Hi my loves!
I cannot believe it is September already. This Summer went so fast, I blinked and it is almost over! We still have a few more weeks before it is officially Fall (aka my favorite season). This year though, I am kind of sad Summer is ending. I actually had a really nice relaxing Summer. I didn’t travel or do much of anything, but it was a welcomed treat to stay still. I mentioned in an earlier post this week, last summer I moved three times! Which I guess is why staying still and not running around too much is a dream!
I wanted to write this article after reading a fellow blogger’s real life experience. It made me laugh so hard and I could relate to every piece. Just like every industry, there is a lot the goes on behind the scenes that you probably wouldn’t even think about. It may shock you how ridiculously REAL it gets being a blogger. After all, we are just humans. Have a look!
There’s one thing I do consistently that has proven to be the trick to success. I’ve done this thing every single day for 10 years. I’ve heard other successful leaders vouch for the practice, and deemed it as their reason for success as well. The one trick you need to be successful is…
Wow, that is a loaded title!! I mean dang, but this idea and topic came from the conversation that formed under the article, ‘ 5 Defeating Actions Keeping You From Success‘. What a powerful conversation that was and a great way to bring the community together. Thank you to everyone who shared!
I noticed a majority of comments touched on the idea of not taking on other people’s problems. The messages ranged from having a hard time with this idea to completely seeing how it has changed lives, and others spoke about how they really want to implement this idea into their current life. I found this fascinating and was really moved by each one.
Whether we realize it or not, we often get in our own way of success. Sometimes it is a habit we formed over the years, other times it is a mindset we inherited from our environment. Here are five defeating actions keeping you from success.
I am not sure about you, but this Summer has been packed full of work, events, exciting moments, and personal challenges. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by constant change, long lists of things to do, and commitments. I recently learned these three easy tricks to relieve some of that stress. Keep reading!
Not too long ago, I cared more about other people’s opinions, comfort, and well-being than my own. And it was stifling my career.
I developed this serious obsession with people pleasing. The idea was lodged in my head that I am not supposed to “take too much”, “ask too much”, and “make sure I don’t rock the boat”. I said yes to obligations because I truly didn’t know how to say no. My time was no longer mine. If this makes sense to you, keep reading…
A lot of times we’ve heard the phrase “Trust Your Gut Instincts”, that very quiet guiding voice directing your steps. This article isn’t about that voice. This article is about combating that really loud, obnoxious self-doubting, self-defeating voice that flares up every time we try something new.
I remember vividly my college professor telling the class, “tell your friends to stop calling you about their bad news”. It shocked me. First, because I didn’t know where it was coming from. Secondly, the thought of telling people I loved to stop coming to me with bad news horrified me.
I have long been associated as the person with great advice, the therapist of the group. So you can see why this would rattle my core. What would happen if I didn’t help solve my friends and families problems? Even though I was unsure of the outcome, I slowly began implementing this rule over a few years. I was amazed what happened next.