This week I had an experience that I would have normally overlooked; however, it was an example of how I can tune into the abundance that is already all around me.
I had a particularly challenging day and I felt stopped in my life. I have been working on developing a new service and I was overwhelmed with feeling frustrated because I was not yet clear on the details of the service. I was eating dinner at a restaurant and working through my feelings and, at my lowest point of dissatisfaction, my server came bounding up to my table, placed a cookie in front of me, and said that it was compliments of his manager. Interestingly, I had not seen any manager during my visit. Read the rest of this entry
The following is a synopsis from a conversation I had with a seasoned entrepreneur, a stranger who became a friend one afternoon and whose name I cannot recall; however, the message stuck with me…
During the first year of my business, I had one question that kept pestering me, “when am I going stop struggling IN my business and be able to work ON my business.” ~Enter my world ~ A stranger that said, ”you realize establishing and operating a business is equivalent to building a plane and flying it at the same time.” At this point, I said “NOW I understand why persistence is so important in growing a business…ok, now what?” The answer I got back was that I could find the energy to continue to participate wholeheartedly in my business if I had an Unshakable Conviction. OK, so it took me a really long time to figure out what that answer meant for me. Read the rest of this entry
As a woman in business, having a sense of balance with your business and personal life is a conscious choice. It is all up to you! So, the next time you feel your day is completely out of whack. You know the kind of day when you want to go back to bed and start over? Try this tip the next time you feel overwhelmed.
TIP: Pick a moment in your day ~ any moment that feels overwhelming. Now, STOP what you are doing and breathe three times deeply. Not those short breaths that say “ok, I’ll do this but I don’t have time.” Remember, it is your choice to feel stressed and strained? Want to now feel peaceful and calm? So, breathe … deeply.