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  1. Victoria Toumit

    Victoria Toumit

    KNOW YOUR WORTH! Victoria Toumit
  2. ProducerJuliana No

    Juliana No

    Podcast Nation
    Podcast NationThe first week of the year is about to finish and for many it already feels like the holidays were more than a week ago. As the days pass in January, the initial rush of unrealistic goals for 2017 becomes a distant memory and by the end of the...


    Juliana No
    10/02/2017 #2 Juliana No
    #1 Thanks!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    09/02/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Juliana No welcome to beBee !
  3. ProducerBernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    I'm not an amateur! Yes you are! I'm not, I'm an artist! No you’re not! Yes I am! No you’re not!
    I'm not an amateur! Yes you are! I'm not, I'm an artist! No you’re not! Yes I am! No you’re not!The beautiful word amateur once meant : “lover of”. Over time, it has evolved from its original French, Italian and Latin origins to becoming a generic belittling reference. Once, it highlighted a recognition of and respect for "appreciators" of one...


    Bernard Poulin
    29/12/2016 #16 Bernard Poulin
    #15 Hilarious reaction. No cyberneticist should be without a sense of humour - it would screw up fractal integrity! As for your da Vinci's structural resonance and Spirit and invention considerations. . . you're reaching way beyond my comprehension. As Pooh would say. I'm but a bear of little brain. . .
    Bernard Poulin
    28/12/2016 #13 Bernard Poulin
    #11 Dear Joseph, Never met a "real" cyberneticist before. Would you call the structural resonance of da Vinci's Vitruvian Man a self-similar pattern - and the infinite differences within the variety of us humans fractal imperfections? :)
    Bernard Poulin
    28/12/2016 #12 Bernard Poulin
    #10 Though I appreciate your respect for Leonardo, I beg to differ on his training regimen. He was apprenticed to Andrea del Verrochio in his mid teens. He learned to both paint and sculpt with a heavy concentration on the rigours of rendering the figure. He then stayed on as an assistant to Verrochio until 1478 when he started his own studio at the age of 26.
    Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    28/12/2016 #10 Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris
    Interesting how the individual who came up with the technique of perspective in drawing was 'just an artist' to his contemporaries, even if later on he went on to build unprecedented inventions and create the anatomical diagrams that have survived up to our time. This artista didn't have any formal training and yet managed to outperform most profesdional artists and engineers since the Rennaissance times where he lived. You may have heard of him. His name was Leonardo da Vinci.
    Bernard Poulin
    28/12/2016 #9 Bernard Poulin
    #7 Dear Paul. Not necessarily. I entered a world where everyone expected me to have to compromise . I didn't. At 9 I chose to become a portrait painter (much to the consternation of my father!) I wanted to earn my living doing what I loved to do. And so, I was determined to be recognized for portraits by "Poulin" not by everyone who thought they could tell me how. I have therefore rarely shown a work in progress to a client. My mantra is that they chose me to do a portrait - so let "me" do the job "my" way. Otherwise, I send clients to someone else who is willing to compromise. This old buzzard isn't ready to do that yet. . . :)
    Bernard Poulin
    28/12/2016 #8 Bernard Poulin
    #6 Thank you Harvey. I believe in the concept of success - success as a process and not a destination or achievement. Success is not an end in itself. If I can get up in the morning and enter into a world where i am pleased to be and do - then I am one successful man.
    Paul Kemner
    28/12/2016 #7 Paul Kemner
    "Turn what you love into a job, and learn to hate it forever."

    Producing for money often requires compromising quality and cutting the time spent on something.
    Harvey Lloyd
    28/12/2016 #6 Harvey Lloyd
    Amateurs remind us of where we were. Those horrifying days of low confidence and minimal acceptance. But we have arrived now, we have confidence and enough of a following that we feel vindicated from the amateur title.

    Amateurs are the fruit of life. We know their journey if we share a common theme of existence. The journey will be one of enlightenment, challenges and surprise victories. Every new adventure carries this cycle. The peanut gallery lurking in the shadows poking at the journey have lost their sense of adventure. They have arrived, not sure where, but they think it is a place of success.

    I envy the "amateur". They have before them the (another) journey of a life time. I have pity for those who have arrived, they have parked at something that others deem as success and lost their appetite for starting new adventures or becoming an amateur again.

    Great post and i enjoyed the perspective.
    Bernard Poulin
    28/12/2016 #5 Bernard Poulin
    #4 Agree. If only we were all happy just being who we are and doing with pleasure what we do. But in our sad day and age, we are star struck and those who do not feel like they are stars but wish to be seen so often spend a lot of time and energy trying to be seen to "be" one (a star, that is). Happiness is focusing on doing not being.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    28/12/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    What comes to mind is an amateur golfer - someone who has never turned professional or won a professional major championship. IMO, that doesn't make them any less talented than a pro. I agree with @Aleta Curry View more
    What comes to mind is an amateur golfer - someone who has never turned professional or won a professional major championship. IMO, that doesn't make them any less talented than a pro. I agree with @Aleta Curry where the amateur was greatly appreciated. An amateur may signify a young but extremely talented person trying to move up the ranks.

    If a person is happy and proud of what they are doing, then being referred to as an amateur or an artist should not make them feel as an ordinary or lesser person. Close
    Aleta Curry
    27/12/2016 #3 Aleta Curry
    Excellent, @Bernard Poulin. Interestingly, I have always moved in at least one sphere where the amateur *was* greatly appreciated: Dog Fancy (how many people make their whole living showing and breeding dogs, yet it's a respectable and multi-million dollar business), Acting (the Pantomime and Repertory system forms, though of course we now have actors with degrees disdaining those without) and even my academic disciplines, Film and History (consider the role of the amateur in Historical Recreation, Costumes, Artisans and craft skills) and now, in Antiquing - well, any antiques dealer who doesn't know that sooner or later s/he'll run into an amateur collector who knows more about the specialised field than the dealer does, is either deluded or a moron.
    Bernard Poulin
    26/12/2016 #2 Bernard Poulin
    #1 Good for you. Contentment is rare these days.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    26/12/2016 #1 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    What an interesting post Bernard. I see an 'art' in many of the things I do, whether it results in a painting, a story, a cold/boring dining room turned into a winter wonderland for the enjoyment of military personnel, or (and I mean this absolutely;) designing reporting metrics for the logistics department or a tracking system for a retails sales department. All these come from the same part of me. I step back and in my mind's eye I see the painting, or I watch the story unfold, or I see how to simplify an excel spreadsheet so that it can contribute to the company long after my 'contract to work' has ended. It is this inner designer's eye that allows me to turn the most mundane of tasks into my 'art'.
    It is explaining this concept of 'art' that is the most difficult and most often met with those oh so frustrating smiles of tolerance. It is those 'tolerant' snobs that just don't grasp that design, is design, is design, and it all originates from the same place within the artist and the 'results' are in fact irrelevant, it is enough that it satisfies that need to 'create'. Other's definitions of 'artists' aren't really that important when the artist's 'need' is satisfied. I chose long ago to see their not understanding as being a source of amusement. I 'get it' and that's all that matters.
  4. ProducerJuliana No

    Juliana No

    What's stopping you?
    What's stopping you?As kids, we spoke our minds, we asked without hesitation, we pushed for what we wanted and we had no fear for rejection.Unfortunately, as we grow up we learn that time is limited. Society erroneously tells us that being turned down is humiliating....
  5. ProducerDawn Kieran

    Dawn Kieran

    Saddened by all the hate..
    Saddened by all the hate..I thought after this election was over people would move on go back to trying to live in peace. What I have seen through this election continues. I will not feed into the anger and hatred going around. I will love my neighbor no matter who they...
  6. ProducerDawn Kieran

    Dawn Kieran

    Feeling sick..
    Feeling sick..I think all the stress and feeling overwhelmed has finally caught up with me. Today my plan is to rest, recharge and take a day to do nothing. I have been fighting a cold and now the sinuses are full blown water works. I am off to make some hot tea...
  7. ProducerDawn Kieran

    Dawn Kieran

    OverwhelmedI am very overwhelmed at the moment and just want to run away and sit by the beach or listen to the waves crash and I have been running around going to my pain management doctor, pharmacy and next to FedEx. But, I needed a moment to breathe. I am...


    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    02/11/2016 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Here is some virtual beach therapy: http://www.andresamadorarts.com/

    He is an artist that creates intricate designs - Playa Paintings - that of course disappear with the incoming tides.

    I also swear by rain and ocean sounds. They now trigger relaxation responses in me.
  8. ProducerDawn Kieran

    Dawn Kieran

    I feel like I can barely see...
    I feel like I can barely see...This quote from a song is perfect for me today. I will turn 50 in January. I got married to my husband Charles in 2001. We have had our ups and downs as most people do. But, 2016 has been all about taking control and making changes for me. And, if I...


    Laura Mikolaitis
    02/11/2016 #5 Laura Mikolaitis
    @Dawn Kieran, there are a million cliches that I could share with you, but I will refrain. I could say that I understand how you feel. But I don't. But I do understand sinking into that abyss and feel that the weight on your chest is so heavy that you are gasping for air. I understand struggle and I understand pain. Each person's experience is different. You are taking brave first steps - putting how you feel into words. @Irene Hackett is right. It is cathartic, and I can tell you from my own experience that it does help. I started writing in 2015. My mom had passed away the year before and I wrote from a broken and sad place. But between writing, exchanging stories, and making sure that I made time a certain number of days a week to get out and walk has brought me to a much happier and healthier place in my life. It isn't easy. And some days, it just plain stinks. But I believe that each day is an opportunity. And each day that we fight the fight, we grow stronger. When my husband was diagnosed with Cancer in 2007, some days felt completely overwhelming. On those days, I tackled life an hour at a time. The point is, do what works for you. Even if it is only 10 minutes a day where you take a walk, meditate, or write, expend that energy for you. I wish you well, Dawn.
    Dawn Kieran
    02/11/2016 #4 Dawn Kieran
    @Chris Dixon I still have your number... I am just happy to find you online again and I am enjoying this blog spot so far been a day.
    Chris Dixon
    02/11/2016 #3 Chris Dixon
    @Dawn Kieran, forgive the bumperstickerism, sis, but this one remains nearly always accurate: this, too, shall pass. My number is still the same. DM if you need it again. In the spirit of less written commentary here being more, I'll simply look forward to enjoying an honest-to-goodness yacking session at your convenience. Cheers, bela. =)
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    01/11/2016 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    So much change and pain, @Dawn Kieran. It is almost impossible to make a decision in those circumstances that is a forward action, not a reaction. Perhaps just breathe into where you are right now. Everything almost never changes at once.

    Focus on your health, as you seem in a good place, with smart priorities. And then, as you are smartly doing. Write about it. Everything. Explaining it to others is sometimes how we best explain things to ourselves.

    Much happened to me this last year out of the blue. I tried to rush to a future and caused problems I did not foresee.
  9. ProducerDawn Kieran

    Dawn Kieran

    New Self
    New SelfSince this is my first post maybe I should catch everyone up. After moving to California in November of 2014 we had lived in an apartment in Menifee, CA. In February 2016 we closed on our house in Hemet, CA. Right after we closed on our house I had...


    Jared 🐝 Wiese: Find YOUR Work➡
    01/11/2016 #7 Jared 🐝 Wiese: Find YOUR Work➡
    #4 I can't imagine what that is like, Dawn. I get back pain from sitting all day, and what has helped me is the book and method of Pain Free, by Pete Egoscue. I have a bunch of articles already in the hive, https://www.bebee.com/group/the-egoscue-method.

    Check out https://www.bebee.com/producer/@jaredwiese/the-best-way-to-prevent-and-heal-chronic-pain
    and https://www.bebee.com/producer/@jaredwiese/starting-today-you-don-t-have-to-live-in-pain

    I am not a doctor, so obviously don't go without medical advice... if cleared, this may be worth a try!
    I sure hope it helps.
    Dawn Kieran
    01/11/2016 #6 Dawn Kieran
    @Deb 🐝 Helfrich Thank You, I am trying. I am working on my business and controlling the pain. Today was supposed to be a mental day but I have a loan signing at 7pm because extra money is always good especially if your business is just starting out.
    Dawn Kieran
    01/11/2016 #4 Dawn Kieran
    @Jared 🐝 Wiese: Find YOUR Work➡ I would like more information I take Lyrica and Percocet daily and some days are unbearable with the pain especially if it is about to rain.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    01/11/2016 #3 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    I am very pleased to meet you @Dawn Kieran. You are going to fit in around here. We like to share and inspire via our own stories. I look forward to seeing you buzzing around the hives.
    Jared 🐝 Wiese: Find YOUR Work➡
    01/11/2016 #2 Jared 🐝 Wiese: Find YOUR Work➡
    Hi Dawn. We commented on another posts. Incredible story and beautiful results! I had no idea about the diabetes, surgery and resulting pain. For what it's worth, perhaps you and your doctors can check out The Egoscue Method. There is a book called Pain Free. Let me know if you'd like more info.

    Again, congrats. Love and love some more :)
  10. ProducerMichael D. Davis
    Are You Up To A Challenge Today?
    Are You Up To A Challenge Today?There's nothing like a good challenge to discover things about yourself you may not often give thought to. #thedailychalkboard will challenge you to give some consideration to just who you think you are. Feedback welcomed!...


    Michael D. Davis
    06/09/2016 #3 Michael D. Davis
    #2 Thank you for sharing @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman . It' much appreciated!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    06/09/2016 #2 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Sharing to Self Discovery
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    06/09/2016 #1 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Good advice @Michael D. Davis. We should take time to step back and re-evaluate ourselves. Be honest about our misgivings and if needed, take action to improve.
  11. ProducerDarryl John

    Darryl John

    Why I Am Happier With Less
    Why I Am Happier With LessI can see gears turning in your heads how can he be happy with less? Well let me explain from a very young age we are all wired to want more so greed is ingrained in our psyche though at an early age we have no concept of what this is.I clearly...


    Dale Masters
    09/09/2016 #35 Dale Masters
    #33 @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD I have three boxes for my meds...they organise easier that way. Having lost almost everything I owned (except for some clothes and 2 strongboxes), I no longer worry about material goods.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #33 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #22 Pffft! Only 2 more? Hey, I need one bag just for medications lol. No, well. ...people don't really know, but we're rather cozy here. I've been disabled x 10 years, bed-ridden with dysautonomia from a car accident. Just Google me at Dr Margaret Aranda. You'll see why I do have Much Baggage! ~mags
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #32 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #20 Hi @Irene Hackett love your matching fabric here! I'm really liking the Quotes you picked out, and @Darryl John here's another thing to do now: Take your QUotes, add a Pic, put in POetry format and Post to Quotes by beBees: https://www.bebee.com/group/bebee-poetry / Check all Hives for Poetry, as there are about 10 different hives. ;)
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #31 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #19 Love it! You ROCK! Now, you can be a Producer and that is so so cool!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #30 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #17 Your images of Spain (all that I could manage for now) are so pretty - I posted them to my beBee Pin!
    #18 You can Share my beBee "For All Bees" Board - anyone can - I just ask that you help me as you read, to hit that red Pinterest button so we can fill up the Board! Just give me your Pinterest name / email address and I'll send you an invite!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    03/09/2016 #27 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Sharing too bee Inspired and Self Discovery
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    03/09/2016 #25 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Brilliant account of self-discovery. Being surrounded with material items may being happiness but usually short lived.
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #23 Darryl John
    It is funny if you look at the word Buddha take the last two letters ha this is often used as an exclamation of discovery.
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #21 Darryl John
    Thank you @Irene Hackett it is funny you mention the Tao Te Ching as I have read this and also one reviewer of my book compared it as a modern version of that though if only my book had one tenth of the wisdom of that book.
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #19 Darryl John
    Thank you for the advice I have now added a second image
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #18 Darryl John
    I now have a board beBee on Pintrest feel free to post there
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #17 Darryl John
    Thank you all you make me feel very humble yet happy I am on Pintrest but all my pictures are of Spain and Fitness two of my great loves @darryljohn67
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #16 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #10 Thank you for Sharing, @John White, MBA. Sometimes I cringe when I Tag many people in these posts - but the greater good is that sweet gems, especially "Buzzes" and not "Honey" can actually get 'lost' in the main beBee thread. @Darryl John, if you just added a 2nd image, I think you would be a PRODUCER :)! Encouraging to engage us with more of your fine sensibilities and humanitarianism, One Person at a Time!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #15 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #9 You as SO On Target!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #14 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #6 @Darryl John: We all love you just as you are! Thank you for helping us see the tree in the forest, and each leaf, too. I'll Tag you on articles that I think will resonate with you, and encourage you to open a Pinterest Account so you can collect articles there - ;)
    Darryl John
    03/09/2016 #13 Darryl John
    For me writing is my therapy and my thoughts the ink that flows from my pen.
    Katja Bader
    03/09/2016 #12 Katja Bader
    Less you have, less you can lose and less you must be frightened about it
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    03/09/2016 #11 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #5 Gotta Love it!
    John White, MBA
    03/09/2016 #10 John White, MBA
    Great piece! I've shared it into 2 more hives.
    Robert Cormack
    03/09/2016 #9 Robert Cormack
    I think it's true that we learn greed and acquisition. It's all around us and, instead of being vilified, the television networks, movies—even books— treat it as a "must" in our society. We know Donald Trump is a racist bore, but his voter base will always come back, saying, "Yeah, but he's a billionaire." How that makes him presidential material is beyond me, except that we seem to need "father or mother figures," and that seems to suggest that billionaire racists are more appropriate parents than, say, a Bernie Sanders, who feels we should "work together."
  12. ProducerTanya Wasylewski
    Manage your mindset
    Manage your mindsetI have a lot of little people in my life—nieces, friend’s children—and so spend a bit of time at playgrounds. I love how all the adults constantly encourage and praise the kids for doing, well, everything. When they climb up the steps of the slide...


    Tanya Wasylewski
    24/06/2016 #4 Tanya Wasylewski
    #1 @Sharon King I would love to hear your ideas for how we should treat children.
    Tanya Wasylewski
    24/06/2016 #3 Tanya Wasylewski
    #2 I love the idea of asking ourselves why we want to do something.
    George Hull
    23/06/2016 #2 George Hull
    Great share @Tanya Wasylewski! I would like to change the way we ask ourselves something to decide weather or not to do it: instead of why don'ts start asking ourselves why should I or why do I want to?
    Sharon King
    23/06/2016 #1 Sharon King
    It's a lovely sentiment and idea @Tanya Wasylewski. I believe that we can still retain allot of this approach you're talking about but require slightly different methods to how we treat children. The post is wonderful though thanks for sharing.
  13. Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    View You Tube for the Original Song by @Selim Yeniçeri from his first album, entitled the same, "Road of the Kings."

    Album 1, "Road of the Kings"/ Year 2000/
    Song: "Road of the Kings"

    @Jim 🐝 Cody, @Juan Imaz, @Javier 🐝 beBee, @Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín, @Dr. Allen Brown, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, @Cristian Randieri, PhD -President & CEO of Intellisystem.it @C_Randieri, @John White, MBA
    Kralların Yolu / Road of The Kings
    Kralların Yolu / Road of The Kings This song is from Yeniçeri's first album "Road of The Kings" recorded in the...


    Selim Yeniçeri
    21/06/2016 #7 Selim Yeniçeri
    Thank you very much for all the comments and praises! And a special thank to my angel Margaret
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    20/06/2016 #6 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #3 Another post will come almost every day!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    20/06/2016 #5 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #2 He will be honored that you like his music!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    20/06/2016 #4 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #1 I shall give him the good news! So noteworthy of an announcement ~ you Buzz & I'll re-Buzz & the Hive(s) can Produce more honey for the world! Amen!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/06/2016 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Beautiful music
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/06/2016 #2 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Dr. Allen Brown
    20/06/2016 #1 Anonymous
    This is so exciting to have him on our show. Yes!!!!!!
  14. ProducerTanya Wasylewski
    Try something new
    Try something newTravel has always pushed me out of my comfort zone. I’m not alone in this. Travel has a special way of taking you out of your everyday life and showing you new things and experiences. It throws you curveballs and stands back to watch how you deal...


    Elizabeth Harris
    15/06/2016 #4 Elizabeth Harris
    I think if two people go to the same place it doesn't mean that they're going to have the same experience, even if they go on the same ride in a roller coaster it will still not be the same, a person on the back could yell something that would change the ride, the feeling could be different, or the view from the top could be another one because of a climate change... it is all about perspective. Great post @Tanya Wasylewski
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    15/06/2016 #3 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #2 Exactly, @Tanya Wasylewski. I lived next to a park, and every single morning the crows would extract the trash from the trash cans to feast on the leftover food, with rubbish spread all over. I tried to get someone in the parks dept to implement a different approach, as they clearly had the capability to learn complex procedures around human food packaging.....and I did almost get bonked on the head once by one throwing a pine cone down into the street for crushing.
    Tanya Wasylewski
    15/06/2016 #2 Tanya Wasylewski
    #1 Great suggestion @Deb 🐝 Helfrich! I really enjoyed that talk, got me thinking about how instead of trying to remove something or a situation from our lives that we don't like, we should stop and work out how to turn it into a positive.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    14/06/2016 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Travel is such a special zone of existence, unmoored from all the comforts, routines, and habits of daily life, we really do get a chance to meet the person we might be if we could live more in each moment as it unfolds.

    You've provided a great list of suggestions, @Tanya Wasylewski. I'd add something as simple as watching a random TED talk, completely outside the arenas of knowledge you stick to, can open vast new ways of being. My favorite off-the-beaten-path talk is about Crow Vending Machines > https://www.ted.com/talks/joshua_klein_on_the_intelligence_of_crows?language=en
  15. ProducerTanya Wasylewski
    Embracing the slow zone
    Embracing the slow zoneI don’t know about you, but this week I have been feeling a little low in energy and a bit emotional. This is in stark contrast to last week when I felt unstoppable and was operating at full-speed. The shift in how I was feeling came without warning...


    Henri Galvão
    27/05/2016 #5 Henri Galvão
    Thank you for all these recommendations. I feel that journaling has been an excellent practice indeed
    Nancy Walker
    27/05/2016 #4 Nancy Walker
    Really inspiring article. I know i've certainly burned the candle at both ends before and it's really brought me down. Thanks so much for posting this Tanya.
    Justin Thomas
    27/05/2016 #3 Justin Thomas
    Really great article @Tanya Wasylewski. For the majority of today'society we live fast, too fast sometimes, and often we forget that the body gets exhausted(be it emotionally or physically)and needs time to recharge . I for one relish in taking a few moments a day to slow down and give into a few minutes where the everyday stresses are not welcome. To quote the incredibley wise Ferris Bueller - "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Thanks for posting!
    Catalina Serrano
    27/05/2016 #2 Catalina Serrano
    One good thing to do is to let the emotions be, if we put them under the carpet they will never go!
    Lisa Lee
    27/05/2016 #1 Lisa Lee
    I agree @Tanya Wasylewski in order to continue, we have to stop! I mean, having some time for yourself and letting your feelings flow is sometimes the most positive decision we can make.
  16. ProducerShivam Dhawan

    Shivam Dhawan

    My B2B Story (Burnout to Breakout)
    My B2B Story (Burnout to Breakout)I used to be an amazing person with a very creative and happy mind. Mostly working to create stuff and being happy about it. Always giving more effort than needed in my work. A JEDI in Action! But there came a point in the life where motivation...


    mohammed khalaf
    21/05/2016 #11 mohammed khalaf
    #1 you welcome
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/05/2016 #10 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #8 As @Catalina Gálvez Urrutia expressed my opinion I second her comment and meanwhile thank the author @Shivam Dhawan for contributing this lovely buzz.
    Shivam Dhawan
    21/05/2016 #9 Shivam Dhawan
    #5 Thanks Ken Boddie, Your name could have been Ben Kanobie :D just pun
    Shivam Dhawan
    21/05/2016 #7 Shivam Dhawan
    #2 Thanks @Catalina Gálvez Urrutia thanks for having me. Hope to add and take value.
    Shivam Dhawan
    21/05/2016 #6 Shivam Dhawan
    #1 Thanks Javier, Have heard good things about you!
    Ken Boddie
    21/05/2016 #5 Ken Boddie
    Interesting post. You had my interest at Star Wars. Obviously you don't need a light sabre to cut through the fog of burnout. As you say, from time to time we may need your 5Rs to leave the dark side behind. But if we really can't reconstruct, repair or rekindle our thirst for what we are doing, then perhaps we need to jump ship and re-incarnate ourselves? May the force be with you.
    Shivam Dhawan
    21/05/2016 #4 Shivam Dhawan
    #3 True... with my contributions I was the youngest innovation champion in the vertical and was properly rewarded with opportunities. However misfortune comes unexpectedly and from unexpected sources at times. My problem came to be when the client wanted to retain me against my wishes of growing to a better tool, technology and project.
    mohammed khalaf
    21/05/2016 #3 mohammed khalaf
    If you show that you like the way the company works, your boss and your boss's bosses will be happier to make you an important part of it
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    21/05/2016 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Thanks for sharing it ! Welcome to beBee !
  17. ProducerRod Loader

    Rod Loader

    While The Other Sleeps
    While The Other SleepsAfter a couple of weeks away from social media, I thought I would return with one of my favorite poems. I hope you enjoy it.While The Other SleepsCome slumber time with setting sun,The Magpie rests his work now done.In brambled nest mid Ironbark,He...


    Gerald Hecht
    27/06/2016 #15 Gerald Hecht
    #14 @Rod Loader excellent news --on both fronts !
    Rod Loader
    26/06/2016 #14 Rod Loader
    I did Gerald. I've also posted a few things since this poem. #13
    Gerald Hecht
    26/06/2016 #13 Gerald Hecht
    @Rod Loader you're back! I hope you had a restorative sojourn
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #12 Rod Loader
    #6 Thanks @Dean Owen. I still see and enjoy magpies every day.
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #11 Rod Loader
    #5 Thanks @Anees Zaidi. I'm glad I could give you something to enjoy.
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #10 Rod Loader
    #4 I like to use words to help people see what they are reading, so I'm glad you were able to do that @Daniela Umpierrez.
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #9 Rod Loader
    #3 I'm glad I could brighten your day @Navinya Lee.
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #8 Rod Loader
    I'm glad I could help bring back those memories @Catalina Gálvez Urrutia.
    Rod Loader
    12/05/2016 #7 Rod Loader
    I love to use words to touch hearts and minds @Catalina Serrano.
    Dean Owen
    11/05/2016 #6 Dean Owen
    Beautifully written @Rod Loader. I don't think I have seen a magpie in 30 odd year.
    Anees Zaidi
    11/05/2016 #5 Anees Zaidi
    Beautiful @Rod Loader. For me the last stanza is amazing. A very thoughtful composition.
    Navinya Lee
    11/05/2016 #3 Navinya Lee
    How refreshing to read a nice poem in the morning! Thanks for sharing @Rod Loader
    Catalina Serrano
    11/05/2016 #1 Catalina Serrano
    Nice poem! Love how you play with the words
  18. ProducerPurnima Menon

    Purnima Menon

    How Purnima lost her groove...Can you help her find it?
    How Purnima lost her groove...Can you help her find it?I believe I have the makings of a Pollyanna.  And that's helped me when chips are down. But here is one situation that I am still trying to fix my groove. Maybe I will in a few months..We'll see :-)..I am extremely passionate about a certain art...


    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    31/05/2016 #8 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I hope you have found your groove @Purnima Menon. Failure can be our best friend even though it may not feel that way when we are experiencing it.
    Purnima Menon
    07/05/2016 #7 Purnima Menon
    Thank you @Pamela 🐝 Williams!!#6
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    07/05/2016 #6 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    I have not doubt Purnima that you will find your groove, because nothing teaches us a lesson like a failure. They asked you back so they know it was a one time thing more than likely exasperated by the last minute 'inprov' warning. You were 'star struck' by the 'professionals, we are all there in some capacity. There was a sentence you used that I use whenever I mentor someone at work: "•Understand the big picture. No matter how small you think your part is." It's how I work at whatever I'm doing, whether it's a passion or a career. I need to know the WHY in addition to the HOW. Great read, I enjoyed it very much and loved the makeup!
    Purnima Menon
    07/05/2016 #5 Purnima Menon
    Loved your words of encouragement Ken!! Thank you!#4
    Ken Boddie
    07/05/2016 #4 Ken Boddie
    Are you perhaps being too self critical of your original performance @Purnima Menon ? Surely the audience of Kathakali take equal delight in seeing the colourful make-up and costumes, and you certainly seem to have met expectations there, if your photos are anything to go by. If you were really as bad as you think you were first time round, then why would the organisers have asked you back? Practice always makes perfect, so onwards and upwards. As they say in stage business "break a leg!" Wouldn't life be so dull if we could master everything we try first time?
    Purnima Menon
    06/05/2016 #3 Purnima Menon
    Thanks Jonathan I am trying to :-)
    Jonathan Powell
    06/05/2016 #2 Jonathan Powell
    Go for it. If you think it is for you then give it another shot.