Tag: take charge

Are you a Resilient Person or an Energy Drainer?

How do you respond to adversity? Are you a Resilient person or an Energy Drainer? Resilient People: Are capable of bouncing back, in the face of adversity. When life is not going as planned, they make adjustments and keep moving forward. Quitting, is not an option. Resiliency, is a skill. It requires hours, days, months,

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Your Mind is a Battlefield

Have you ever wondered what causes your stress? What about your emotions? Where do they come from? Your mind is a battlefield and the following things are the enemy: Your ego Lack of empathy Complacency Toxic relationships Your ego: Your ego (h-ego or sh-ego) is the voice that tells you, “You’re the best at what

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Dear Younger Version of Me…

Dear Younger Version of Me, I want to begin by thanking you for contributing to all of my experiences that have led me to this point in my life. Most importantly, I forgive you. Ten years ago, I wouldn’t have said that. In fact, I would have cursed you. Why? Because I didn’t understand, nor

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What if?

How long will it take for you to realize your potential? Today? Tomorrow? Next week? Next month? Next year? When will you finally act on those dreams of yours? What if you would have applied for that job? What if you said “yes,” to that date? What if you got back up when things got

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Invest in Yourself

Are you serious about getting to the next chapter in your life? If so, what steps are you taking to ensure it happens? Here’s a tip: If you’re truly serious about your future, you need to start investing in the following things: education motivation determination a vision desire goals objectives your health benchmarks a target

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Take Control of Your Morning

Happy Monday! I can’t even lie, I absolutely love Monday’s! (reference: Happy Monday) This is the first (work) day for you to execute your morning rituals. Do you know that how you start your day will help determine your level of success? Be honest with yourself and answer this question: When you wake up in

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Setting Yourself up to Win | Make a Schedule

Part of being an effective leader is understanding how to lead yourself, too. It starts with managing your daily, weekly, and monthly schedule. It is called: setting yourself up to win. I use the Self Journal to validate my goals, daily and weekly. (13 weeks per Journal) If you don’t establish an agenda, objectives, and

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Embrace Love

I thought that going to school for Criminal Justice would help me have a better understanding of why things happen the way that they do. On the administrative side, sure, I get it. But the side that deals with emotions, specifically hate, I will never understand it because it is the opposite of what I

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Toxic People – Take away their power

Have you ever had some great news that you wanted to share with your friend but found yourself being apprehensive? Should I share this news? Why do you think that happens? It is because you have a toxic relationship. Toxic relationships are relationships where two people do not share the same values and because of

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