Reflections on Me – it’s all about me, isn’t it? – and FREE Stuff

First and foremost: Thank you to all of you for reading my posts, taking your time to comment, clicking on the “like”  or offering your love, insights, personal struggles, poems, pictures and humor.

sunnymars100900002Evolution: I walk a fine line between what to disclose and what to keep private, both as a therapist and as a blogger. As a therapist my training was to never self-disclose. Therapists are supposed to be a “blank slate” upon which clients  project their own feelings, fears and hope.

As I’ve “evolved”, modified or down right let go of more and more of my “training” – what remains always surprises me.  This blog continues to evolve with me and probably surprises you too!

Objective Observation: Clients come in looking for a quick fix – understandable and healthy not to want to remain in a state of  pain, confusion or fear.  They  look to me for my point of view (there goes the blank slate!).  Truth be told, they don’t always like my point of view but I give it anyway.

I am not an expert on life – just an observer, a professional lookie-loo. The only difference between my clients and me is that I “usually” can objectively  observe my own  unhealthy (read, “bad”)  behavior – can’t always stop it but I sure do know what my part is.

Behavior: Time for me to begin to act on my observations. 

Observation: My entire life has been about teaching and sharing what I’ve learned. I didn’t deliberately set out to do this, it seemed to just happened.

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Observation: I’ve accumulated a TON of  “stuff”.  I have closets of  craft supplies, audio recordings, power-point P1030969presentations, creative expression tools & techniques on a variety of topics such as health & wellness, spirituality, psychology, creativity etc, etc.

Behavior #1: I’ve begun to make more changes to this blog.  I’m adding FREE STUFF, rearranging and editing.  Can’t afford to pay anyone so I struggle with the technology side – struggle is putting it mildly –  it is slow going and doesn’t work the way I’d like.

  • It isn’t very “user-friendly”
  • I don’t know how to link things for easy retrieval. (I’ll try to put the new “stuff” at the top.)
  • You’ll have to periodically click on the “FREE STUFF” on the header to see what’s new.
  • I can’t figure out how to create MP3 downloads so the audio recordings will have to be listened to on the blog

P1030059Behavior #2:

After a 6 month hiatus I will start facilitating live workshops again.  That will help thin out the supply cabinet!  I’ll post the schedules on the blog.

As many of you know, my attention span does not span a lot of time, my interests pull me in many directions and my physical health sometimes puts a damper on my intentions.  So be patient, be encouraging and please share with your friends what I share with you.

"Happy New Year" from Bob the Blob Fish

Happy New Year from Bob the Blob Fish “Humph”

Clarifications by Tallulah

My Dearests,
I find it a bit tedious that I have to clarify the confusion Miss JudyJudith has created by her last post.  However, it is incumbent upon me to address her mis-communication to make sure that my reputation remains pristine and shelter her from further embarrassment.

Here are my clarifications.

I, Miss Tallulah Pacehead, am diligently doing my job.  I am not responsible for any of the chest pain, exhaustion or wack-o arryhthmia’s Miss jJ was experiencing.   I am an electronic miracle, unlike the medications which seem to cause unseemly side effects.

I, Miss Tallulah Pacehead,  am aghast that some of you did not know I have lived with Miss jJ for several years.  I am quite famous so those of you who are not acquainted with me  click here and type in Tallulah or pacemaker in the search box. (I have many posts)

Miss JudyJudith is NOT retiring, nor is she getting rid of her workshop materials and “stuff” (as she so indelicately called the fruits of her labor).  Even though she is getting rather “long of tooth” she continues to see clients, make presentations and facilitate workshops.

What Miss JudyJudith MEANT to say is that she wishes to make available her Hypnotic Healing Recordings, workshop workbooks, instructions and on-line workshops for free/donation.  She, unlike me, is technologically impaired and can not figure out how to get the “stuff” (as she so indelicately called her life’s work) up on the web.

With my kindest regards,

Ta Ta!

Miss Tallulah Pacehead

S.O.S. Help me figure out how to give my stuff away!

I NEED HELP!

( . . . no wise cracks please . . .)

Here’s “da Scoop”

  • I’ve been doing workshops for decades.  I’ve been a therapist for decades.  I have lots of “stuff” to share.
  • I don’t make money on my workshops.
  • I give away my Hypnotic Healing Recordings, instead of selling them, anyway.

Here’s “da Plan”

  • I want to give away on-line workshops, materials and  recordings, etc.  for free/donation.

Here’s “da dalema”

  • I can NOT figure out how to get the CD’s into MP3 format and workshop stuff up on the blog. (I’ve spent hours and hours trying)
  • I can NOT figure out how to get the SHOP into a site where you can download the give-aways.
  • Caprice DeLorm of  DeLorm Designs has created a Prestashop template and a “dummy site” as preliminary steps.  I’m grateful to Caprice for all the research and work she’s done to date. She’s not only blessed with know-how but incredible patience.  But I have no budget left to pay her to finish.  

I need:

  • Someone to volunteer to guide me  (someone with TREMENDOUS patience) how to do this.

Please let me know if you know of anyone who has the tech ability to help me figure out how to GIVE my stuff AWAY!

P.S. A genuine thank you for all you who inquired about how I was doing.

(I swear – my tongue is nowhere near my cheek).

After going back on the heart meds that I tried to stop (per doctor) I’m doing better but not back to normal – It probably wouldn’t be a good idea to aspire to be normal anyway.

The chest pain and WILD arrhythmias are gone.  But I’m exhausted.

Enough about me . . . How are YOU?

YOU can Win this Contest: Up Up and Away!

Falling DOWN side UP?

Win a free Hypnotic Healing Recording!

Win notoriety for your grammatical excellence, for your knowledge of the English language, for your keen mind,

for your perseverance, for being up to date and up to the challenge of

submitting  all the different ways UP is used that are not up-loaded in this post.

Now . . . UP is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word

  • It’s easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but
  • when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP ?
  • At a meeting, why does a topic come UP?
  • Why do we speak UP and
  • why are the officers UP for election and
  • why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report?
  • We call UP our friends.
  • People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses.
  • To be dressed is one thing, but to be dressed UP is special.
  • A drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP.
  • And we use it to brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver;
  • we warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen.
  • We lock UP the house and some guys fix UP the old car..
  • We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night.
  • We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP!

Rules:

  1. Use the word “up” in a sentence or a phrase that has not been used in this post.
  2. DO NOT look the word UP in a dictionary because in a desk-sized dictionary, up takes UP almost 1/4th of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions.
  3. Send your entry in ONE (1) comment (in the comment box) to this post:  https://judithwesterfield.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/win-this-contest-up-up-and-away/   (I will not count up the number of UP’s sent to me by e-mail or multiple comments)
  4. Deadline for submissions:  Monday, September 5th 5 pm

So if you are UP to it,  try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used and send it.

Falling UP side DOWN?

It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don’t give UP, you may wind UP with a hundred or more and be the winner of a free Hypnotic Healing Recording!

Don’t let UP get you down.

Thanks to

http://www.rosemaryl.blogspot.com/

“SEEKING EQUILIBRIUM”

for this post!

Rose, for sending this to me I’m giving you a leg up!

5 extra credit points!

P.S.  Check up Rose’s blog to see what kind of person would up and send me this!