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January 03, 2011


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Got your mojo back?

Kristin Bair O'Keeffe

Not quite back, Carla, but I can see it just around the bend. :)

Valerie Willman

#5 is priceless to me right now. I'm going to shamelessly steal it for my personal mantra.

I have nothing like your excuse for feeling sucked out of your regular routine .... except I sorta do. On a smaller scale.

Buying land out of the country, husband's medical issues, kids on winter break for three weeks, holidays, and house guests. You know. The regular stuff. ;)

I'll be following you.

Amy B.U.

I think parts of this list can work for me right now with the transitions I'm experiencing......like: make a list, focus, ignore my surroundings, ignore my surroundings (no, not a mistake I typed that twice), look at something I did good, ignore husband's requests & go easy on him.
I'm not too caught up in calling the preschool.
THANKS for the suggestions & best of luck to both of us!

Kristin Bair O'Keeffe

Valerie, very happy to hear that #5 works for you. I think single-tasking is underrated these days...but wow, it helps a lot. Good luck with all your changes...hope the new year brings some peace and long school days. :)


Love #10, Kristin...tell said husband i say hi:>)

Kristin Bair O'Keeffe

Thanks, Nancy! Will pass it on.

Steve "Business Cards" McWilliam

Thanks for the pointers Kristin! I know how hard it can be to get back in the groove things after a long vacation let alone living in China.

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  • Kristin Bair O'Keeffe

Kristin Bair O'Keeffe
Shanghai, China

I live in Shanghai, China, with my Irish
husband and Vietnamese daughter.
Throughout the past four years, I've
crisscrossed the globe more times than
I can count, and while doing so, have
discovered what a kooky, miraculous,
and lovely place our world is. My experiences
enlighten me, inspire me, and crack me up.