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    • This blog is about new beginnings, mine and my clients.

      I think of the new year as a time for review, looking at what worked last year and setting my intention for this fresh new year.  Last year was a year really feeling in to letting go.  I have been in a 30 year rewarding career that has given me many gifts and it’s time to try something completely new.  It’s time to start my own business full time and let go of the security of a permanent job with all the benefits and team mates.  It’s time to go sailing!

      Last year I felt a lot of fear and turned to face it over and over again.  Each time I looked it in the eye and said I see you.  Each time I faced it fully I felt a little less tight and a little stronger.

      This is the year I cast off the dock lines and leaving the shore for real.  I am still in the process of letting go.  I am still scared and I am still very excited.  I think everyone that wants to move on to something new goes through just this roller coaster and because they can’t  face their fear some of them don’t move on.  I think this blog will help me and hopefully my readers to feel their fear and do it any way.

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      Helen so happy for you in your adventure. A brave soul facing a roller coaster of emotion and life chnging events that a glass of wine can fix every now and then. That is if you have wine... I will be following you my dear and looking for insight as I prepare for the retirment adventure. Hugs Anita

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      As much as I know I'm going to miss you when you set sail, I am SO excited for you and Jean and this unfolding chapter. So many lessons from the sea you'll be able to share with your clients and with your SHM community that will be following your journey (maybe even tracking you down :).

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      Trying again to say that I'm excited for you and will miss you!

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      Congratulations, Helen. Sounds like this is still in process - flowing like the tides in our false creek. However, am very excited for you and look forward to your journey.

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      Yes That's it Joanne. Somedays I am over the moon and others I am scared of giving it all up. It comes and goes:)

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      Congratulations, Helen. Enjoy the next chapter.

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      Not sure I got back to you. Thanks so much for getting back to me on this. Her is hoping your land journey is just as much fun as the water.

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      Thanks Guys. Sad you won't be on the water with us but hoping you make the trip to San Fran with us Tom?????

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      Good for you, Helen! It is so hard to leave the comfort and security of something familiar. Embracing something totally different can be terrifying, but the doors that open up are so fun to explore. I have such a rich, new life now!

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      Thanks for replying to this Janice. I am just getting the hang of having a website. I am really stepping in to the adventure now. Fewer and fewer second thoughts:)

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      Thanks Janice You seem to be enjoy your walking away from it all. You are a great role model

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      Looking forward to participating in your adventure.

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      Super glad to have you and Judy along:)

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