I attended a yoga event last week that included a guided meditation. For anyone unfamiliar with this, the instructor speaks in a soft, soothing voice and uses imagery to try to evoke certain emotions in you...peace, strength, love, etc. Now I am a huge believer in the power of the mind and in using positive … Continue reading Who Is the Most Powerful Person in Your Life?
I looked around the room and thought about how different we all are. Under what other circumstances would I ever be having these personal conversations with these women? We were all in attendance for a Women Entrepreneurs Event I was leading. In these events, we have three objectives: Learn. Connect. Support. Once we start talking, … Continue reading The One Word That Will Help You Find Your Tribe
Are you happy? If not, why not? And why aren't you doing something about it? What's the payoff for staying unhappy? Do you like having people worry about you? Like to play the "who's got it worse" game? Or is it easier to stay in an unhappy life than to try for the things that … Continue reading A Little Tough Love…For Your Happiness
How does your stress manifest? Maybe it's not so much “stress” as it is mental or emotional clutter that elicits a physical response from you. How do you work through that? Do you even realize that you are responding to what's happening internally? In other words, are you aware? Here's an example. I've been blessed … Continue reading Better Solutions Through Awareness
You know the song "Life is a Highway" and the inspirational words "life is about the journey not the destination." I'm going to throw another travel metaphor at you: A detour is not a stop sign. Imagine you're on a road trip that you're really excited about. A few hours into your drive, you see … Continue reading A Detour Is Not a Stop Sign!
"Comparison is the thief of joy." This quote by Theodore Roosevelt is one of my go-to reminders because I, probably like many of you, fall victim to the comparison trap somewhat often. Here's my scenario from this morning: I was in a good mood, going about my routine, checking social media...when photos of a gorgeous … Continue reading Handle the Comparison Trap With This One Question
I hesitate to post this book recommendation. Not because I'm unsure of its content and not because I didn't like the direct writing style. It's because my last post was about How to Be a Badass at Making Money and this next recommendation is for Unfu*k Yourself: Get out of your head and into your … Continue reading Get Out of Your Own Way
Back in October, I wrote Learning to be a Badass, a post about Jen Sincero's book, You Are a Badass. Well today I have another badass Jen Sincero book to share with you: You Are a Badass at Making Money. I could make this a very short post and just say, "Trust me. Read this … Continue reading Another Badass Book
A week into December already! If it's not yet, I bet your December calendar is filling up fast. If you're like me, you have a variety of lists started...the Christmas card list, the presents list, the Christmas cookie list, the grocery list of what to buy in order to make the Christmas cookies on that … Continue reading Are YOU on Your List This Holiday Season? Two simple self-care tips
Have you seen the Bohemian Rhapsody movie yet? If not, I highly recommend seeing it, especially while it's still in theaters so you can get the big screen and full sound of the music. Writing about a "rockumentary" of Queen and Freddie Mercury might seem off topic for my blog about personal and professional development. … Continue reading Two Takeaways from Bohemian Rhapsody