Nurturing Yourself By Gaining New Skills

I’ve been working on learning a new skill! Today I feel like I got it. Here’s how… I took a big leap forward by allowing myself to focus tightly on that critical skill I want and need. I did it by letting other stuff be on the back burner so to speak, on hold pending the…

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Getting Started By Preparing Myself to be Ready to Start

Preparing me helps me start. Oh, I make mistakes. Here’s the thing: I start! I aim to be kind and compassionate to me in preparing myself to be ready to start. I pick the little things that fit me for today. I allow myself to take good care of me. That helps me with making…

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How to reignite your passion to choose to create your best future possible

I’m building the life I want. If I lived my life over again, I’d like to be doing what I’m doing now, sooner. Health challenges put me at restart. It’s an opportunity to keep what matters to me, grow that, and build in what I really want as I slowly heal. For example, long ago I…

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Nurturing Yourself Works Long Term

Are you a bit of a self growth junkie? If so, congrats! You’ve found, as I have, that nurturing yourself works long term. When adversity hits, personal growth lifts you up. When prosperity cycles in, you’re ready to keep on growing. Human life includes phases where there’s more growth possible. Growth spurts exactly like earth’s…

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Positivity! Secret Weapon Starting Business Online

I got a compliment today: “You’ve got a positive attitude. I really need that.” Indeed, I’ve found that positivity is a secret weapon starting business online, growing myself, getting through daily bumps.   Yes, I do lift myself up. Repeatedly. Like eating, sleeping, and moving, lifting myself up is a daily thing I do.  …

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What To Do To Get What You Want

Nurturing yourself is about the basics. But it’s also about your deepest desires. Taking care of you includes asking good questions. Such as: What do you want? Recognizing what you want gives you the steps of what to do for it. For me, I want to help people by having an online business. So, yes,…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Practicing!

I help out with the 6th to 12th graders in my community – our Youth Ministry that takes place every week – I find that satisfying. It’s great being with the young people with their energy and all the different moods that they go through. And how easy it is to have a short conversation…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Encouraging You!

Hello, Cynthia Ann Leighton here. I give the example of babies sometimes. Because that’s a time when there’s lots of people encouraging! When a baby’s learning to stand up, even to sit up, it’s a celebration for the people around. When baby learns to take a step, and falls down? There’s encouragement given from all…

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Deliberate Practice Matters In Building Your Business (And Your Life!)

Nurturing yourself includes building your skills! Skill building requires deliberate practice. One of my subscribers who is building a business asked me about investing his time and money in moving his business forward a little bit. Here’s part of that conversation: Why invest if the results will be marginal? In a word: practice. You find…

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Make This Next Year A Better One

I’m here to help you make this next year a better one. That’s right, Cynthia Ann Leighton here with a plan for you. It’s inside you! It’s about nurturing and self-care. About you! Because when you fail to plan, you plan to fail – and that’s how a lot of people go through their lives.…

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