5 Warning Signs That I Should Avoid a Barista Career

I almost did it again … pour ground coffee into the brew basket without a filter.

If there is anyone out there who never messed up using today’s convenient, fool-proof coffee makers, you deserve a medal. I’ve realized I need to keep my coffee-making skills at home, in my private kitchen where I can cover up mistakes before anyone walks in.

5 Warning Signs of Barista Failure

1. Purchase pre-ground store-brand coffee from the clearance shelf.

There is a reason this coffee is on clearance. You don’t need to know why – just trust me on this.

2. When you run out of coffee filters, substitute a scented dryer sheet.

I’ve not tried this myself, but the tendency might be in my genes. My dad once filtered homemade wine through 3 layers of perfumed tissues, resulting in an apricot-scented red grape wine. Mom dabbed it behind her ears and a little on her wrist as she sipped away. Confusing, to say the least.

3. Carefully measure freshly ground coffee into non-bleached filter in brew basket, measure filtered spring water into carafe, set carafe on warming plate, hit ON switch, then return an hour later to pour a lukewarm cup of filtered water.

This is only one of a variety of possibilities I’ve experiment with. There is forgetting you filled the water reservoir the night before and pouring in another carafe-full of water the next morning. Or you can forget adding coffee and just run through a fresh brew of hot water. Or set everything up perfectly and forget to hit the ON switch. Blah, blah, blah. Coffee makers are cleverly designed to keep me humble.

4. Brew 2 quarts of coffee on Monday morning, refrigerate left-overs, conveniently reheat on demand throughout the following week.

Of course, I know better than this. That doesn’t keep me from considering it, though.

5. Make a special effort to steam almond milk, pour into a fresh cup of coffee, stir in organic cane sugar, sprinkle with nutmeg, taste its perfection with a small slurp, knock it over with your elbow.

This entails scrubbing the kitchen floor and possibly re-polishing lower cabinet doors. These things are normally ignored until company is coming. It is preferable to plan this type of forced labor for another time when you can fortify with chocolate and some good tunes.

No worries. I’ve found the perfect solution to my dilemma.

I run down to the corner gas station for a quick wake-up cappuccino before returning home to brew my own cup. This also works on a brisk morning walk, something I can brag about when I hang out with half-awake complainers that constantly commiserate about morning lag. Not me. I’m on top of things.

No one ever said life was easy. But I got this.

Take life into your own hands and make it happen. It’s your life; Lead it. 


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5 Steps to Controlling Myself

There are a few people I have no control over. 7.3 billion to be exact.

I keep myself pretty busy just working on me. I’ve a long list of areas to maintain. Here are a few to get us started.

1) Self Talk.
What we think and say to ourselves all day long is pretty darn important. Negative messages inherited from parents, a school teacher, a coach, a haughty look someone gave us on the street – these can fill our mind until there is no room for possibilities. When negative self-talk pops up, immediately replace it with your choice of positive thoughts. In time, you train your mind to ignore the negatives and to search for positives. Positives are proven to enhance health, relationships, and fulfillment.

God grant me..its me

2) Self Image.
Our self image is created by a series of experiences that have built into a full-blown self-identity. Most happened in formative years, perceived through the inexperienced eyes of a child. Now that you are an adult, you do not have to accept that accumulated data as the truth. You can review and remove pieces you don’t want. “I don’t measure up” is a tough one. Measure up to whom? To what? Who controls the measuring stick? Who is taking a poll? Why should we care? Once you recognize you can never live up to other’s expectations, create your ideal self, and then act to meet your own standards. Be gentle with yourself in this process. You are developing a new skill set of thought, so perfection isn’t required here. Just lots of practice.

3) Interaction with Others
How we act with others creates a boomerang effect. What we give out will come back. If we don’t like what is coming at us, the solution lies within what we are expressing out. There are a plethora of areas to work with here. If I am constantly being taken advantage of – how can I set better personal boundaries? If I don’t have any friends – how can I be more friendly? If my partners are demeaning – how can I be more assertive in relationships? If I need a partner to feel complete – how can I gain a sense of self-completion so I am not dependent upon partners? If a pattern of relationship problems repeats – how can I break my beliefs or behavior that creates the pattern?

4) Non-Resistance/Acceptance
Acceptance isn’t giving up. It’s recognizing what cannot be changed and then setting about making it tolerable.
“That which we resist will persist”. When we see something we don’t like, we tend to look for additional, reinforcing proof that it’s wrong. We even go so far as to find others who agree so we can suffer together with full justification. This is guaranteed to add weight to our misery. Some things can be changed; others cannot. Weigh the circumstances, change what we can, and then let it go.

5) Be the person you want others to be.
Want more friendly people in your life? Be more friendly. Want more abundance in your life? Share more of what you do have. Want more recognition at work? Give more recognition to your co-workers and colleagues. Want people to be more welcoming at social events? Be the one who is welcoming to others at social events. Want fewer complaining people in your life? Cease complaining to others.
What you express will expand in your life – negative or positive. I’ve found positive works pretty darn good.

The most difficult person I’ve ever had to handle is ME! I’ve set a goal to be perfect before I die. This requires I live at least until 3,000 years of age.

Take life into your own hands and make it happen. It’s your life; Lead it. 


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Clean Out Life Downloads

You know how good it feels to get rid of unwanted junk in your home? To clean out unused food and disgusting left-overs from the refrigerator? To clear out the food bar wrappers and empty soda cups from your car?

Well…

Try emptying out those unwanted emotional viruses and downloads saved and stored in your body and mind.

The only thing stopping you from realizing your potential is those unwanted files that load up your belief system and slow down your life.

Over the years, you’ve chosen to download them and store them for future use. They hum along in the background, whirring and shifting, influencing every decision you make, whether you are aware of it or not.

Your life is conducted with new software now. Isn’t it time you cleaned up your hard drive and re-stored it with the beliefs and strengths you hold today?

Delete those outdated downloads and viruses. Discover the real YOU! THAT is who you came to be.

Hi!I am your Life ComputerScreen Saver.Reminding youyou are not your viruses.You are free to beyour amazing self!

“Take life into your own hands and make it happen. It’s your life; Lead it!” 


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Sharing Concerns or Complaining?

Today I found myself complaining about people who constantly complain! Whoops! Prompted me to sort it out with writing …

What is the difference between “sharing a concern” and “constant complaining”?

After observing my own behavior and working with clients who are willing to change, as well as those who are not, I’ve reached some conclusions:

Sharing a Concern is:

1. Discussing a situation or problem with another person or group of persons with integrity, who will consider and discuss it with me so I gain insight.

2. Venting frustration with another person or group of persons with integrity, who listen patiently, control rolling their eyeballs, and allow me to get it out of my system. If they share my concern and we trust each other, we mutually vent – one time – and then let it go. In this process, as I listen to my own verbal vomiting, I hear my self-talk and gain insight into my own thinking as well as possible solutions to the situation.

3. After sharing the concern, I consider actions I can take to improve the situation, and set about doing things in a new way to resolve the issue. ‘Nuff said. I get on with it.

Once we decide on an action to apologize, resolve, heal, or clarify an issue, we re-gain control. We shift from being a victim to being in charge of life again.

Constant Complaining is:

1. Constantly complaining – to anyone who will listen. It’s my problem and I want company. Misery loves company. The more of us that can gripe together, the more justified we all feel and the more intensively we can suffer together.

2. Gossip. Telling anyone and everyone what is wrong. The more dramatic I can make it sound, the better.

3. Find others who will side with me to justify my opinion. While I may be confident I am in the right on an issue, soliciting others to side with me disrupts the workplace, family, or community.

4. Avoid self-examination. I don’t want to consider how I might have contributed to the situation because it’s too painful or scary to consider changing my beliefs, emotional defense system, actions, or summoning up the courage to apologize.

5.Complaining is a pattern many of us don’t realize we have. We think it is our right to speak up when things go wrong, yet if we consistently have problems in life, with no pleasant reprises, there is something we do that contributes toward it.

A victim complains. A victor shares with discrimination.

One of the most challenging, inspiring and insightful practices I’ve ever done is to focus on not criticizing, condemning, or complaining. I’m the first to admit I still have lots of work in this area. The moment I think I’ve got this down pat, life offers me another situation to practice.

What we focus on expands. If I focus on everything wrong in life, that’s all I see. If I focus on the best in life, that is what I see.

Our thoughts and expectations create a vibration signature. If I’m not attracting the situations and people I want in my life, it’s up to me to shift my vibration. How? I become the type of person I want to attract. This works.

Ah hah! Just as I suspected. The person I most need to work on is me.

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This is a Time for Choices

This is a time for choices. We can no longer sit idly by, tolerating. Gone are the days of allowing things to unfold around us, knowing they aren’t right for us, but playing that game anyway because it seems easier that way.

Are you realizing it is NOT easier that way, after all? Life IS a game, but over generations and through shifts in mass consciousness, the rules of life change. This doesn’t mean that “truth” changes. Truth is truth, regardless of how it is recognized or followed. Instead, what changes is our willingness – or ability – to play by the shifting rules.

What’s coming in the future? It’s not coming; it’s already arrived.

Living on planet Earth has changed, so you need to change along with it. You can no longer remain stuck. If you don’t make the changes you sense you need to make, life will push you around to force you to change.

You’ll be depressed, uninspired, constantly blaming outside forces or people, and waking up every day with a mental list of wrongs that need righted. You’ll find plenty of company to agree with you. Hint: Don’t look for others to join your upset. Instead, look for others who are not upset. Learn from them. Try a different way. Experiment with other possibilities. Doing what you’ve always done will dig your hole deeper. Reach out and up for what’s next.

What is constantly confronting you, is on some level, of your own creation.

Pain is sending a message, hear, heed, and heal.

Treated with disrespect? You are giving off signals, somehow, that you are willing to be disrespected. Do relationships that initially seem wonderful turn around to bite you because you lacked confidence or skills to discuss the warning signs when they first show up? Learn assertiveness and how to set appropriate boundaries. Just as you learn how to play a piano or drive a car, take time to learn how to communicate, speak up when necessary, or for some of us, to tone down a notch or two so we can listen and honestly hear what someone else is trying to tell us. If you can’t shake a relationship, try to set aside blaming the other and dig down deep to discover what the other person is trying to teach you about yourself.

Difficult circumstances hold a precious insight.

The more often a type of problem occurs, the more certainty that something you do or think needs to change. Learn the lesson so that those experiences will stop knocking on your door. Repeated patterns of problems are a template you have created and held onto stubbornly. Honestly assess what you do that reinforces those situations and commit to changed behavior. This will necessitate changing your beliefs, and there is nothing the human being loves more than their beliefs.

Beliefs are not truths. If they were, the Earth would still be flat.

People burned others at the stake to defend that belief which mass consciousness held dear. There are thousands of similar examples throughout history. What are you doing that is killing your joy, in order to protect false beliefs that don’t intuitively ring true?

Where you are right now is an amazing place to be.

How we interact with “now” determines how we experience it. We carry our “stuff” with us wherever we go. Changes in relationships, geographical location, new cars, different house, or fresh employment will continue to reflect back the same circumstances until and unless we let go of our “stuff”.

Hint: you can’t reason away stuff. All the information in the world won’t change a thing until you change yourself. Being who you have always been will guarantee a life like you’ve always had. If that life no longer fits, let it go and create new options.

You hold amazing strengths and wisdom within.

It’s time to let them out; set them free. Over the years I’ve mentored hundreds of people seeking to reach their personal potential. When people realize a new level of understanding, they proclaim. “I suspected that all along. I just wasn’t listening.” The biggest lie we tell ourselves is that we aren’t worthy. We aren’t enough. We fail too often. Other people have a better life, do things better, and in comparison, we can’t measure up.

You weren’t born to waste this life; you were born to expand through new insights.

Hint: You win at the game of life by accumulating Insight tokens.

Choose to step up to your potential.

Stop wimping through life; you’re worth more than that. When you start validating yourself, you’ll find others stepping up to walk with you. Stand tall, get a grip on yourself, and go for it.

It’s your life. Lead it like you mean it. It’s what you came to do.

More Ellie posts on “Change”:

Whose Life Do  You Manage?

Help! I’m Stuck – 6 Steps to Breaking Free

Let Your Intuition Decide

Stop the Victim Act – You Aren’t Your Trauma

Hanging on to Who I Used to Be

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Snow Ice Cream

What could be sweeter than a bowl of tasty snow ice cream to enliven a winter day? It’s a fun activity for kids, and adults who occasionally act like kids. That would be me.

Recipe:

snow ice cream
  • In large bowl, mix 1 cup cream/milk/nut-milk (your choice) with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Place in fridge while you collect fresh, clean snow. (Or gather snow first and keep chilled in a chest freezer or a lidded container outside)
  • Scooping in only a few cups of snow at a time, add snow to the milk/sugar/vanilla mixture, combining well until it reaches the consistency of ice cream.
  • Add more sugar if preferred. Don’t over-work it or the snow will melt too fast, making snow slush (which is still good as a snow smoothie).

Options:

  • Substitute honey, maple syrup, or other preferred sweetener for the sugar.
  • Add chocolate or crushed peppermints for flavoring.
  • For a shortcut, substitute eggnog or vanilla coffee creamer for the milk mixture.
  • If you really want it to be decadent, substitute real cream.
  • For sorbet, substitute pureed peaches, or other pureed fruit, for the milk mixture. Add sugar if a sweeter dessert is preferred.
  • This mixture gets slushy or icy if stored, so eat it fresh. You can gather extra snow to keep handy for more ice cream in the following days.
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Waffle Iron Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

It’s time to pull out that waffle iron and bake up some delicious cookies!

A real plus is that baking waffle iron cookies doesn’t heat up the kitchen. Also known as frosty Window Pane cookies, these mouth-watering treats will remind you of brownies. I recommend hiding a few for yourself because they go fast!

Directions:

  • Oil waffle tthe iron plates.
  • Preheat waffle iron on medium setting.
  • Heat butter and cocoa in saucepan, blend well, and cool to room temperature:

• 3/4 cup butter or shortening

• 3/4 cup baking cocoa

  • While butter/cocoa mix cools, mix in a bowl:

• 1 1/2 cup sugar

• 4 eggs

• 2 cups flour

• 2 teaspoons vanilla

  • Add wet to dry ingredients and mix well. Resulting batter will be thick and sticky.
  • Drop by teaspoonful onto each quadrant of the waffle iron plate (or you can form a dough ball with oiled hands)
  • Close lid and bake for 2 minutes.(Adjust timing as needed. Waffle iron temperatures vary.)
  • Gently lift cookies off the waffle iron with a fork and place on rack or towel to cool.
  • Sift powdered sugar over cookies, or after they are cooled, frost as desired.
  • Makes 36 cookies
  • Option: add chopped nuts, Rice Krispies, or shredded coconut to the dough before baking.
  • Note: the edges will brown faster than the centers. We like chewy centers, so I remove them when the edges are browned but the center is slightly soft.

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The Dress I Didn’t Get

As a college sophomore subsisting on loans, I was excited when my boyfriend Ron suggested we go Christmas shopping together. He wanted me to try on dresses so he could choose one for my present.  I found a dress I absolutely adored – a hot pink knit with a black patent leather belt. I strongly hinted that this was the one I wanted.

When he invited me to spend Christmas with his family and casually mentioned, “Bring a dress and your black patent shoes in case we go dancing”, I was delighted to know I was getting that dress!

On Christmas morning, his family convened around a colorful tree surrounded with presents. In my childhood, we had often been too poor to even buy a tree, so this was a treat. I received several gifts from his family but kept waiting for that big dress box that I was sure was hidden somewhere behind the tree.

Finally, he handed me my gift – a box so little it wouldn’t even hold the belt! I was deeply disappointed but smiled bravely, removing the paper.

Inside was a satin box. I opened it to reveal a dainty, shiny, golden watch.

My beloved watch, well-worn and long-since delegated to my memorabilia box.

Speechless, I looked at him.

He explained, “You always ask me what time it is, so I thought you could use one. I didn’t want you to guess, so I misled you a little. Hope you’re not too disappointed about that dress.”

What Ron did not know, was that as a little girl I had dreamed of owning a gold wristwatch. No one in our family owned a watch. I had vowed to myself, “Someday, Ellie, you’ll have a gold watch and then you will have made it in this world!”

Many Christmases have passed since that one long ago, but to this day, somehow, my husband Ron still knows what I want, what I need, often before I do.  And he still manages to sneak in surprises.

I still think about that hot pink dress, though…

 – Ellie Hadsall

(Reprint of December 2018)

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Our Attitude Shapes Our Experience

How is your day going? Is it great, terrible, or boring? Why? Probably because of something that happened – you had lunch with a dear old friend, made or lost an important sale, or someone raked you over the coals for something you didn’t do. Maybe life is the same old thing day after day. It all adds up to one thing: your attitude.

We can’t see our attitude. We often forget it exists. Yet it is with us always. From the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep, it colors our world. It even shapes our dreams.

A Painted Lady butterfly visits Apricot tree blossoms. Photo courtesy of Dooley.

Attitude is expressed in three areas: 

  1. Toward ourselves
  2. Toward other people
  3. Toward life

How we express our attitude determines whether we live a frustrating life full of problems or a dynamic life of opportunity.

We communicate attitude toward ourselves by self-talk.

We think over 2,000 words a minute. What do you say to yourself? Are you encouraging, believing in your potential? Or do you berate yourself, dwell on your mistakes, doubt your abilities, and question your effectiveness? (As adults we don’t need parents to demand, restrict and criticize us – we are fully capable of doing it to ourselves.) Negative self-talk destroys esteem and shuts the door on opportunities. Positive self talk builds esteem, expands potential, and attracts positive results.

Our attitude toward other people evolves from our attitude toward ourselves.

It surfaces in our judgment, communication, and openness to them. 

If you allow yourself to make mistakes, you are less critical of others. If you are willing to learn and improve from your perceived failures, you are inclined to allow others to do the same. 

Do you expect the best from people or the worst? If you expect the worst, you will always find it, even if you have to dig around.

Do you seek benefits for all concerned, or try to get the best of others, believing if you don’t win, you lose? 

Do you focus on what you have in common with people and build on it, or do you focus on the differences and widen the chasm?

As our attitude toward others shapes our experiences, we begin to form our attitude toward life. 

If we create a series of positive, constructive interactions, we carry a positive history that strengthens our self-esteem. If we create a series of disagreeable interactions, we feel ineffective, angry, and misunderstood.

It is a proven fact that what we focus on will appear to expand. Look for possibilities and you will find them. Look for negatives, and they are sure to fill your life.

I am reminded of a woman who drove 150 miles across my state to visit a friend. On the way, the highways were in good condition, except for one eight-mile stretch where the highway was being repaired. She had to wait in a long line of cars for twenty minutes. Upon arriving at her destination, our friend asked her how the trip went.

“It was horrible! I had to wait in a long line of cars to drive through a repair zone. We had to drive on a bumpy dirt surface and my car is covered by red clay. Now I’ll have to get it washed. I’ll bet my tires will need re-balanced. Next time I’ll take a different road!”

I’m confident that she will find something wrong regardless of which road she takes. She was incapable of seeing that the repairs kept the highway safe and smooth, the roadwork gave jobs to people, and the vast majority of her trip was smooth.

We may choose to see life as exciting, full of opportunities to learn and to grow; or we see it as one painful failure after the other. This poem sums up attitude well:  “Two men looked out from the prison bars. One saw the mud, the other saw stars.”

When we awaken in the morning, we have a moment of choice. 

What choice will you make? Will you focus freshly into the future, or dwell on past regrets? Will you choose the constructive or destructive? 

Your entire day consists of one choice after the other. You are in control, starting with your self-talk. Choose your attitude carefully. Choose your thoughts lovingly. You are a unique gift to life. Make it a great day!

Take charge of your own life. It’s your life; lead it!

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Casual Cooking Substitutions, Hints, and Equivalencies

I’m substituting a lot of ingredients in my cooking recently.

photo by Natalia Novakova, courtesy of PIxabay

Now that we are all marooned at home during the current Covid-19 crises, I observe lots of social media posts about food. Are you as tired of hearing about this crises as I am, yet alert for valid information and help? I have some ideas.

I’m getting downright adventuresome and creative with my cooking and baking. It’s time to use up an odd assortment of previously purchased foods that I enthusiastically bought over the past months when I hadn’t had lunch yet and I was ravenous.

Sitting on our basement storage shelf is a huge package of ramen from Costco. I’ve not touched it since bringing it home. It’s hogging shelf space that I need for more practical things such as canned green beans and soup. (I’m going to ignore mentioning anything about needing room for toilet paper storage – because I didn’t hoard any.  I just happened to need 50 rolls on the exact day that the panic buying rampage was initiated.)

I’ve seriously considered baking a ramen pie but I can’t find any recipes. Just in case you are inspired to send me one, may I politely request that you resist? I’m already committed to ramen pancakes and ramen cake. If they turn out edible, I’ll let you know. If not, I’ll feed them to the neighbor’s dog.

Back to my primary intention for this post.

When I bake, I sometimes find that I’m missing key ingredients. I’m sure this never happens to you, but I’m not always organized for what I’m attempting. When I get the urge to bake, I go for it and then scramble for what I need as I go.

I began making helpful notes in a document. Warning: This is not an especially professional document; I created it for my personal use. Now that we find ourselves in this “stay-at-home” time, we can’t run out to grab what we need. So, I’m sharing information that I’ve gathered to help you out. That’s what good friends do.

Download and enjoy! Substitutions, Equivalencies, Hints, Measurements.doc

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