Archive for July 2013

5 Simple Steps to Increase Your Motivation Around Things that Matter!

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  For no particular reason, I have had a hard time getting the motivation to work today. As always, I started my regular routine. Woke up, meditated, had breakfast, got ready, and got to work. It wasn’t long, after I noticed I was jumping back and forth between checking emails and looking at social media. We all have been there right? There is days that it seems we simply cannot get the energy to do what is important to us.   I want to share with you 5 simple steps that will effectively work in boosting your motivation. Recognize your behavior. You know yourself! If you notice you have been “working” for “X” amount of time and nothing in your to do list has been check, then you know your motivation is low. Be comfortable around change. Don’t waste time “punishing” yourself for not following your routine. Instead, be comfortable

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The Road to my Independence…

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And boy, did it take some work! This is probably one of my favorite Holidays to celebrate. Seriously, what can be more important than to celebrate freedom? I love seeing people getting together and celebrating the feeling of joy, thankfulness and accomplishment that independence brings. But the main reason I love this day is because I also celebrate the independence from my false self.  And boy, did it take some work!   Dictionary.com defines independence as: 1. the state or quality of being independent. 2. freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. I remember questioning myself, sitting in yet another empowering workshop, why was I not happy with my life if “everything looks fine”? I mean I didn’t experience any “real” pain accordingly to society; not sexually or physically abused, not a victim of a major illness, not a foster child, you name it.  But yet I was feeling lonely, in pain, and constantly used by everyone. I cannot

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