Monthly Archives: February 2020

What Will You Do With Your Extra Day Of 2020?

 

There is another event other than the Olympics that occurs every four years…a leap year! Just like my blog post for daylight savings time when we were given an extra hour by “falling back”, today I ask: “What will you do with your extra day of 2020?”

 

I came across this article from Apartment Therapy which gives us 30+ ideas on what to do with our extra day:

 

If you’re feeling productive:

  1. Make a detailed, drilled-down, personalized spring cleaning checklist.
  2. Catch up on the chores you missed doing last week.
  3. Get ahead on next week’s chores.
  4. Make the returns that are sitting in your front hall.
  5. Meal plan for the next week and order groceries.
  6. Create a master meal plan template (for instance, Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Bowl Wednesday, Leftovers Thursday, Pizza Friday, etc.).
  7. Create a block schedule.
  8. Take action on the “actionable” paper pile on your desk.
  9. Catch up on laundry.
  10. Do a blitz-clean of your whole house.

 

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Talk with Tom: Episode #73 | TwT Motivational Minute: Perseverance and Dedication

 

Today Tom informs us about the importance of our willingness to do the work to achieve our dreams.


Every month Tom shares topic after topic to Grow Your Life and Build Your Business. If you’re not already a subscriber, join us. Talk with Tom is 100% free, and there are special benefits available only to our subscribers, so be sure you subscribe yourself on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and we look forward to seeing you right back here on the last Wednesday of every month with Talk with Tom.

Happy Valentine’s Day from Tom and the Success Series Team

 

Express your love on this special day! #SuccessSeriesLoveDay #GrowYourLife #BuildYourBusiness

 

Happy Valentine’s Day friends. Today, I want to share with you a powerful tip to help you find a partner with whom you can be truly happy:

 

First, create a list of all the qualities you’d like to have in a romantic partner, and make this list as long and as specific as possible. The clearer you are on the kind of person you most want to be in a relationship with, the easier it will be for you to recognize that person when they show up in your life.

 

Once you’ve written your list, commit to it. Read it every single day and take time to visualize what your life will feel like when you have that person in your life.

 

Finally, repeat a daily affirmation to yourself, by saying something like, “The perfect person is out there, and I am attracting them into my life right now.”  These positive thoughts will keep you inspired. I want you to know that through this process, and the law of attraction, you are literally manifesting that person into your life!

 

Many people go through life thinking they’re not worthy of love, or that they’ll never find their true life partner or soulmate. If you’re feeling like that now, I want you to know that we’ve all been there, and I guarantee you that in this vast world of ours, there is someone who would love to spend his or her life with you. I also want to remind you that to find that special one to love you, you must first love YOURSELF. Read this blog post of mine from last year entitled A Simple 3 Step Process To Self-Acceptance which was part of my 3-part February Relationship Series that also included: 8 Equivalents of Functional Teams & Functional Families, and a podcast episode: Your Most Important Relationship – Your Relationship with Yourself.

 

For those of you already in a significant relationship, I offer up this third blog post of my Relationship Series entitled 10 Tips For Having More Meaningful Relationships which you can find [here].

 

Again, Happy Valentine’s Day for me and the Success Series Team.

Talk with Tom: Episode #72 | TwT Motivational Minute: Fear Not

 

Freeing yourself from your limiting beliefs can be difficult. The good news; as creator of the limiting belief, you can also change this belief. We all live life with worries and fears that are imaginary. The solution is to train our internal eyes to recognize our limiting thoughts. Tom gives four very effective approaches to overcoming limiting beliefs.


Every month Tom shares topic after topic to Grow Your Life and Build Your Business. If you’re not already a subscriber, join us. Talk with Tom is 100% free, and there are special benefits available only to our subscribers, so be sure you subscribe yourself on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and we look forward to seeing you right back here on the last Wednesday of every month with Talk with Tom.

Relationship Series: A Simple 3 Step Process To Self-Acceptance

 

#GrowYourLife 

Life Area: Relational

Topic: Accepting Yourself

 

A Simple 3 Step Process To Self-Acceptance

It’s February and ”relationships” is my blog theme for this month of Valentine’s Day. Let’s begin our deep dive into the Relational life area, with your most important relationship: your relationship with yourself. Specifically, accepting yourself unconditionally.

The other day in a coaching session it became apparent to me that my client hadn’t yet fully accepted herself.  Now, I admit we all on-goingly struggle with this to a certain extent, but she hadn’t even begun the process and this was standing in the way of a major breakthrough for her so I walked her through the following simple 3 step process:

Step 1:               Your attitude toward yourself is determined largely by the attitudes that YOU “think” other people have toward you. When you believe that other people think highly of you, your level of self-acceptance goes up and vice versa.

Step 2:               For you to truly understand yourself, or to stop being troubled by things that may have happened in your past, you have to be able to get those things off your chest. When you can disclose what you’re truly thinking and feeling to someone else, you can become aware of those thoughts and emotions yourself. If the other person simply listens to you without commenting or criticizing, you have the opportunity to become more aware of the person you are and why you do the things you do. You begin to develop perspective, or what some call “detachment.”


When you can stand back and look at yourself honestly, and candidly admit to others that you’re not perfect, then you can start to enjoy a heightened sense of self-acceptance.


Step 3:               After doing those things, you arrive at self-acceptance. You accept yourself for who you are: the good and the bad, your strengths and your weaknesses. When you can stand back and look at yourself honestly, and candidly admit to others that you’re not perfect, then you can start to enjoy a heightened sense of self-acceptance.

YOUR ACTION STEP

A valuable exercise for developing higher levels of self-acceptance is to take an inventory of your unique talents and abilities and your past successes in both your personal and professional life. Think about how those things will serve you in the future and the possibilities that may come from them and soon you will determine that you WILL be who you want to be, have what you want to have, and do what you want to do. You can then set goals and move toward them.

Remember, there are no obstacles to what you can accomplish except the obstacles that you create in your own mind…so keep your monkey-mind in check!

 

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