidence Course survey.

In this video, I help you to identify and question the beliefs that are preventing you from making a decision and sticking to it.

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