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Danielle Skodak's Life List
1. lose 100 pounds
2. Have a totally different life by this time next year
3. visit all 50 states
4. get a job
5. pay off my credit card
6. become fluent in spanish
7. start a non-profit
8. Buy a House
9. learn to play the clarinet
How I did it: I decided to get involved with the local poly community. It helped a whole lot. You can read articles online about open relationships until your eyes bleed but it was helpful to see other people's dynamics in person. I started dating 2 couples that caught my attention, very casual dates like dinner and board game night. I learned to recognize that putting any intense expectations or instant seriousness about relationships isn't the way to… Read how I did it…
How I did it: I used mint.com mostly, tracked my expenses and budgeted for categories that had a set amount that needed to be spent, like rent and electricity..also accounted for small things that were regular like netflix and hulu plus Read how I did it…
How I did it: I learned to live in the present, to accept that I have the power to change what is happening in this very moment. So I decided to stop trying to change the past and focus on the now instead Read how I did it…
I have changed significantly over the last year, I care about myself, I am far more positive in my actions and outlook, I have lost 30 of the 100 pounds I intended to lose, I ask for the things I need in my relationships, I go to social events regularly and I am taking my education more seriously.
There is still a lot of progress to be made. I would like to have a positive outlook at least 75% of the time. I want to increase my level of exercise so the weight comes off more easily. I want to INSIST upon getting the things I need out of my relationships, as opposed to just asking for them. I want my education to be meaningful to me.
Magick operates on the same principles as anything else in life and in the Universe…belief. If you believe you have successfully cast a spell on someone (light or dark) you will begin to see signs of that spell working. It would be easier to remove the rituals and trappings of Wicca/Paganism/Etc and focus instead on your own determination and spiritual guidance.