For many Americans, this weekend after Thanksgiving is the kickoff to Christmas, with the roll out of holiday decorations and the putting up of the tree.
I know a few folks started earlier this year because we can all agree it’s been a rather unusual year where nothing is normal, but I decided to stick to my normal plan, with one exception...
I’m on my own!!!
My husband, who usually does the heavy lifting and dragging of the artificial tree parts and tubs of decorations from the garage, is out of commission recovering from hernia surgery - likely a result of Christmases past!
So today I feel amazingly accomplished because I did a man’s job!!! And it was not easy!
I’m ecstatic that I didn’t get injured and I think I burned quite a few calories in the process. What a workout!!!
I’ve decided to reward myself with some spiked eggnog while I admire the completion of Phase 1 of my project!
Phase 2, which is my usual annual job of ornament placement...
It’s amazing how often I used to say this word... Little did I know how much it affected my life!
Now I’m aware of this word and I’m able to catch it when I say it and replace it with a better word. It’s pretty unbelievable how magical this simple switch in my vocabulary has shifted things for me.
Listen in to hear the words!
Just imagine how better the world would be if us humans collectively switched up these words and came from a state of abundance instead of lack... Try it and if you found this tip useful, pass it along.
Moji loves Fall as much as I do!!! And he is ready for his mama to get off her computer and come play with him in the !!!
He’s been a patient boy as I’ve been burning the midnight oil (or actually the 2am oil!)...
But he sleeps near me patiently until I’m done for the “day.”
Today is the LAST opportunity of 2020 to enroll in my life-shifting program... And after today I switch from workshop-serving mode to program-coaching mode.
This is where I get to shift to working with the 1% who are choosing to go ALL IN on finding and living their true purpose.
This is MY purpose. This is where MY LIGHT shines brightest.
I am one of the lucky ones that discovered hers, late in life but not too late to do anything about it.
And now it’s my mission to help others do the same, and in doing, make the world a better place.
And Moji is my right hand fur man!!! It doesn’t get any better than this!!!
I get to live my purpose, help others live theirs, with my favorite...
I used to never have a plan for my life...
And what’s so crazy is that my day job was planning! I was a professional project manager and really, really good at that so I planned many huge technology projects, some that involved 3rd parties in other countries!
So why didn’t I think MY life was as important as a work project?!?! Why did I think other people’s priorities were more important than having a life I wanted?
Because I had no clue there was an alternative. And any alternative would take time I don’t have...
I wasted so much time thinking thoughts that kept me stuck.
Then one day I realized I’m more scared to waste more time not knowing what I’m here for than figuring it out!
It’s time to make time and make my #1 priority figuring it out.
And the result of that is a system I created that works for me!!! I call it The S.P.A.R.K. System and I use it every day.
This system is how I found my purpose. And now, every day is now planned around that...
Our sweet boy! Guess he likes the cool leather under his belly...
He’s spending less time confined in his “play yard” as he matures and becomes less destructive.
It is a joy watching him grow and learn. He has brought such a light to our lives and is a great distraction in this time of pandemic, riots and political unrest.
I believe the Universe nudged me with the desire to get a puppy back in early February because it knew things would be tough and I’m so glad I listened.
What is the Universe nudging you towards right now and are you listening?
Some may assume I created my own business because corporate life wasn’t lighting me up.
Although that is one big reason, I really left because the life I have now allows me to take time to do more of the other things I love, like sit outside on my porch and meditate while enjoying the sounds of my fountain.
There are a million reasons why I love my "job," but what really lights me up is helping other people find their version of "porch time." :)
What lights you up?
Remember back when you were a child and you had no worries, no complaints, and no thoughts of your limitations? When life was simply about noticing the beauty and abundance around you...
You CAN return to that...
It's all about choice and learning to train your brain to do that.
If you can learn this, you will see the amazing abundance all around you, just like my grandson felt yesterday in the field of sunflowers.
I'm so happy that I now have the ability to tap into that inner child that I had lost.
I see things all around me that I completely missed before I learned the brain training tools I now use every day.
You are never too old to learn new things and uncover the beauty in your life that has been there all along...
Don’t ever think you’re too old to step into a new career doing the work you are meant to do!!!
I remember my old cubicle life... desiring something different but not knowing where to begin. I didn’t want to go back to college and start from scratch, but I knew I wasn’t where I was supposed to be.
So I just started putting one foot in front of the other, taking action on what felt right.
And last August THIS was something that felt right. I knew it as soon as I heard about it. And I was able to get in on the ground floor of this new certification program.
So I jumped in with both feet!!! And what a ride it’s been!
I just graduated, after spending a semester learning the science and then a semester of practicum work, and I am now getting to do the work I know I’ve been put here to do.
It may have taken me 61 years to get here but better late than never, right?!?
I am officially a trained and certified Master NeuroCoach!!!! Hot damn!
Thank you to all...
Eleven years today I became Mrs. Wright... The time has flown! But it's been an amazing ride, and I'm so glad I get to do the rest with him!!!
He makes my every day more fun, and I feel more loved than ever.
I met him at 18 but didn't walk down the aisle with him until I was 50. I always knew he was Mr. (W)Right, but the universe had to make us wait until the time was right.
I love this picture of us on our wedding day with my 2 daughters, who were our bridesmaids, looking on... It was a special day as it was my husband's first marriage and his friends thought the day would never happen.
Amazing things can happen late in life, if you just listen and follow your gut, no matter how high that mountain may seem. It IS possible. The dream I had at the young age of 18, finally came true.
Happy Anniversary to us and Happy (almost) Birthday to America!
Have you ever had a great idea that you never implemented?
Well, I’ve had quite a few, but this one was one I finally pushed to the TOP of my priority list and made happen and I’m so FRIGGIN’ excited about it!
When it came in the mail two days ago, I actually jumped up & down and screeched! LOL!
I sat on this project for awhile, since last November! But it’s DONE and now it’s here - right before a new quarter! How perfect was that?!?! #thankyouuniverse
If you’re wondering what IT is, it’s my unique system that I created and use every single day.
I used it to first imagine and then create my passion-filled and purpose-driven online business and soon I’ll be giving one to each of my new students when they join The Second Half S.P.A.R.K. School when I open the doors to enrollment in a couple of weeks.
There are a lot of passions about to be uncovered & realized in the next 90 days and I can’t wait to lead my new...