As I sit in my apartment overlooking a 75-degree and sunny Miami, I have a lot of plans and goals running through my head for this year. Open a West Coast office for my company (February). Attend a Tony Robbins Seminar (March). Help plan my MBA reunion (May). Cultivate a long distance relationship (ongoing). Maybe take a personal trip (whenever I can). It’s daunting the number of things I’d like to do…and earlier today, for a period of time, I felt that unwelcome feeling of stress start to creep in. (Which is not cool and in no way ok.)
Thankfully, the universe came in with a little help through a book I’m reading, Spiritual Revelation by Rev Michael Beckwith, and pep talk by an old friend. Sometimes, when you’re not at your best, looking outside can be a great move.
Here are 5 simple gems that helped me today when I needed it: