Places to Find Free Planner Printables For 2015

Places to Find Free Planner Printables For 2015

Print 2015

In the just few hours 2014 will go down into history. Are you in a mood to begin the New Year with some vision?  Yes, this is the right time to plan your year.

Goals should be SMART

SMART Goals are-

S = SPECIFIC
M = MEASURABLE
A = ATTAINABLE
R = REALISTIC
T = TIME BOUND

Why do you need to plan?

  • A plan will release the need to remember everything
  • It will give you the next concrete step towards your goal
  • Balance home, family, work
  • Time for yourself
  • Freedom to enjoy leisure

“Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination n and disregard for obstacles and other people’s criticisms carry out your plan.”

Paul J. Meyer

Who needs a planner?

Everyone needs a planner. However, you need it if you are a

  • Women
  • Mother
  • Business owner
  • Work from Home mother
  • Creative person

Free Planners Printables to Download

Are you looking for free planners? Here are some great links for you-

Check this lovely 2015 planner with seven colourful options

Busy Moms Helper

Busy Moms Helper Danielle

If you want to organize you home here are some free printables to help you. There is vast collection of free printables for home management. There are labels, printables for kids,TV Time Tokens

TV Tokens Organizing Home Life Ginny

Organizing Home Life – Ginny

For free Goals Planner check the following links-

BudgetMama

The Budget Mama – Jessi

Mothers Niche

Mothers Niche

To make your Home binder check here-

Gluesticks Blog

Glue sticks Brandy

An interesting printable for your Usernames and Passwords is available on

User-Names

 

Organizing Home Life

 

Happy 2015 to everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

Finding Yourself through Journaling and Free Printable Month Tags

When my daughter was very young, I enrolled in a creative writing course. I aspired to become a freelance writer.

Writing during her nap times and night was exhausting. Sometimes I would work at night to finish a project and had to get early for the next day.

There were so many things to be done for the family, for my baby, for the house that I had no time for myself.

Then one day I read a quote that jolted me out of the torpor.

Home Coming

Home Coming

I decided to spend some time doing something I enjoyed every-day without guilt. However, I found out it wasn’t easy.

Guilt is another tag for motherhood. Why DO we always feel guilty in spite of doing the best? I think it comes from a collective consciousness that we have inherited from our ancestral mothers.

I started writing Morning Pages as suggested by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way.

She says-

The bedrock tool of a creative recovery is a daily practice called Morning Pages.

Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning…….They are about anything and everything that crosses your mind– and they are for your eyes only. Morning Pages provoke, clarify, comfort, cajole, prioritize and synchronize the day at hand. Do not over-think Morning Pages: just put three pages of anything on the page…and then do three more pages tomorrow.

I wrote whenever possible (morning or night) for five days a week. This practice became an anchor. I looked forward to that time with my journal.

Writing Space

Writing Space

However, diligently I wrote non-stop three pages mostly every-day. It helped to calm to my anxious mind. There were moments of clarity and profound wisdom.  Many times grace flowed divine and pure.

It gave me time and space to come with terms with the anxiety and stress of everyday life. It taught me that acceptance of any moment depends on your expectations.

Every day the blank page in my journal poses no expectations and yet offers infinite possibilities.

If you would like to explore writing a journal, here are few resources to help.

Journal Writing Tools

Journal Writing Resources

Here is a Christmas Gift for you!

Download this printable here to  get these lovely month tags for your journal.

Month Tags-page-001 F

Celebration Time

My Friday Bliss list

I am grateful for-

We celebrated Diwali, the festival of  lights on 13th of November

Flowers and Light

That small space of time in the morning when the house belongs to me

A dash butter on my toast and a glass of warm milk.

Toast and Milk

Sunlight entering the dining room in the afternoon….

The changing season which brings in lovely winter vegetables on my table.

I am happy to cook nourishing soups and drink on Friday nights.

Many thanks to Liv Lane for sharing this wonderful ritual!

Brush Strokes

I have been away from my blog for a long time.  The Windows software become corrupted and required formatting. As I pick the threads of blogging, I would like to share one of my paintings. I have just enrolled for a beginner’s course in water colour.

Curved, straight, wavy

Light, dark and shaky

Shadows light and luminescent

Subtle, delicate and blunt

Life is about joining the dots.

Slowly, passionately, lovingly

And everything will transform into a piece of art!

Dearest Muse

Purple and White

Dearest Muse,

I am lost for words dear Muse when I try to express my adoration for you. You gave words to my writing, you who created dreamy images from everyday things, gave me the ability to express thoughts, feelings and observations.

It is not easy to capture those ephemeral moments in words. However, I will try to tell you how much I love and cherish you. As a small child when you visited me through fairy tales to fire my imagination. Holding your hand I walked through troubled waters of life. In the day, I met you in innumerable forms. Sometimes you would dance on the violet petals, or you would peep from a tree branch making me curious. At times, you would fly in the sky and ride on the cloud boats. Clouds and rainbows were your favourite haunts.

Hey Muse, did you know you are my truest friend? You have made me what I am today. You never ridiculed my initial efforts or compared me with others. You just took me as a protégé and wandered through the land. You did not teach, neither did you preach nor had any rules. You just left me to experiment by lighting my curiosity with the matchstick of imagination. You had no agenda or expectations. The world around me had expectations rules and regulation, where freedom could hardly breathe. In the Muse land, however, I was allowed to float, fly walk, sit, brood, cry, talk or say ….It depended on me and no one else. In your presence, I could be ‘me’. There was no need to adhere to rules or be apprehensive about pleasing others.

I have enjoyed thoroughly, travelling with you Muse, to the perfumed lands of Arabia, the gardens of Babylon or to the land of Snow White and Cinderella.  You got me interested with the Sea King’s Kingdom and Prince of Light helped me to understand that darkness and light are two sides of a coin. You gave me the words to play. I devised the games and could weave fantastical tales you applauded wordlessly and that silent applause became a resplendent  song. Today, my heart sings the unsung melody which only you can hear.

Thank you Muse,

A bow with deep gratitude

Me

 

 

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