To slow down is to be intentional. To enjoy the scenery instead of beeing a part of it. This is why #SlowLiving has become the foundation of my life🌱🧘🏼♀️🌅 And it can be yours, too, if you'd like.
I'm currently writing a blog post about the buzz word 'slow living' and how my life has changed (significantly) after living by it - even when traveling🍀
If you'd like to read it, there's a link in bio.
Be fucking fearless.
Have a vision.
Keep your focus.
Get shit done.
Your Monday reminder to 'DO THE DAMN THING!"✌💣💥
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Chimamanda has a certain cadence in her prose and speech that I really like. But most of all, I admire that she is fiercely unapologetic for being herself. 🖤
Because too often, women feel the need to apologize, or justify, or explain themselves - for almost everything. Let’s hold our apologies in reserve for only when they're truly needed. 🖤
Have painted her many a time but glad I get to do it again for #inktoberfeminist Day 22 🖤
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian author and thinker. She wrote many wonderful essays and novels, Americanah being my favorite. Related to the #inktober prompt, We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele are packed with her wit and forthrightness. The latter is a gem of a response to her friend’s question on how to bring up her daughter as a feminist.
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“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous”. Spoken by Coco Chanel, these famous words mean a lot to girls and women today. There is always someone in society trying to tell us how we “must” dress, “must” act, “must” live our life. But at the end of the day, we have those choices to make for ourselves. We should never let society make those choices for us. Classy and fabulous have distinct definitions; however, they can mean different things to different people. It’s all about what “YOU” want to do with your life because all girls/women are both classy and fabulous in their own way❤️
Meet Romina Brown!
Romina is the CEO and President of Strategic Solutions International. She is a highly respected strategic consultant with more than 20 years of sales, marketing, category management, general business management and international luxury goods experience.
What Virtuous Characteristic Best Describes You and Why? "Integrity. I am most proud to embody the virtue of integrity in my personal AND professional relationships. We can achieve more and have a greater impact when we work together in honest and transparent partnerships. You may not get everything right or know all of the answers but it's important for people to KNOW they can trust you even when no one else is looking. Make up your mind to always do the right thing." Romina is an incredible entrepreneur and we can't wait to celebrate her! We are so excited to be honoring Romina on Friday, November 9, 2018 at our Annual Leading with Virtue Cocktail Reception. Join us! 2018LeadingwithVirtue.eventbrite.com
Ladies of Virtue prepares girls of color, ages 9 to 18, to become confident and purpose-driven leaders.
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When I taught school, and when my kids were younger I’d read “ Leo the Late Bloomer” 📚 I loved the message so beautifully told - we all develop and grow to our own time. 🌻 So, when I saw this message it resonated so deeply. Yes, we all grow at different rates. It’s not a competition, it’s LIFE.
When focusing on profit many businesses tend to focus on increasing the volume of their sales. They typically do this by marketing and selling to more customers, up selling new services to their existing clients or by increasing repeat purchases from their existing client base. What is often forgotten when it comes to increasing profit is focusing on price, read more on my blog (link in my bio) to discover why pricing is your secret weapon to increasing your profits.
People let me tell ya bout my beeeeeest frrrrrriends. @katesnurb
I have the best friends and family members who let me paint portraits of them. And I am forever grateful. -------------
16x20in. oil on panel, 2018
Happy Birthday, Mom! What a beautiful soul you are. You have taught me to be kind always and to hold on tight during the hard times in life. Your heart is full of love for everyone that you meet and what an honor it is to call you mom. The creation of life is beautiful and a wonderfully told love story that keeps going on. It starts with 2 people and just continues. Always celebrate your birthday, your legacy, your family, if you really think about it, life is our masterpiece in the making. My mom is a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandma. My mom is a beautiful woman. #inspiringwomen
Hey, head on over & follow my work page @beatricemoritzphoto, where I'm featuring portraits of current candidates who need your support! This lady right here is Haley Stevens, running to represent Michigan's 11th. We first met in 2015 when she was a volunteer on the Presidential campaign trail. She has an incredible resume: Haley served as chief of staff on the Auto Rescue, which helped return the auto industry to financial stability and saved over 200,000 Michigan jobs. Most recently, she led a national workforce development program and created the country’s first online training program for digital manufacturing. Earlier in her career, Haley played a key role in setting up two federal offices critical in creating new Michigan jobs: The Office of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers, and the White House Office for Manufacturing Policy. Get involved, let's help her win this seat! #VOTE#inspiringwomen#electwomen#haleystevensforcongress#michigan#democrats#midterms#yourvotematters#electionsmatter#voteblue#politicalportraits#beatricemoritzphotography#beatricemoritzphoto
I’m tired, I’m sore and I could have skipped today with no problem to get that extra 40 min of sleep 😴💤
BUT....I didn’t because I I have this group of girls all pressing play. So I kinda have to myself😉 .
AND.....yesterday lit something underneath me and I would only be selling myself short if I didn’t do it‼️
Took the extra time to stretch this morning and reflect and honestly yes I’m still tired I FEEL GOOD❤️
Yesterday made me realize that this community is what keeps me going strong everyday❤️. It’s amazing and it’s exactly what I was missing❤️
🔥 Not now. Not ever.
i like that it’s blue so no one has to look twice Owner By: textpostfeminist
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I honour the place in you where the entire universe resides.
I honour the place in you of love, of truth, of peace. I honour the place in you where, if you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are One.
This time last year I posted a little note on meetup.com with a message saying....”My name is Kyla I have a consulting and coach service based business and a mum of two. If you are a mum in business also I would love to meet up and have coffee and a chat. If you would like to join me meet me here at X place,X day at X time.
I had no idea what to expect or whether anyone would show. To be honest I am not sure I would show for some random woman who posted a note on a website either😂. As I sat there 10 minutes into the meet up time I messaged my husband and said I don’t think anyone is coming. I had around ten people sign up but if you have been in business a while and have held training and events you know not to take numbers for reality. He messaged me back and said “just wait, even if one person turns up to spend an hour with you you have achieved your goal”. He was right (damn it!) The goal was to connect with someone, anyone who was wanting to feel a little less lonely within their business. Working solo is lonely and hard and I was craving connection.
Long story short, 5 minutes after that the first person showed up and then another and so on. I had 4 people attend that meet up and it felt amazing. Amazing that others needed to feel connection also, to feel supported.
Fast forward a year from that date and these events now have an special place in my heart. There are women doing amazing things, mothers, non mothers doesn’t matter we all come together. I have had wonderful guest speakers, one of whom will speak tomorrow for a second time, @baxysalescoach .
I didn’t have a plan, I stil don’t for these events (yes I know bad business planning) but I love going with the flow. I just approach guest speakers who align with my vision of supporting women. I show up, connect and really appreciate the time not only from speakers but these women who gift themselves two hours to up-level themselves and their business.
If you are coming tomorrow Emilia (@mnfldesign) and I can’t wait to see you.
Wishing you a wonderful evening. .
“One Red Lipstick Means to me, Fearless.” 💙Our interview with @chemarville ✨ // See her in the full Documentary at www.oneredlipstick.com
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Happy Monday! ⠀
When I was younger raising my now 17 year old I had no idea the importance a workout could be. I simply liked teaching group fitness classes and doing a bit of training on the side. ⠀
The older I get, man o man, do I see the importance of staying fit, eating right and getting proper sleep! ⠀
Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks 🤪 but seriously tho have you noticed the quicker you don’t use it the quicker you lose it??? 😱😫⠀
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These women 💕
Joy (far left) was my first riding instructor at Mount Holyoke College. She emphasized fitness in the saddle and preparation and accuracy during a course or test. I could ride without irons for an entire lesson with no problem when I was under Joy’s tutelage. CJ (right of me), coach of the equestrian team, and absolute legend, pushed for perfection while being kind and inclusive to everyone on the team. Alicyn (left of me) became one of my best buds thanks to my horse Ron. I noticed how fearless and strong she was and how helpful and patient she was with other horses that I asked her if she could help me out by riding Ron sometimes. Well she did that, and went above and beyond- improving Ron’s skills. All these years later, these ladies are still all amazing horsewomen and continue their craft in their various ways! #horsewomen#almamater#mountholyoke#equestrian#hunterjumper#rideihsa#inspiringwomen#thesimpleequine@mhceq@mhcdressage@mhcalums
God saved me from what could have been, a terrible armed robbery attack, while on my way to work some weeks ago.
The robber had a gun, smashed my car window, but thank God for the blood of Jesus (which I kept screaming), he couldn’t harm me.
This horrific experience gave me a fresh revelation of the blood of Jesus and the assurance of God’s abiding presence with us.
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Good moooooorning!! Have I got news for you! 📣The ab-rocking, cake-loving, home work out crushing, forever inspiring, and always gorgeous @nikkigundy will be joining me LIVE this Friday for the next #100strongLIVE 😍😍😍 She really needs no introduction, but you should know that Nikki is one of the first women I ever followed on Instagram and has never faltered as one of my greatest inspirations - in fitness, in motherhood, and just in being a down to earth, authentic, LOVELY human who I would really just love to have chat with over a cup of tea! And so that’s EXACTLY what I plan to do this Friday... and YOU ARE ALL INVITED 💛
Join us Friday, October 26th at 12:30pm ET (5:30pm GMT) for an Instagram live session where NO TOPIC IS OFF LIMITS. Nikki is happy to talk about it all - from boob jobs, to divorce, fitness and diet, she’s really open about sharing it all with us ❤️ You know the drill: leave a question in the comments below 👇 or feel free to DM me separately if you’d prefer ☺️ WHO’S EXCITED?!? #100strong#100strongsquad#strongwomen#strongwomenlifteachotherup#womenempoweringwomen#inspiringwomen#mondaymotivation#queenteam#bbgcommunity#fitfam
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We are happy to introduce you to Michelle Zuber♀️ from @michellezuberwriter our new Meet the Author showcase this week. Here's what we discovered about this budding writer♀️. We look forward to the day we can read Zuber's book.💖
Control the controllable.....❤️
So much going on in life right now that is causing me major stress and anxiety! 🤪
But, there are FOUR things I do every. single. day. These things are my constant. They are the things I can control and I can make happen to make my day better. .
👍🏽 I push play at 6 am every day with my workout club. Because I need to get those endorphins in and to start my day moving. .
👍🏽 I drink my shake that taste like a treat but is basically a salad. Because it’s important to fuel my body with the right things. .
👍🏽 I read personal development. Because, it’s important to fill your mind with the good stuff. .
👍🏽 I surround myself and lean into my tribe. Because they are my anchor. .
So, no matter what’s going on... I control these things! And right now, I’m about to kick butt on this workout!!! .
Happy Monday y’all! ❤️💪🏽 Make it an amazing one!!! Are you controlling life or are you letting it control you?!?
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If you are going to rise you might as well shine.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Okay Monday, Let's Do This!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This is your Monday morning reminder that you are amazing and you can handle anything.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Others can inspire you ... but the thing that really empowers you.. lies within and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given 🙏🏼 Sometimes we can be so busy obsessing about what we “don’t have“ Instead of seeing the gifts we do have. 💯 Search a little deeper
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No matter how much you think you can get out of a cramp situation yourself like this kid here @rizkybaiki one call to Mom and she’s there to get him out that with no hesitation wow!🙌🏼.. that’s inspiring too us and I hope to you all folks.. Hey everyone who has a mom that’s always down for them drop a hug 🤗 emoji in the comments for her 😍 .
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Big sister hurt her eye and was upset and crying so to help her feel better, little sister held her hand and had genuine concern for her 💕
It was the sweetest thing to see Finlee try to comfort Leila when she was in some discomfort yesterday. .
I applied these oils around her eye to help with the discomfort, bruising, and the console on the back of her neck to help comfort her. .
Finlee didn’t leave her side or let go of her hand until she felt better 💕
Times like this help remind us we are doing something right as a parents 💓 and thank goodness for these @doterra rollers!
Surround yourself with what you want your life to mirror. Today I choose to surrounded myself with LOVE. #Loveis allowing yourself to receive it from those who are willing to give it. #tatianainise 📸- @majidah ——————————————————
👠- @fiasfabfinds I’m loving my @zara boots.