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Sunday, April 3, 2016

How to Heal From a Pinched Nerve (Mentally)

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I CONFESS I am not quite myself these days.
It's been tough.  If you follow me on social media, you might have noticed that I have not been posting as much lately.  (Case in point, my last blog posting date).

I am in a SEASON OF HEALING.  I was introduced to the concept of "SEASONS" last year and FELL IN LOVE with it.

Let's face.  Life is ever-changing.  You cannot be on top of it all of the time.
YOU JUST CAN'T.  So instead, think of your life in SEASONS.

I suffered a pinched nerve back in February and was unable to walk or stand.  I'm still recovering from that now.

And sometimes, events like that trickle into every part of your life.  It's crazy how all parts of your life, business, personal, and leisure all bleed into each other.  They impact each other in so many ways.  Not being able to walk and dealing with constant pain has heavily affected my ROLE as MOM, WIFE, BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL, COACH, and MOTIVATOR. 

My health took a hit.  I'm literally still limping months later.  It's been killing me not being able to exercise.  It has affected my mood, my productivity, my work, my life.

So I am in a SEASON OF HEALING, of pulling back and focusing on my health.
Physical therapy, soul therapy, chiropractic, learning to slow down and pull back from my otherwise CHARGE FORWARD life. 

It's a SEASON.  It's TEMPORARY.  It's necessary for my sanity to think of it like that.

What SEASON are you in?  What life change are you going through?
I LIKE SEASONS, because they are fleeting.  They bring change. 
They can be cherished and looked upon later with reflection and lessons learned.

So I am in a SEASON OF HEALING.  I am GIVING MYSELF GRACE.
Not an easy thing to do for a TYPE A personality like myself.

But I hope sharing this helps you.
Too often I think we TRY TO DO EVERYTHING and we understandably break or bow under the pressure of getting it all done.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING.  It's actually not possible.  You will burnout if you try.
CHOOSE A SEASON.  If you take something on, TAKE SOMETHING OFF your plate.
If you're going to LEARN SOMETHING NEW, do a SEASON OF IT, in which you pull back from something else in your life. 

Find BALANCE and build SERENITY for yourself.
Cheers to a NEW SEASON.

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

How to Start Your Job Search - Mind Map Your First Steps



How to Start Your Job Search.  This video will cover how to get your job search started.  It will also include my Top 5 Tips for what to think about as you start your journey.  Included is a sample Mind Map for Human Resources jobs in the San Diego market.

Enjoy!

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

My BEST SELF Challenge

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for my SPECIAL FEBRUARY MY.BEST.SELF CHALLENGE!!!

APPLY HERE TODAY: http://bit.ly/1PQ9S9B

21 Days of FEEDING YOUR SPIRIT, SHARPENING YOUR MIND, and TRANSFORMING YOUR BODY.
Health and Fitness are about more than just losing weight or watching what you eat.

It's about WHOLE LIFE HAPPINESS.
It's about SURROUNDING YOURSELF with other LIKE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS.
It's about an AMAZING COMMUNITY.
It's about LEARNING YOURSELF and being the BEST POSSIBLE YOU.

This INCREDIBLE 3 WEEK CHALLENGE will include:
DAILY Motivations and Challenges
FUN Workout Routines
Custom NUTRITION Plans
ACCOUNTABILITY Check-Ins
PRIZES

And ME AS YOUR COACH!!!
3 SPOTS AVAILABLE. APPLY NOW!!!

CHALLENGE starts FEBRUARY 1st.
CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION: http://bit.ly/1PQ9S9B

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

My Theme Word for 2016 Goals and Dreams - FOCUS

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As 2015 comes to a close, and I hear about people drafting up dream boards and new goals for the New Year, I think, "I should be doing this."

It's hard though to look back and reflect on an entire year.  My HR self has me thinking of performance reviews and how nerve wracking it can feel to sum up an entire year's effort on a few pages.

This is why I FELL IN LOVE with the THEME WORD idea instead.  Last year I discovered this approach and chose the word BRAVE for the year.  It acted as a lens through which I viewed all decisions and choices.  I posted it next to my bathroom mirror so I could ask myself each day, "Are you being BRAVE?  Are you getting out of your comfort zone?  Are you PUSHING YOURSELF?"

I think it was the perfect word for a year where I STARTED A NEW BUSINESS and had to LEARN A LOT OF NEW THINGS.  Not that I'm not always learning new things but being an entrepreneur while holding down a full-time job is no easy feat, and I knew it would take being BRAVE.

So back to my choice for 2016.  I think sometimes we can have TOO MANY GOALS.  It can often feel OVERWHELMING how much we want to accomplish and therefore, with our efforts spread too thin, we often do not get the results we want.

THIS YEAR my word is FOCUS.  I will choose 2-3 THINGS EACH DAY that I need to accomplish and will FOCUS on just those 2-3 THINGS.  I will feel like a WINNER when I complete those 2 -3 things too because I think it's important to have daily victories.  EVERYTHING ELSE I get done after those first 2-3 are a BONUS.  End of story.  I have already started this process and been happily surprised with the results.  It's amazing when you are able to narrow it down to such simple daily priorities.

What about you?  Do you make New Year's Resolutions?  Are you working on a Dream Board?  Do you have a list of Goals?

Or like me, will you be CHOOSING A THEME WORD?

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