Friday, October 30, 2009

Weekend Words of Inspiration and THREE giveaways!

Keep Your 'lil Halloweenies' safe!

Just a reminder from the CDC on ways to make Halloween both fun and safe for the little ones HERE!

I have fond memories of Halloween as a child, and it saddens me that there are many children who have NEVER experienced the fun of 'trick or treating' because of the ever present dangers. Will there be a generation coming soon who doesn't even know what 'trick or treating' is?

Where do we draw the line between keeping kids and teens safe and not letting them enjoy being young?

As adults the holiday still presents some dangers, and I just wanted to send out a friendly reminder, especially to the ladies reading this, if  you attend a party, be it in a nightclub, bar or house party, if you go dance, and leave your drink behind, DO NOT go back for it. Please Buy a NEW one! While this is certainly true all the time, this weekend, keep this advice ever present in your mind. I would also highly suggest not going to a separate location with a dashing costumed stranger.......telling your friends 'I'm going outside for a cigarette with the tall vampire' is not going to help if you go missing, there will be a ton of vamps out there! LOL And a word of caution to all readers, do not drink and drive, do not get in a car with a drunk friend, do not let a drunk friend drive, Period.

If anyone is dressing as a butterfly, I'd love to see it! Please post your best butterfly halloween costume pics here.....there may even be a TREAT in it for you! And any tall, cute, boy vampires, are also encouraged to post here! ;-) 

Use 'Today's Words of Inspiration' as a breathing meditation to still your mind, quiet your thoughts and bring in positive energy. As you inhale bring in only positive energy by saying in your mind, I breathe in positive energy (or you can say creative energy if that is what you wish to create more of) and as you exhale, Affirm out loud today 'I am beautiful inside and outside of the mask.' :-)

Spend some time each day enjoying focused breathing AND soul guided meditative visualization, in doing so, you can bring about amazing, profound and powerful changes in your life.

Visualize yourself manifesting something unique, guided by universal forces that emerge spontaneously from within your soul. Do this at least twice today and see how by taking a moment away from the hectic pace and breathing in positive energy and affirming what you wish to create, your thinking will become different.

Remember, attitude really does determine altitude.

It is OK to *Re-Tweet* the link to this post and You can find me (@Tracy_Iglesias) on Twitter here! twitter love: re*tweet by copying and pasting the following into your update field:

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Make this your best day ever, Bless and Be Blessed!

Don't forget to enter the 3 great giveaways on the upper right hand side of the page! (And if we get a lot of  costume pics there may very well be a fourth giveaway!)


NOTE: Readers have asked us to make entering the contests and giveaways, faster and easier. Your wish is our command! We have moved our 'Today's Butterfly - Featured Site(s) of the day, which is where we host our giveaways, to the upper right hand side of the page. It will be located here from now on to make entering the giveaways faster and easier.

NOTE 2: Twitter followers: please remember you must also follow Ascending Butterfly using Google friends connect on the upper right hand side of the page for your entries to be processed. And remember if your profile does not have an email and you don't leave your email in your entry, we will have no way of informing you if you win, and will have to select another winner. Make sure your entry and your profile have your email address!

Just a helpful Reminder: How to Follow Using Google Friends Connect:

Please look to the upper right hand side, where the follower pictures are. (Note the number of followers before you start this process)

1) press the follow button - the google pop up wizard will open, this is not an ad and your pop up blocker will not block it

2) tick the option that reads 'follow this blog publicly' once that button is selected, hit follow again - it should now read 'you are now following'

3) if the follower count went up you know you did it succesfully, if your profile has a picture, that picture will be the first one on the left side. If your profile doesn't have one, it should still be searchable on the members list.


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