Something to SEA: Rainy Day Clicks for 3/19/2016

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Hello, friends on the day before spring arrives, and it might arrive here in the northeast with a wintery furor!  As of press time, the forecast is between 0 and 60 inches of snow sometime between late tonight and Monday.  At least whatever falls should melt quickly. It’s been an eye-opener of a week in many ways for me.  I’m more confident in my writing, but less confident in my health as this lupus/fibromyalgia flare just won’t quit.  It’s got me feeling very defeated right now, and the only remedy is rest.  If it doesn’t let up, I will really need to reexamine my life and my priorities, but I’m holding onto hope that the pain and fatigue will hopefully decrease soon.

Here are some interesting links from the week that I’ve saved…and of course, there are more than the usual links to things relating to Ireland, most provided by the cosmos and by one of my favorite strong spirits (the compass is pointing there, and all signs point to GO!).  Here’s hoping you’ll find something you enjoy!

Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Experience, Shedding the Weight: Mind, Body and Spirit! starts on Monday! Join me for a wonderful experience!

Fear is Boring, and Other Tips for Living a Creative Life – by Elizabeth Gilbert and recommended by Austin Kleon

Set Your Ideas Free – by Holstee

The Most Important Day of Your Life – by Jeff Goins

Thank You Ireland, For All The Words – by Elizabeth Gilbert

13 Irish Writers to Read This St. Patrick’s Day – a few days late but some great reads here

32 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Ireland – like I needed even 1 more reason?

Ireland’s Enya on How Life By the Sea Influenced Her Music – yeah, yeah!

How Much Does It Cost to Visit Every Country In The World – by Chris Guillebeau

Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud – by Maya Angelou. The 2 minute video is worth every second.

Guess Which Dog Has Never Seen the Ocean Before?  This will make you smile.

and finally,

Don’t forget to enter my free giveaway!  See yesterday’s post about my giveaway and the release of Jersey Shore Magazine’s Spring 2016 issue here.

Weekly Clicks will be taking a hiatus next weekend as we will be at Del Boca Vista-Phase 2 for Easter week, and I’m sure I will return with many snippets of life that should be in a Seinfeld episode.

Enjoy enjoy and Happy Easter!

Until next time,

Jill

PS: In case you missed it, the Spring 2016 issue of Jersey Shore Magazine was released…I wrote 5 articles and provided a lot of editorial work for the issue.  Click anywhere here to check it out.  Thanks!

 

 

 

 

Something to SEA: The Time Manifesto

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Time.

We think it is endless, with an unlimited balance.

We live like there’s another life with more time waiting for us in a bank somewhere, ready to protect us with an overdraft if we reach our spending limit.

The minutes speed by quicker and quicker every year, every month, every day…and our overdraft disappears.

Someday. Someday we say.  But when is that day?

Before we know it, we turn the calendar to the next month. Then turn it again…and so on.

We change the clocks.  Forward and back.  Forward and back…and so on.

Our schedule is not ours.  It is regimented by others.

Others who think our time is not valuable as theirs.

Others who put their agenda before our well-being.

Others who determine our worth by requiring a financial payment month after month, year after year.

In the big picture, what’s my balance, anyway?

I might have a few minutes left, or years and years and years…

Only the teller in the sky keeping track of my account knows.

The truth: my TIME is worth more than all of the money in the world.

Time.

It’s TIME to reclaim MY time.

It’s TIME to LIVE THIS LIFE, my valuable life filled with my valuable time.

It’s TIME to move forward with positivity, with kindness, and with compassion as I spend the rest of my time here on Earth in the most meaningful way:

LIVING.

“Sea”king MY soul.

On MY terms.

Helping when I can.

Sharing experiences with the people who are important to me.

Seeing the places I want to see.

Making the memories I want to make.

A life that is free and so full that no overdraft will be required when my account is closed.

Isn’t it TIME for you to join me?