AS YOU ENTER TODAY’s BLOG TAKE A DEEP CLEANSING BREATHE, THE LAST OF THE YEAR… (IN…………HOLD…………OUT……WIGGLE YOUR TOESIES….Let’s begin…ACTIVATE YOUR SOUL !
Today’s blog is dedicated to… YOU!!!! All those of you who have stepped forward in their journey on this planet and have supported me by having read my blog most every Friday, bought my co-authored book (MOM ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE), shared a blog link, invited a friend to join the group, spoke to a friend about ButterflyMoms, when the website crashed and technology problems persisted you looked for the blog somewhere else until you found a way to access it, saw The Oprah Show segment I was on, came to a ButteflyMoms Thursday night workshop… THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING MY DREAM in the most beautiful of ways!
Here are the ButterflyMoms Year-End Stats…
–72 Books (MOM ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE) sold this year alone! THANK YOU!
Such interesting people bought it too and each time they did we tracked it at the bottom of the blog…
-13 States (California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, MAINE (NEW STATE ADDED THIS WEEK!!), Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont
-8 Countries (Austria, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Scotland, United States and Spain)
–4 Stores Carry It (Amazon, Fiske’s, Doug Sent Me and Enchanted Fox)
–146 ButterflyMoms Blogs Written and Posted!
–32,804 visitors like you to the blog!
–1,010 Comments from you! (many of you commented somewhere else too but these are the comments you were brave enough to do on the blog).
-13 Coaching Clients!
-1 ButteflyMoms Retreat!
–1 Appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show…I just had to write this one separately. Thank you for all those who helped make that dream a reality, especially my classmates at the Rhys Thomas Institute.
-9 Media Appearances (Holliston Net News, The Oprah Show, Holliston Patch, The Howard Stern Show (yup they played my voice, twice!), Channel 5 (ABC NEWS), Dream Factory Network, The Metrowest Daily News and Holliston Reporter.)
Thank you for a wonderful year! Wait until 2012! Another book and a lot more public speaking and media appearances as I spread the ButterflyMoms L-O-V-E!
When people talk to me about the ButterflyMoms blog they sometimes say, “You should write about __________.” Before I started writing this blog, and all of my educational (up through graduate school, MBA) and business/work world training had taught me the same thing: “Plan it out. Have a strategy.” This is called EXTERNAL POWER and it is how most of the world is taught that “success” happens. The challenge is that this type of “success” can only occur through the five senses, meaning if your brain cannot see, hear, touch, taste or feel it then it has no merit. In this model power is outside of you and to be safe you need to hoard, plan, effort. This was of being has gotten our lives and our planet in a whole mess of trouble.
It is easy to see how “hard” things have gotten but the “good” news is that (as they say in the movie LOVE ACTUALLY) “LOVE IS ALL AROUND US”. Especially with the coming of 2012 more and more of us are realizing that we are spirits first and bodies second. We are realizing that the answers are INSIDE of us, not outside. Remembering and living life this way helps us all move away from the EXTERNAL POWER “struggling” and into MULTI-SENSORY “living”.
When I sit down to write I turn my brain off from it’s “helpful” suggestions, like a puppy running around saying, “How about this” or “How about that?” What I write is not planned. It is emerges from my heart and sure I need my brain to write but it is sooooooo not leading the show. It is how I practice TRUST in the world. When I put myself out there in that manner and you read the blog or come to a workshop than you also take in that energy…and hopefully that inspires you too!
HAPPY NEW YEAR Y’ALL!
Great big hugs,
P.S. Please help me support my dream, the one Sophia helped me push forward. After so much struggling and excuses, I am soooooooooooooooooooo thrilled that my dream of writing a book has finally come true!!! It’s been TWENTY YEARS in the making!!!! Entrepreneurial Moms Extraordinaire is the amazing wisdom of 21 entrepreneurial moms who are passing on their knowledge to those who don’t have time for beating around the bush! We all need to make money and live our lives well NOW. This book will help you in a very profound way! YOU WILL LOVE IT!!!! Please order it now and join the hundreds of happy readers before you who took the leap of faith in helping someone grow…http://bit.ly/gRxe4U
What a wonderful journey! Glad we are on it together!
WHAT IS BUTTERFLYMOMS?
ButterflyMoms is a community of people who realize they are souls first and human being second. They want to explore more about themselves, to find out what makes them happy and how they can lead a life of purpose. It is simply about FEEDING YOUR SOUL. Although it has the name “MOMS” in the title it is more about being nurturing to your own transformation, as the butterfly is to its own metamorphosis. This community is led by Maria Salomão-Schmidt whose transformation was ignited by the birth and death of her BELOVED thirteen month old daughter Sophia (Sophalicious), the original butterfly.
*Every Thursday night we have a ButterflyMoms workshop at 783 Washington Street in Holliston, MA at 8pm that feeds your soul. They started after Maria manifested her dream…with the help of Sophia…to be a guest on THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW and every week since she had done the workshop on Thursday nights.
*Every Friday morning, as a way of honoring Sophia’s soul, Maria gets up at 4:30am to write the weekly ButterflyMoms blog. Hundreds of people read it every week to feed their souls. Maria started writing the blog in 2009 and has written EVERY Friday since.
WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON? MORE WAYS TO FEED YOUR SOUL…
√ Next ButterflyMoms Workshops is January 5. Come feed your soul…783 Washington St, Holliston. Plenty of FREE & EASY PARKING in back. Only $25, or just $20 if pay through Paypal http://bit.ly/mS7c70 or drop off a check.
√ I have space for two more coaching clients. If you are interested send me an email email@example.com!
√ Here is the magnificent ButteflyMoms interview on Nancy L. Cantor‘s Dream Factory Television Show… I hope you watch it and that it feeds your soul! ! http://vimeo.com/30095902
√ We sold one ENTREPRENEUR MOM EXTRAORDINAIRE book this past week and with it added another state to our list. WELCOME MAINE! Now that is building community! Please help me reach my goal of selling twenty-five more books this week! If you have been thinking about starting a business or want to take your business to the next level this is a wonderful way to start. WAY cheaper than going back to school…and very helpful! To feed the soul of a friend buy them a copy by CLICKING HERE NOW… http://bit.ly/gRxe4U. PLUS each book is personally (and lovingly) autographed.
THE BOOK… “Mom Entrepreneur Extraordinaire”
The following is a list of places where ButterflyMoms live, who bought our wonderful book, MOM ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE… Buy one so you can put your city/town/country on the list like so many other beautiful ButterflyMoms have!
San Bruno 1
Fort Lauderdale 1
MAINE (NEW STATE ADDED THIS WEEK!!)
Biddeford 1 (FIRST MAINE TOWN ADDED)
North Easton 1
South Grafton 1
Lee’s Summit 1
Stony Brook 1
Waitsville (Mad River Valley) 2
Dublin, Ireland 1
Rome, Italy 3
Santa Maria (Azores/Açores) 1
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*To buy your copy Click now… http://bit.ly/gRxe4U
*Mark your calendar to read ButterflyMoms EVERY Friday!
*Share the ButterflyMoms blog with your beloved friends! Spread the love!