Fuel Your Success with Self-Care

Fuel Your Success with Self-Care

I had a whole other topic planned for this week’s post. I even have a draft. But as I sat down to finish it, my mind went blank. Problem-solving thoughts began to float in my mind, “Okay, I only have about two hours right now. Maybe I could check some other things off my to-do list. Or maybe I have an old post I wrote forever ago and never shared.”

And suddenly I realized two things: 1.) I sat down this morning to stay focused and create a blog post, and that is exactly what I’m going to do. 2.) The way I accomplish that goal is up to me, and it’s okay not to finish the blog post I originally planned on.

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Never Give Up...Never Surrender!

Never Give Up...Never Surrender!

There is nothing more beautiful or intoxicating than feeling like you are on the right path. I don’t mean when you know the best strategy or which action step to take next. That is a wonderful feeling too, but it is nothing compared to when your true self, creativity, and passion are being honored like never before. I’m talking about the path when you feel clear, peaceful, happy and determined.

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Stop Taking Life So Seriously: A Reminder to Myself and Other Overachievers.

Stop Taking Life So Seriously: A Reminder to Myself and Other Overachievers.

That sense of existential doom, that worry about failure, that persistent weight on your shoulders… it isn’t real. You don’t have to take life so seriously.

Maybe you're serious because you see others around you who aren’t taking life seriously enough, and you don’t want to be one of those people who goofs off and wastes their whole life.

Maybe you're serious because you want to be successful, and you feel the only way to do so is to put your nose to the grindstone and basically grin and bear it day in and day out.

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So you want to be an entrepreneur.

So you want to be an entrepreneur.

You will take a pay cut.
You will work for months on a project that doesn’t connect with your audience.
You will get screwed over by anyone you can imagine (investors, staff, board members, your dog, etc.)
You will work 18-hour days.
You will sit for 18 hours and not do anything productive.

...

But...

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