Life Lessons

I’ll survive

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With all of the projects I’ve been working on, both inside and outside of my current day job, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed. My old, habitual response for dealing with stress was to amplify it – with anxiety. It might sound crazy to you (I mean it’s definitely crazy since it…

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What would you do?

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What would you do? If you could do absolutely anything? If you had all of the freedom in the world? If failure wasn’t an option?  If your options were limitless? If regret didn’t exist? Now think: why don’t you do it?  What’s stopping you?  What stories are you telling yourself?…

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What works won’t always work

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What works for you now won’t always work for you; your daily routine, favorite food, group of friends, current job or project, hobbies… Why? Because your preferences and needs change over time; it’s important to know and embrace that. Self-awareness, the ability to notice when something just isn’t working for you…

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Keep moving 

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My friend Sabrina recently wrote a blog post titled “problem solve.” In the post, she elaborates on how we operate under a belief that hard work should always pay off – and it’s a dangerous belief to operate under because it often leaves us disappointed. “Even though what you’re working on…

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Show up

Show up

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One of my takeaways from Ruckusmakers was that in order to differentiate yourself from others, from your competition, you don’t need to do much. So many businesses, and individuals that work for them, are focused on the bottom line – the cost, the revenue and the profit. When you decide…

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Take a leap

Take a leap

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When I heard about Seth Godin’s Ruckusmakers workshop, I knew I had to apply. Having the chance to interact and spend quality time with my favorite blogger was an opportunity I couldn’t resist. The conference is invite only, so I also knew it was a long-shot. Not everyone (or even…

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Start small

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We seem to operate under the belief that with a new year, comes the opportunity to create a “new us.” However, operating under this belief means we’re failing to realize: if we want to change something about our lives, we don’t have to wait until January. having a laser-like focus…

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Yearning for learning: yoga

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I’ve recently started practicing yoga and as a result, I find myself feeling stronger, more confident and generally happier. I’ve also learned a number of “lessons” that I want to share with anyone just getting into it: Practice makes for better practice: It takes time to learn; with practice comes…

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