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September 2011

Are You Having Fun Yet?

Ballroom 

Do you ever get so caught up in the busyness of life that you forget to have fun?   While preparing for my first 'Toastmaster's' speech, I realized that I put one of my most fun activities on a shelf and left it there.   My first speech is an 'icebreaker,' one in which I tell the audience about myself.   As I put together my outline, my love of ballroom dancing, specifically waltz, came up.  What do I want to tell people about the waltz?  What do I LOVE about the waltz?  I could write a poem on it as I'm so in love with it. 

What do I LOVE about waltz? 

I love getting lost in the music.  When the conditions are just right, I'm in complete unison with my partner, the music, and the world.  It's as if I disappear completely and I imagine I'm flying through the clouds as the music plays.  I don't even know what I'm doing or where I'm going.  It's not a cognitive thing.  I don't have to do an ounce of thinking.  I'm just in flow.  My body just knows what to do.  It's the most wonderful feeling in the world!   I become one with everything and everyone around me that I don't even notice me.   My heart swells when I dance and it seems to envelop everything  around me.  It's pure ecstasy!   It's beyond FUN!   Anyway, I can't believe I forgot how fun it is that I'm setting a goal to make it a priority and get back into it right now! 

What do you do to have fun?  What makes your heart soar?  When will you start?


Are You Prepared?

Prepaid 

Part of having a strong Personal Foundation for your life is being prepared for life events and having a legal plan.   I'm happy to report that I have one.  I recently met Robin Applelbaum, of Pre-paid Legal Services, and I highly recommend you give her a call at 770-380-0691  if you don't already have a legal plan.  For $36/ month on a no contract basis, you too can be covered. 

Below are 15 Reasons to get a Legal Plan:

15.  You don't have an up-to-date will.

14.  You get a speeding ticket.

13.  You are buying or selling your home.

12.  You adopt a child.

11.  Your car is damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

10.  You don't have a living will or medical power of attorney.

9.  You need a patent for an invention.

8. You need a copyright for your manuscript.

7.  A repairman chages more than a given estimate.

6.  You are scheduled to appear in small claims court.

5.  Your new house has bad plumbing and a leaky roof.

4.  You have a fender bender while driving a friend's car.

3.  A retail store won't accept the return of a defective merchandise.

2.  A repairman won't stand behind his work.

1.  You own a small business.