Questions to Ask Yourself to Figure Out What You Want

This week we focused on what you want and what you really want to accomplish, and today I want to share some questions to ask yourself to really dive deep into it all so you can design your life and/or business that aligns with who you are! But why after already writing about it, are we doing this again? Great question! Because there’s a tendency to not go deep enough the first time or even the second time. There’s that element of superficial and barely scratching the surface and I want you to really dive deep into the questions to ask yourself to figure out what you want. We’ve been programmed to think and believe that working all of the time is normal and that…

Improve your business TODAY?
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There seems something you can do to improve your business. It may not always be obvious right away, but that’s what today’s journaling is all about. Prompt What are some ways you can improve your business TODAY? This prompt couldn’t have shown up at a better time. I spend this past weekend reworking my schedule as I noticed myself putting a lot of things off saying I would do them another time. It’s always like “oh it won’t take me long” and then the next thing I know it’s been a week or two and I still haven’t done the thing. Reworking my schedule to create my version of an ideal week, that’s the first part of improving my business – of course, now I…

How to be a good money custodian
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I never thought I would be a good money custodian but as I a looking around my life right now, I can see the results of the work I have done to get out of a broke and broken mindset. And I am in awe because there was a point in my life where I didn’t really think that having money in the bank would be my reality. Sure I’d earn money but as soon as it came in, it also went out. I probably fed kept the people at the bank fed quite well over the years. And no matter what I tried, nothing seemed to work. It’s like every time I tried to save money, something happened to throw a monkey wrench into…

3 Tricks for Goal Setting

I want to talk about 3 tricks for goal setting because I don’t know about you, days, weeks and month sometimes disappear at a speed that quantum physics is yet unable to explain. In all transparency I used to set resolutions but over time learned that it didn’t actually work for me. It’s the “one day I will” phase or the “I get started and then fall off the wagon” phase. While I am not anti-smart goals because they are valid to help you set goals that are practical, measurable, and achievable. I much prefer writing out my vision for the year of what I want to feel like, what I would like to achieve and then pull the goals out of my writing. A…

Gather your thoughts and declare your goals
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January seems to be the perfect time to gather your thoughts and declare your goals. There is something quite powerful setting your intention for the year through writing. I’ve never been one to do a vision board as I found that they can get me down and stuck – the mind chatter goes rampant. But what has helped me is to write out a vision of what I want to achieve. This blog exists because I want to share with you the process that has helped me to rewrite some of the stories I kept hanging on to and learned to find compassion create a vision for my year and my life that feels good and reflect on it all problem-solve some of my frustrating…

Create 90-Day Goals with a Journal
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Create 90-day goals if you want to be successful. One way to help you create a list of goals and also achieve them is with the help of a bullet-list and a journal. Journaling is a success tool I’ve ben suing for over 5 years now because it helps you put your thoughts on paper to make your goals seem more realistic and attainable. Why A 90-Day Goal Works I don’t know about you, but looking a year or 5 ahead can be challenging as well as overwhelming. Being able to focus on something that’s 90’s feels a lot more doable. Of course, I am not saying you shouldn’t have goals that are3 or 5 years out, but breaking down into smaller goals will help…

The uncomfortable truth about looking at your shadow
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I want to share with you some uncomfortable truth about looking at your shadow because when you start journaling with intention and purpose there are times you’d rather just wear some rose-colored glasses. I don’t know about you but admitting flaws, mistakes or behaviors that we aren’t proud of isn’t an easy thing to do and for the most part we avoid it to the best of our ability. One of the hardest challenges I found is to be honest with yourself because that means taken a real good look at your part at any given situation or event. The confrontation where you overreacted and afterward berated yourself for your own behavior. I may have mentioned this before, but I have food triggers due to…

Increase your productivity and take control of time

You can increase your productivity and take control of time! Some many moons ago, I would allow time to be in control. I would start my day with good intentions of all the things I am going to get done, only to crawl into bed wondering where the hell the day went. And there are some key elements required when you want to manage your time and increase your productivity so that you are getting things done but also have more time with family and friends and that elusive hobby of yours. Which will result in less stress and we all can benefit from that! So what exactly can you do to maximize your time? Get clear on what you want to do and need…

Dream it, Plan it, Do it

Dream it, plan it, do it that is where the magic is of reaching your goals. I recall wanting to write a book when I was about 17 and it would be about the life in foster care. For years, and I mean years, I talked about it, started it here and there, only to put it aside and let it go. And then repeat the cycle over and over again. At one point I felt so out of sorts that while people tried to cheer me on the believe wasn’t there. I also remember when I finally dug into my heels and sat down to write that book – I was 35 – it was right after my son was diagnosed with urea cycle…