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Healthy Habits for Emotionally Happy Entrepreneurs with Abby Howard

As an entrepreneur, you have to get comfortable living in your own mental space because, well, you spend an awful lot of time there. Negative self-talk, limiting beliefs, and destructive emotional patterns are quarrels that many business owners face daily. Together, social workers turned coaches, Reina Pomeroy and Abby Howard, are helping entrepreneurs establish skills for becoming emotionally healthy… That way our businesses can be healthy and flourish, too (details below on their upcoming webinar that you will not want to miss)! Both of these Gems were sweet enough to chat with me on their journeys, why it’s so important to pay attention to your head space, and how they’ve cultivated their own mental strength. While I had initially planned to pick and pull from each of their interviews to do a combined piece, I just didn’t have it in me to cut any of the personal stories and applicable tips they

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5 Ways to Stop Procrastination

“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky. When we have so much to do and so little time, we tend to put less desirable tasks at the bottom of the to-do list. No matter what those less desirable tasks are, they’re no fun, often take a lot of work, and we aren’t always sure how to approach them, so we don’t want to do them (or we just decide that procrastinating on Pinterest is a much better option). But, putting off these urgent, less desirable tasks doesn’t mean we don’t have to complete them anymore. They still need to get done – they’re important. So, instead the tasks are left to be done at the last minute, further adding to the stress of life. RELATED: How to Make Your To-Do List More Efficient “The last

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How to Overcome Perfectionism and Optimize Your Success

It’s really easy to get caught up in trying to be a perfectionist. After all, isn’t that what everyone wants on paper? Someone who pays so much incredible attention to every little miniscule detail and will overachieve for no particular reason. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to be a perfectionist. I would put on this front that not only were all the areas of my life filled with rainbows and butterflies, but that I also had every single butterfly aligned in perfect order, and color coordinated to its most efficient place. Here are a few things I’m currently working on to let go of perfection and optimize my success. The most important lesson here is that perfection isn’t found in the result, it’s found in the journey. If you don’t take the time to appreciate the journey and absorb all the knowledge and experience the process has to offer you, then

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How to Set Your Business Up for Financial Success

When starting a business every decision counts. You want to portray the perfect image in everything you do from how you present yourself to how you handle stressful situations. So what’s the secret to success when it comes to starting and running a business? Money. Financial success is what most business owners will probably tell you. No one wants to be in the red and when you’re starting a business it’s important to make smart decisions because, unfortunately, new businesses don’t have the luxury of (nor can they afford) second chances. The truth is the smallest oversight can cost you big time – but only if you let it. Every decision from how to set up your business on paper to which partners you decide to bring on board is directly related to your money and you need to nail it the first time – no pressure. This is our easy guide to managing your

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