Resilience. Admitting when it hurts

Resilience. Admitting when it hurts

Why can’t I say it hurts? I grew up in a "suck it up and wear a smile" culture, but that is not restricted to where I grew up.  It didn't help that dance performances reinforced that message in the physical as well, and that I have been dancing for most of my life.  I truly thought resilience meant being able to smile, breathe and function like a well-adjusted individual, regardless of what happens to you.  I've been through some brutal things and came out smiling because I thought that meant I was no one's victim. What’s your journey been like? Where is it taking you now? I hope this inspires a greater sense of freedom to simply Be.

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Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

Boundaries. A Quick Morale Boost.

Here's to you, readers. What I hope this will do is give you a quick conversation to have in your head should you find yourself surrounded by folks pushing you to go against your intuition, your vision. Let me know if it helps. 

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What if your success lies in your Comfort Zone?

What if your success lies in your Comfort Zone?

What if your comfort zone is where your greatest success lies? Why not work with your existing habits, rhythms and skill set to serve your clients? That's where you're most confident. It's where you can actually focus on Clients, because your brain isn't wrapped up in all you have to change about yourself! How would this change how You do business?

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Defining Entrepreneurship. Mainstream Media or You?

Defining Entrepreneurship. Mainstream Media or You?

Ryan Carson, CEO and Founder at Tree house, inspired post, with his video on LinkedIn. I touched on this briefly when I shared his post there. Still, I thought, just in case it might inspire someone, I should go a bit deeper on this topic. In his video, Ryan Carson mentioned three pillars of success the media rave about, but are not actual wins, if you want long term success...

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Give the Gurus a break. They're human.

Give the Gurus a break. They're human.

I believe that you are the wisest person to talk to about yourself. I believe you should beware anyone who tells you otherwise. I remember someone being upset that a much revered influencer said, "If you can't manage your own weight, how can you manage a business?" Now, this is one of those mainstay figure-head meditation gurus who's been around forever. My natural fierce-Momma instinct (made more so now that I have an actual baby) was to write him off completely - I mean, here was this person, an embodiment of perfection, being made to feel doomed to fail because someone, who doesn't even know that person, couldn't recognize that everyone... everyone... is great at some things and not at others. So where does the guru's role end and where does your role begin?

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