Florie Varga at Inspired Woman

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Focus in Work and Business As An Expression of Self-Care

Running a solopreneur service-based business is always tricky in the summer months.

There is a general slowing of business pace, further impacted by well deserved holidays and if not carefully safeguarded this lag could impact your momentum, focus and service provision. 

If you’re feeling stressed about what needs to be done, what is not getting done, and a general sense of summer mayhem  – your physical and emotional energy will be further drained.

It is in these times that I double-down on the DIG principle in laying out my work priorities and schedule.

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Don't Wait Until You Have To Put Your Mask On - Fill Your Tank Every Day

By the time my butt hit my office chair this morning… honestly… I was looking up for the oxygen mask to come falling from the ceiling.

 It’s pretty common to use the phrase ‘put your own mask on first’ as a way of celebrating or promoting paying attention to your self-care. But think about it...  ‘put your own mask on first’… is an emergency response strategy to a pending disaster.  

Why do we women, predominantly, wait until we are free falling full speed toward the earth before we think to care for ourselves?

This blog is as much for you as it is for me, as I clearly need a bit of self-coaching on practicing my own self-care.

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Are You Truly An Optimist?

So what are you, an optimist or a pessimist?

Each of us lean toward one of these two mindsets, which is a partial result of inheritance and is partly influenced by life circumstance. We also ebb and flow from one end of the mindset continuum to the other. The good news is that with practice we can become more optimistic.

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