Motivation Monday:  $29 Brouhaha

Motivation Monday: $29 Brouhaha

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here $29 Brouhaha This past week, actor/activist Gwyneth Paltrow got some serious heat when Rock Star chef Mario Batali challenged her to food shop using only $29 in a bid to raise awareness and money for the Food Bank For NYC.  The city of NY is in a food crisis.  Rather than focusing on someone's financial status and rip them for that, the real question is, what is NY going to do... and more importantly raise awareness around it.  Which is exactly what has been happening.  Even though there has been a lot of bashing, Gwyneth did take the challenge and it has raised awareness.  You can read her account of it here. At an earlier point in my life when I decided to move from RI to CA  I was on a stricter budget all the way around.  I chose to eat healthily and ate the same thing every day.  Now that I think of...
Read More
Motivation Monday:  VISION

Motivation Monday: VISION

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here Rock Your Life 365:  Give An Encore Performance Every Day Motivation Monday: VISION     Oprah says, 'Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.' What vision do you hold for yourself? Have you ever noticed that just when things seem to be going right something comes up that has you muttering "I knew this was too good to be true." Why is that? Why are the things you desire the most the things that come in flashes. Do you want more? When is the last time you put your vision right in front of you? Running your own commercial - taking you where you want to go in life. Words that engage you and amp you up - that really turn you on. Music that makes your heart sing and soar. Imaging that expands your vision and really puts you in the picture, making you limitless. So real that you can feel...
Read More
Motivation Monday:  Different Not Less

Motivation Monday: Different Not Less

Become a subscriber to Motivation Monday, click here Motivation Monday: Different, Not Less - Find Your Spectrum As someone who is in their own business, I'll bet you can relate, can't you?!  How many times have people you know been un-supportive of your entrepreneurial endeavors. It may even be how you felt growing up.... knowing that you felt something a little different than the norm. Who nourished your talent? Temple Grandin credits her mother for being a strong advocate for her. As a matter of fact, Temple states she was 'crucial to her success.' Had her mother listened to 'the experts,' she would have been institutionalized as someone who was labeled mentally retarded. Turns out she wasn't, and has gone on to earn the title of Dr. Temple Grandin and teaches at Colorado State University. An acclaimed writer and speaker, she is an expert in ASD and Animal Behavior. Was there a time in your life that you were 'labeled'? What did you do to...
Read More