Yes, I am still here.

Came back from Experts Academy seminar – Whooo, so much to do and learn.

Working, Relli

 

Today, I was playing god. I never thought how hard it would be , until I had to make a decision about my beloved dog, Arik.

Arik has been with us since he was 5 months. An energetic Lab that is always on the look for food, got to be 14 and 3 months. In the last year, Arik was having hard time getting up and walking, but he was doing fine with all kinds of pills. In the last few months, it became clear that it gets harder and harder for him to get up, even when he needed to go potty.

It was hard watching him, knowing he is not able to do what he loved doing – snicking out of the house when the door was open and look for food in garbage cans 😉

Few weeks ago, I was about to let him go but I couldn’t do it. My good and dear friend Lisbeth convinced me that it is not time. I listen to my heart , my husband, kids and Lisbeth, with the help of Arik’s wonderful Vet, Dr. Jennifer Martin, we decided to wait.

Last week, as we were sitting at night, it became clear that the time is almost here. Arik had developed some lung problem, and it was hard for him to breathe after a very short walk, or even going outside to potty. We knew we have to make a decision about his quality of life.

For a long time throughout this process, I was thinking about me, the family  – how we would feel, how is it going to be without him. I couldn’t do it, I could not let go.

In the last few days I realized that it’s not about me, it’s about Arik and his life. I read some articles and got to understand that this is no life for him. He can not do what he love doing.

Today, with a lot of tears ( A LOT OF TEARS), we let Arik go.

 Our wonderful vet made it so peaceful, Aviv and I held Arik throughout the process. I still cry, and I think I will cry for few more days. I once learned from a very wise women, that tears melt the ice around our heart, it’s a healing process. I love to cry, I need to cry, I feel better after I cry.

I will miss Arik so much. I will miss his beautiful face, his smooth ears, his snoring at night, his welcoming tail, his spirit. I will miss him, but I know that I served him by letting him go. It is hard, it is so hard,  I canstill feel the pain in my body as I am writing these words.

I will miss him, I already am, Aviv and the kids will miss him, Tuvia our cat is already looking for him.

I loved my dog, and he loved me, in a way that only dogs know.

Last, I found this poem yesterday as I was reading about ‘how to know when it is time’, I think it is beautiful.

If it should be that I grow frail and weak, and pain should keep me from my sleep
Then you must do what must be done, for this the last battle can’t be won

You will be sad – I understand, don’t let your grief then stay your hand
For this day, more than the rest, your love and friendship stand the the test
We’ve had so many happy years, what is to come – can have no fears
You’d not want me to suffer, so, when the time comes, please let me go

Take me where my needs they’ll tend, only stay with me until the end
And hold me firm and speak to me, until my eyes no longer see

I know in time

you too will see, it is a kindness you do for me
Although my tail its last has waved, from pain and suffering I’ve been saved
Don’t grieve that is should be you, who has to decide this thing to do
We’ve been so close through all these years, don’t let your heart hold any tears

Smile, for we’ve been together for awhile.

Hug your dog today, embrace its love and cherish it. It is the best gift you can give them and yourself.

Hugs, Relli

Just found it on the site below and loved it –

MOM’S

Mom’s are caring

Mom’s are direction

Mom’s are our mentors

Mom’s laugh because they love

Mom’s know without being told

Mom’s hear without even listening

Mom’s cry in the quiet of their hearts

Mom’s sigh without loosing their smile

Mom’s do not always say, but they certainly always see

Mom’s very being is the opening to our doorway to life

Mom’s feel us even when we do not feel ourselves

Mom’s even at their worse are still our mom’s

Mom’s are the true meaning of unconditional

Mom’s are angels without wings

Mom’s are why Dad’s exist

Mom’s are daughters too

Mom’s are always there

 Mom’s just are

~~

http://www.womensselfesteem.com

 
Enjoy, Relli
 
 

 Take few min to watch this video to understand a bit about the new social world

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFZ0z5Fm-Ng

My take on it – You need to use it wisely, know how to help people using these new tools. They are tools, not people, let’s not forget it. You still need to meet people creating relationships.

Love to hear your comments, let me know!

Relli

Looks like it’s true – this guy is giving away this cool new book for charity. Grab a copy http://tinyurl.com/23nwphq

I got mine!

Relli

Tears in my eyes.

For all the wonderful moms in my life, give yourself 8 min to feel connected.  

Cherish the moment, enjoy it fully.

How many times have you felt that you just met the right person to help you move to the next level in your life?

I know that for me it happend few times. There were other time that I thought were meaningful, but looking back it was not so much.

In the last few weeks I got to work again with Barbara De Angelis who is a great teacher, role model and a mentor. I am about to work with another amazing peroson who will help me get my voice out there. I am so so excited about this opportunity, it feels so right and so in time.

Working with Brendon Burchard will allow me help more people, share my message and do what I love most.This is just a bit about him –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbOnb3rk6-w

I am so excited!!!

Realizing how I feel about prosperity has become a very interesting process.
Today I took myself on my next exciting adventure, which was to have a prosper day.
I didn’t know exactly what this day would be, but I thought I would just toll with it.
It started by me taking myself to Whole foods, where I bought a gift. Although in my head Whole foods in Whole wallet 😉 , I wanted to feel how it would be to shop here without thinking of it as a ‘waste’, or ‘too expensive’. As I was walking in the store, I told myself ‘it’s a high quality of food, the fruits are so yummy, the product are better for my body’. After leaving the store (no, I didn’t buy anything expensive), I thought to myself :’ I am hungry’. I went to a nice Japanese restaurant next to Whole Foods, and I ordered a Bento box. I took the box and set outside, enjoying the beautiful weather, eating my food, and feeling good about eating out. It took some practice to get over the guild of buying an expensive lunch out with no reason,but I did it!
After, I went and bought myself 2 pair of pants, and to complete the day, I went to Starbucks and wrote Thank you notes. As I was writing my Thank you notes, I really thought about how prosper I am in different areas of life –

  • The ability to explore my feelings and understand them.
  • Having friends to write notes to.
  • To be a part of a great community.
  • For opportunities that came in the last few days.
  • To be able to go alone and enjoy the day.
  • A loving supportive family.

I found this exercise to be a bit challenging, but I feel I have learned a bit more about how to feel good about feeling prosper.

Pretty cool, I will do it again!

here we go…

  1. I found a Penny!
  2. I went to Kmart to buy some trash cans, and next to me was a young guy that had 50% discount coupon. I asked him how do you get this coupon, and he said “from the web site”. And than the great thing happened – he offered me his extra coupon 🙂 I saved a lot!
    I was very grateful and I was open to receive.
  3. My friends came to help me with mt daughter so I can run errands without her.
  4. My family was invited to go and spend some time together.
    I got to take a long shower my husband took the kids for 3 hours. It was nice to have some time for myself.
  5. On my last coaching call I got to understand what I will write my ebook!

Abundance keeps flowing in, like the doors are opening up all day long 🙂

Here is the list for today –

  1. I got invited to teach a floral Design class for adults that want to know how to put flowers together in a nice way!
    The prosperity of art, here it comes again!
  2. An old friend came to visit me today, and we talked about life, how well she is doing, how well I am doing. We set outside in my lovely chairs. It felt great!
    Abundance of friends, good advice and love!
  3. My kids took all the blankets in the house and made a fort! it has been so long since they last did that, and it was great seeing them playing in it with flash light!
    Abundance of creativity and joy!
  4. My husband listen to me. I felt great.
  5. I found a Penny! Abundance of wealth

I am tired, I think I will call it a night. What a day!