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Let it end September 23, 2013

Filed under: coaching,Entrepreneur,Inspiration — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 11:26 pm
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“Oh – so you feel upset. Read this.” – thanks Universe! It’s sometimes fascinating what messages come your (my) way and how timely they are.

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Give up anger toward others and yourself.

See that the force of any heated reaction is not strength.

Remember that for any and everyday action of force, there is an equal and opposite one.

This explains why the fighting never ends.

Let it end.

Let it end. Give it a laugh. Begin again. How would you do it this time? How would you interact or react, this time? What would make this the greatest way possible. What would you do? What small thing would make a difference?

Just checking. Now, go do it.

Johanna

 

Love is Equal. March 26, 2013

Filed under: Inspiration — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 5:43 pm
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Love is Everywhere. Love is Equal. Does equal marriage even need to be a question?

Celebrate love. Don’t ban it. Do like Sweden, and raise the flags for all celebrations of love – gender neutral.

During the weeks leading up to Pride Stockholm you can see rainbow flags flying from the flagpoles that line the water in front of the royal castle. (more…)

 

Note to Heart March 10, 2013

Filed under: coaching — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 1:03 pm
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Third time has the charm? Not in all cases. When it comes to relationships – with the same person – that reaches the junction of  “This is not right for me”, I would rather say: “One time is no time. Twice, are two times too many.” Not to neglect the first time – by all means, be grateful for what it brought you – but do yourself a favor and (more…)

 

It Makes Me Feel Love April 11, 2012

Filed under: coaching,Health — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 5:25 pm
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…what is it that you love that would bring your voice and life back should you be in this position?

For me – music, yoga, dance. If you ever see me with my head down – that would lift me up. And even if I know it, it is easy to forget. Even without Alzheimer.

It’s not a coincident that I together with Emma,  my partner in crime in a Co-Active Leadership Program, created a workshop called “Dance to the voice of your core”.

May we never forget. Put on the music and get movin’! Do you feel that spring is in the air?! 😉

Enjoy,

Johanna

AND DO SEE this movie. To the end. – The full article is in today’s Mashable.

Love is in the air. Do do do, do do do….

 

The Sweetest Kiss March 29, 2012

Filed under: coaching — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 10:24 pm
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At first he wasn’t interested at all. Clearly not.

“No – I’m watching TV.” [Breathe – don’t take it personally.]

After a little bit of begging and trying to get his attention he comes around to say hi for a second. Maybe two.

Hanging around a little longer… asking a few questions… about the day, the special event, celebration…

He gets a little excited and wants to share what he had gotten. A helicopter. I would be too.

And then it was time to go to bed. It had been a really long day. So before rushing off I try to connect onces more.

Calling his name calmly ones, twice… three times. He looks at me finally and I throw him a kiss. He lights up and does the same thing back at me!

Then he expresses “no, closer…” and climbs over the table and computer and kisses the screen on the other side.

Mm. The sweetest kiss. That one will last with me for a long time. My nephew has turned 3.

Johanna ❤ ❤ ❤ Wille

 

Happy Hips December 17, 2011

Filed under: coaching,Yoga — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 5:48 pm
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A strap, a tennis ball and a yoga mat. +100 people and Rusty Wells. In a workshop. The quote of the day:

If you want to be happy – think happy thoughts. If you want to fall in love… open your hips.

So there you have it – the master has spoken 😉 And this is how you could do it: (Rusty – where are your YouTube videos? 😉

Happy Saturday all.

Johanna

Oh – why? The focus of this workshop was to “open your hips and invite freedom and fluidity into the space around the entire hip and pelvis area. We’ll flow through a vigorous practice that is designed to liberate and deeply release this space in the body that tends to be a dumping ground for energetic and physical residue.” So by doing that you will reach benefits such as letting go of the past, feeling more relaxed, grounded and present. Makes perfect sense, no?

 

Be Happy, Love Deeply, Start Spending November 23, 2011

Filed under: coaching,Inspiration — Johanna C. Nilsson @ 7:05 am
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I am sharing an email I just received…

Imagine that you had won the following prize in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400.00 in your private account for your use.

However,this prize has rules, just as any game has certain rules. The first set of rules would be:

Everything that you didn’t spend during each day would be taken away from you.

You may not simply transfer money into some other account.

You may only spend it.

Each morning upon awakening, the bank opens your account with another $86,400.00 for that day. The second set of rules:

The bank can end the game without warning; at any time it can say, Its over, the game is over! It can close the account and you will not receive a new one.

What would you personally do?

You would buy anything and everything you wanted right? Not only for yourself, but for all people you love, right? Even for people you don’t know, because you couldn’t possibly spend it all on yourself, right? You would try to spend every cent, and use it all, right?

ACTUALLY This GAME is REALITY!

Each of us is in possession of such a magical bank. We just can’t seem to see it.

The MAGICAL BANK is TIME!

Each morning we awaken to receive 86,400 seconds as a gift of life, and when we go to sleep at night, any remaining time is NOT credited to us.

What we haven’t lived up that day is forever lost.

Yesterday is forever gone.

Each morning the account is refilled, but the bank can dissolve your account at any time….WITHOUT WARNING.

SO, what will YOU do with your 86,400 seconds?

Those seconds are worth so much more than the same amount in dollars.

Think about that, and always think of this:

Enjoy every second of your life, because time races by so much quicker than you think.

So take care of yourself, be Happy, Love Deeply and enjoy life!

Here’s wishing you a wonderful and beautiful day.

Start spending.

…and it’s not Black Friday that I am preparing you for ;).
Enjoy the long weekend!

Johanna

 

 
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