mindset

Harness Your Obstacles and Accomplish Your Q4 Goals in 4 Steps!

Harness Your Obstacles and Accomplish Your Q4 Goals in 4 Steps!

It’s nearly October, which means we are entering the LAST quarter of the year. By now, you are probably either freaking out and scrambling to brainstorm ideas of services / products / insert whatever to sell OR you are super prepared and on track with your content marketing and all that jazz.

I have a feeling you are in the former category. Like myself.

The world doesn’t often take into account our obstacles and unique challenges - whatever we have going on behind the scenes mentally, emotionally, physically - and it is certainly time we do that by figuring out how to make our goals work for us that works around our challenges and makes room for us to take breathers, take care of ourselves and/or others, and still grow.

Read on for steps to harness your obstacles so that you can achieve your goals by end of the year!

Top 5 Things I Learned at my Mastermind Retreat

Top 5 Things I Learned at my Mastermind Retreat

Earlier this month, I spent three amazing days with my mastermind sisters and coach in Upstate, NY. It was an experience that I am grateful to have been on - and not for reasons you think. We all hear about how mastermind retreats are life-changing, and they are. But for me, the highlight was how it truly set me free in more ways than one.

Here are the 5 things I learned in the company of inspiring women who are doing amazing things!

4 Ways to Deal with Your Inner Critic {and how you can let it fuel you instead!}

4 Ways to Deal with Your Inner Critic {and how you can let it fuel you instead!}

We are abundantly self-critical in a negative, loud, and persistent way. That type of dialogue is unrelenting, and if we don’t know what to do to quiet it down, it can and will affect how we show up for our businesses, our clients, and potential opportunities for growth and success.

Here are 4 ways that will help strengthen the self-loving dialogue and create an abundance of that you can quickly use in times of bubbling self-criticism so you can thrive in life and business.

Why We Struggle to Step Outside of Our Comfort Zone

Why We Struggle to Step Outside of Our Comfort Zone

For most of my life, traveling alone seemed lonely, filled with unseen dangers and unpredictable outcomes. It also would have been stressful for my family, who is prone to excessive worry and quick to share fear-filled rhetoric - just like many old-fashioned Italian parents typically are. Growing up, it just seemed safer all around - for all of our sanity - to wait until marriage to travel anywhere. Anytime I’d dream of taking road trips or going on month-long backpacking trips, or even think about doing a semester abroad, I’d be overcome by fear. It became much more comfortable to stay where I was.