Passion Pushes You Forward - So Do What You Know and Love!Written by Maria Marsala
The process of starting a business or choosing a career is very enjoyable and stressful at same time. It's a good type of stress, but stress nonetheless. One way to keep your sanity in midst of growth is to do what you know!
Let's say that your vision is to teach business, personal development and internet classes. Narrow list down to 4 or 5 classes that can teach in your sleep! Well, don't take me literally...please!! Teach classes on subjects you've taught before or topics with which you're very familiar.
Or maybe your vision is to operate a full-service, 5-employee virtual assistant business -- premier place clients stop for all their services. Here comes potential client "X" wanting you to re-design a database for use on their web site. You take on job knowing that you don't have any knowledge about databases or web sites. My question for you is why?
50 Ways to Find SerenityWritten by Maria Marsala
50 Ways to Find Serenity (when serenity is last thing on your mind!)
· Ask yourself…"Am I being too hard on myself?" · Ask yourself…"What do I have in my life that I can enjoy at this moment?" · Ask yourself …"How important is it?" · Ask yourself…"What is my gut telling me?" · Ask yourself…"Are my goals or expectations realistic?" · Ask yourself…"Am I considering all my options?" · Ask yourself…"What is it about this situation that I can do something about?" · Ask yourself…"Who in my family or support circle can help me now?" · Ask yourself…"What is it about this situation that I can manage?" · Ask yourself…"What can I change about my attitude?" · Ask yourself…"Do I really want to be doing this?" · Ask yourself…"What needs to be done first?" · Ask supportive family members for support. · Trust that you know what's best for you. · How's your integrity? Are your thoughts, feelings and actions matching? If not, what can you do about it? · Forgive yourself...being angry hurts your soul. · Buy yourself...some flowers or send yourself a card! · Forgive someone...being angry uses lots of energy. · Happiness is...enjoying what you have. · Change negative self-talk into positive affirmations...I am ____________. · Tell someone who cares about you what is bothering you. · Call a friend…to talk or go out for ________________. · Call someone...to let them know that you are thinking about them. · Call someone...Go out to lunch, for coffee or for a walk. · Breath...take 3 deep breaths. Hold it to count of 3.