How To Grow Through Whatever Happens

When you have a growth mindset, do you know what’s next? You’re able to face whatever challenges happen and grow from them. You do it on any given day by choosing to continue to grow. Whatever challenge arises? Your growth mindset gets you focused on what matters to you. Dare to ask yourself some easy questions.   Simple things…

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Your search for meaning

How do you find meaning and purpose in life? Notice your response to life today. Reflect on the moments when your day flows. Quietly observe when it’s not so much flow. Allow gentle awareness to well up that lets you know what you care about today… and what no longer seems to matter quite so…

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When it really matters to you…

When you set out to do something that matters to you, your feelings give you an urge or ability to follow through, don’t they? That means there are times you can inspire yourself to self-improvement. What does that mean for you? It means that your inspiration comes from within. Meaning is something you create. That’s…

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Go for joy as a strategy for living

I think sometimes we need to lighten up.   Even when things are really hard around us and within us.   It’s important to be consistent and persistent.   Yet innovation is required too! And I’ve found that innovation comes more from a strategy of living as an example.   Because I’ve discovered those universally…

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Daring to do what matters

What matters to you? Knowing that gets everything started for me. I keep reorienting and moving in the right direction for me.   By keeping it simple! It’s worked in the past. Now I’ve had to simplify even more. Yet moving in the right direction happens when I begin. When I begin, I tend to…

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Deeper growth

How would it feel to build inner strength and resilience in a way that got you to deeper personal growth? Because that’s what I’m doing. Personally: growing me in deeper and deeper ways. In business as I share. Inner strength and resilience are what I’m building within from my own personal growth work. As I…

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Purposeful Laughter Helps Me Grow

Taking care of myself as I heal is a big job. I want to grow! Keeping tough stuff light aids me in personal growth. Seeking purposeful laughter helps me grow.   Because small things I can do, well, they’re still difficult. Because what I now can do more readily, sigh, I’m still pretty bad at…

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Life Interrupts, doesn’t it?

When I know why I’m doing something, I’m more able to move forward on my goals. Even when life interrupts me! My purpose keeps me on track.   Oh, I get derailed. Then I adapt. For example, health challenges mean I can only do a little bit right now. If I do a secondary thing…

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Encouraging YOU in starting

Gaining one new skill is daunting. Starting business online? 100++ new skills! Tackling unknowns. What’s most important in business? Encouraging you!   In starting, I’ve found that keeping myself encouraged is a big part of it. By encouraging myself, I keep going. Like a baby learning to walk, of course I’m going to fall! What…

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Cynthia Ann Leighton: Biggest Frustration Starting Online Business

I’ve noticed a common refrain that the biggest frustration starting online business is confidence. Conquering fear. It’s a lesson I’ve learned and relearned. That… I feel grateful for.   Confidence comes for me also in noticing what it is that I am doing. Noticing things that are going well; and noticing the things that are…

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