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Transform Your Money Mindset with This Practice

I felt stuck. I put my head down on my desk and sighed, then cried. The tears came pouring out. Life felt so much harder than it should be. My family was doing ok. They were healthy, but we were only breaking even. I wanted to earn more money, but it was so hard. My business wasn’t thriving. I was ...

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Be Ready for Your Next Career

The moment was just too much. I got offered a new job. I had to talk to my business partner and my family about this opportunity and then figure out what my life would look like in this next phase. I could feel the intense pressure mounting between my shoulder blades. It was good pressure. Always good to have options, ...

Reframe your outlook

Reframe Your Stress so You Can Accomplish What You Truly Desire

I did it again! My anxiety was overwhelming me and I cleared my throat in the middle of a sentence. As I swallowed the audience waited patiently. Then I continued, but I was off my rhythm. I stumbled to regain my composure. It never came back. I finished up my presentation and sat down. Once my heart stopped racing I ...

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Calm Your Anxiety with a Self Awareness Journal

I hung my head. There just didn't feel like a way I could keep up with everything. That's when I hung up the phone and hopped into the next meeting. I just didn't have time to think about it right now. “I need to make more time,” was my first thought. Then I thought about a quote I recently read: ...

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How to stop worrying about the Coronavirus and Enjoy Life Again

Turn on the news and the Coronavirus is all people are talking about. It keeps people tuned in, but it can be very scary. We hear about people dying and how it affects our health. These can be scary stories and images. Then we go to the grocery store and we see someone with a mask over their face. We ...

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How to Actually Enjoy a Traffic Jam

When sitting in traffic, what do you focus on? Do you focus on how late you are? Do you focus on how frustrating traffic is? Do you focus on how lucky you are to be stuck in traffic with amazing music at your fingertips? Do you focus on the beautiful trees on the side of the road? Do you focus ...

SOAR through your days

This Simple Evening Routine Will Change Your Life

I opened my eyes and smiled. As I rolled over to turn off my alarm, my legs vibrated with energy. It was going to be a good day. I didn’t always act this way. Most days used to be a grind. I was able to get through them, but it wasn’t easy. I finally admitted to myself that I struggled ...

Tap into the Potential of Waypower

I was stuck. I wasn’t sure how to get over this hump that I had of public speaking. My palms would sweat. That’s an understatement. If you shook my hand before I would go on stage you would feel like you were shaking fins with a fish. It’s gross. It still happens to me when my anxiety kicks up too ...

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How Extreme Gratitude Has Helped Me Endure Life's Hard Knocks

My four-year-old son is an interesting kid. The other day he walked up to me, smiled, then punched me in the crotch. Oh, did it hurt. And, yes, I was grateful for that punch. I thanked God that he threw that punch. How could I feel that way after something like that happened? I had to admit that there was ...

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Positivity is Underrated

There it was again. My insecurity coming out. I was worried about what would happen if I decided to work on a difficult project. My boss asked me to lead the team to redesign a product line on our website. There were two possible paths I could have taken. The me from five years ago would have followed the “negative” ...