When I create a resume for a client, I always start the conversation out with this question: if you could describe three standout characteristics about yourself, what would they be? Lately, I’ve been imagining what a LIFE’S resume would look like. You know, instead of parceling out the highlights of your career onto one page (with the appropriate buzzwords!), illuminating the moments and high points of your life’s most significant work (buzzwords not needed).
Today I chose to tell a truth, even when I heard a voice in my head that said, “Stop. You aren’t smart enough for this. How could you make such big claims?”
Dr. Wayne Dyer left this world yesterday. Full moon in Pisces. A supermoon, no less, for a superman. I am deeply touched by his presence, his wisdom, his thoughtfulness and gentle spirit. Gentle, but also direct..steadfast, straight forward.
This business and busy-ness stuff is all a learning curve, learned best through experience.
from Notes from the Universe. I stand by it. When it comes to the words you choose, amanda, whether in your mind or amongst friends, let them be of what you like and love. What you care about and cherish. What makes you happy. What gives you wings. What makes you dream. And very little… Continue reading Universal
The Universe is a funny ol’ loon; she’s CONSTANTLY reminding me that I MAKE MISTAKES. And the beautiful part is—the part that lets me know I’m making progress with my inner perfectionist and healing my self-esteem— is that I can’t help but laugh at her jokes.
Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
In Susie Augustin’s book, Sexy, Fit & Fab Sirens, contributing writer Janée Dana asks two important questions when it comes between you and your desired success, “What do I have to lose?” and “Why not me?” “Why not me?” is such a powerful question. Why not me, she asked, in relation to being someone she… Continue reading Unleash Your Magnitude; Inspire.
Rejection is fuel for opportunity; it’ll toughen you up, so that your faith in achievement no longer relies on the acceptance of naysayers. It relies on you, writing from a place that’s real.