Cafe Reflections is a virtual cafe that feeds the mind with motivational and inspirational stories, tips and tools.
Founded in 2007 by author, Deb Donnell, a lot of the content is first written in cafes and then rewritten into blog posts, articles, writing and publishing training material and books.
Check out the items below to see what Cafe Reflections is all about, or click here to visit Deb Donnell's blog.
Motivational thoughts written in cafes around the world by Deb Donnell, and shared to help individuals to create their written legacy
I remember Christchurch when my Mum worked at Vicky’s Cafe in Oxford Terrace and my Dad was working for Kennedys Diamond Rings. We’re going back to before Septmber 1975. Vicky’s was where Coyotes is now. You could walk through from Vicky’s into Emily’s and Streeters (handcraft supplies). Those two shops were located on the corner of Cashel Mall and Oxford Terrace (where the Tap Room is). href="http://canterburyquake.keswingroup.com/i-remember-christchurch-when" target="_blank">Read Full Blog HERE
The September 4, 2010 Canterbury Earthquake broke more than the contents in my house. My confidence, emotional and mental strength took a huge hit. I had only just managed to feel that I was returning to pre-September levels when the February 22, 2011 Christchurch Earthquake hit.
For the second time in less than six months, I had to come to terms with dramatic changes in my life, and try to find ways to regain my sense of self-empowerment. Weeks later, I want to share the ten steps I am using to become empowered after the Christchurch earthquake. Read Full Blog HERE
Should I stay or should I go now?
Having been woken at 3:57 am this morning with a 4.0M shake that tipped things over in the house, I really am still unsure about whether I am ready to sign The Pledge for Christchurch. Do not get me wrong. This is the City I was born in and have lived in for all but two years of my life. Those two years away were spent on the Kiwi Rite of Passage: the Big OE in England and Europe. Read Full Blog HERE
With over 20 weeks of strong earthquakes and aftershocks in Canterbury, it should come as no surprise that your stress levels are still really high. Read Deb Donnell's top 5 stress coping tips and see if they help you deal with the Canterbury Quakes.