YOUR SISTER’S KEEPER (Motivation for Monday)

Every Monday for the past 4 years, I have come up with contents that would motivate, inspire, empower and encourage you to be who you want to be irrespective of the circumstances you may be faced with or surrounded by or issues of life that may be giving you that limiting mindset to still go out there and do what you have to do to be who you truly want to be. I come out here and say, “YOU CAN DO IT”. I turned myself to your “Cheerleader of dreams” while working on being who I was called to be too.

However, in the past couple of weeks, I have been very worried because we have had instances of suicide yet again. Not that suicide is good for anyone but one that was truly shocking to us all was that of the owner of the fashion brand, Kate Spade. Ms Spade was said to have committed suicide at age 55. The question is, what could have caused this?

 

HANG ON, YOUR REWARD IS COMING (Motivation for Monday)

I know we all have those days when all we want to do is NOTHING, even though we have so much to do. Sometimes, this feeling goes on for a day or two. After a day or two, we still don’t feel like doing anything. Meanwhile, there is lots to do. I totally get it. I understand. This kind of feelings happen a lot of times when we have put in all we think we can BUT can’t seem to see any results, green light or breakthroughs……

 

What Price Will You Pay For PURPOSE? ( Motivation for Monday)

I attended the Excel Women conference in London about 8days ago and sitting down in that conference, I couldn’t help but think about the price I paid to attend that conference. Not necessarily the monetary aspect of things but going out of my way to actually attend the conference. We had a family holiday planned so I went to England first for the conference and then back to Ireland and then back again on the road again with the family. It was a lot to deal with but hey, I did it. #Notcomplainingjustsaying.

As I sat down there at the conference amongst about 150+ women, I couldn’t but notice how expectant, “charged” and enthusiastic the women in there were, waiting to learn, connect and “fellowship” with one another. Today, on Motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, what price will you pay for purpose?

 

 

Don’t Be Left Behind (This is NOT Rapture) | Motivation for Monday

I have been meeting weekly with 5 students (4 boys & a girl) doing leaving cert to encourage and support them on “working REALLY hard” at preparing for their forth coming leaving cert.  When I chat with these children, I use real live approaches to drive important messages home for them. When we met last Sunday, I told them that they should do everything possible so as for them not to be left behind. Today on motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “Don’t be left behind – This is Not Rapture”. It is an interesting one with real life takes on matters and changes happening…..

 

DARE TO DREAM BIG & BELIEVE (Motivation for Monday)

Any writer can relate to this: I started writing this text for an Instagram post on Sunday morning and the few lines I wrote reads thus: 

“We finished the “Use What You Have – Gifted for a Purpose Masterclass” at about 9.50pm on Saturday night and I am grateful for everyone who joined us. This opened my eyes to what it means to BELIEVE. Maybe I will create a blog to talk more on this…
We can grow on our journeys  and discover the hidden potential that we have but if we don’t BELIEVE, it is possible to settle for the less than who we have been called to be.
I went into creating and running the course with the mindset that come what may, that even if it is one person that shows up, I will run the classes.
Night after night, many joined us live. Their testimonials made me realise that all I needed to do was my bit which is to create the course and God will do his bit which is to connect me with the right people via social media.

Will you dare to BELIEVE and do what God has put in your heart? There are people out there who needs what you know. Will you dare to believe and put those things out?”

 

 

2 EASY WAYS TO STOP PROCRASTINATING

I did a one video a day challenge last year and because it was quiet successful, I decide to put out 3 videos this week. This time, I decided to do this challenge again because it is the second-third of the year (May – August) and I want to help encourage and motivate you to go out there and do what you have to do to achieve what you truly want for your life…..

So, you don’t miss a thing, you can Subscribe to my YouTube Channel.

 

3 LIFE CHANGING LESSONS I LEARNT FROM MY DOCTOR OVER A PROCEDURE (Motivation for Monday)

I have now come to realise that some things you can learn, some things you can build on and growth is possible. And also, it is possible to become who we want to be without becoming who we are not……

Disclaimer: First, this is a TMI post (too much information) but as a Writer and Encourager, I still have to share the life lessons I learnt with you to help you be who you want to be. Today, I will be sharing with you the 3 lessons I learnt from getting my third Mirena. It is NOT for women only.

 

CREATIVITY KILLS FEAR (Motivation for Monday)

Some of you may remember when I changed the look of the blog. If you like, call it re-branding of the blog. You saw how excited I was when I did because I had outgrown what “we” had before. Little did I know that re-designing the blog was one thing and maintenance of it was another. As a creative (very creative actually), I love changes, I love to try out new things and if you like I love things to look a certain way, it is this creative mind of mine that makes me want to explore new things….

Today on the blog, I want to share how your creativity can kill your fear. Now let’s do this:

 

MY VISIT TO THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, ABUJA + Some Motivation for You

 

Before I tell you anything about today’s topic, I would like to encourage you that for you to create the life you want, you can not afford to be scared or afraid. Anyone who wants to create the life they want must be bold and go for what they want irrespective of what anyone says or thinks or the not so favourable circumstance you may have around you. To create the life you want, you must be bold, confident, prayerful BUT courteous and carry yourself with grace and poise putting your best foot forward.

I didn’t share on any of my social media that I was going to “Africa” – Nigeria. However, I shared with the ladies in our private Facebook group that I was going and invited them to come and meet with me if they had the time. A few turned up and I shared that image on my personal Facebook page and to my greatest surprise, many people wanted to “meet with me”, “host me” and “take me to launch”…..

 

THE THINGS I HAVE NOW (Motivation for Monday)

I believe I can’t be the only one who aspires to be more. In case you don’t understand, here’s what I mean: so many times, I pray for some things, hope for some, wish for some BUT I also know that for me to have them, no matter how much I pray, I have to WORK for the things I want before I have them.

Jim Rohn, a faith based motivational speaker always said: “For you to have more, you have to become more”. If I may, this simply means, what price are you willing to pay for what you want? Today on motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “the things I have now”…….

 

HOW TO DEAL WITH THE ENEMY WITHIN (Motivation for Monday)

This is it: we live in a world where the strong take advantage of the weak. The rich taking advantage of the poor. The smart taking advantage of the slow or gentle. A world where a lot of haters bully us to be quiet and conform to their game. Having said all those, this world is beautiful with a lot of great minds, people, talents, friends, lovers and more.  Today, I want to encourage you on HOW to deal with the enemy within and also how to beat haters at their game.

 

THIS IS WHY YOU MUSTN’T LOOSE FOCUS (Motivation for Monday)

A wise one once coined an acronym for the word FOCUS as “Follow One Course Until Successful”. As simple as that acronym seem or sound, a lot of us tend to dabble into too many things at the same time. While there is nothing wrong with that, a lot of times when we do that, we tend to not give in our best while doing everything together and so we are average or do a mediocre job in all of the things we combine together. To be able to get ahead and achieve a lot, it is best to FOCUS. Today on Motivation for Monday, I am writing to encourage you to FOCUS and how to do so….

 

CHALLENGES MEAN GROWTH (Motivation for Monday)

In a recent research done by Forbes, a lot of people came out to say, the word “problem” scares them. I believe that was so because the word itself is described with synonyms like complications, trouble, difficult situations etc. That sounds scary right? However, in the same research, many say the word Challenge seem like one that could embrace because you can describe the word challenge with synonyms like summon, dare, etc.

Today, my first encouragement to you would be to see every difficult situation you may be going through as a challenge and not a problem. Personally, I see a challenge as an opportunity to dare to do something new and an opportunity to grow.

And guess what, many big organisations has now adopted the word challenge instead of problems.  Today on Motivation for Monday, I bring you, Challenge Means Growth….

 

WHO IS A COACH & DO YOU NEED ONE? (Motivation for Monday)

Having “failed” before because I didn’t know what to do on my own and I didn’t seek help from those who know, I encourage everyone never to suffer in silence. If you don’t know what to do after trying all you can, ASK for help. This is the way forward. It is okay not to know what to do but not asking for help shouldn’t be an option be it in business, relationship, career, education, training or with life issues in general.

Following different requests I have received about the subject “Coach”, today, I bring you a motivation blog called, Who is a Coach and Who needs a Coach? + How to Choose the Best Coach for You.

 

CLARITY BROUGHT ME HERE :: FROM UNEMPLOYED TO GETTING A MASTERS (Motivation for Monday)

As I prepared for my exams over the holidays, I took on my first two premium “mentees”. They were launching blogs and businesses and needed my help on how to get online – create questionnaires, coin business “terms” together and market products online, send business emails, attract the right clients and on and on….

Sincerely, I didn’t want to take anyone on at the time because I wondered, how on earth would I be able to combine wearing a “mentor’s” hat with exams? BUT? I was confident that I could make it work and so I cracked on….

 

LET THEM SAY (Motivation for Monday)

Realistically whether good or bad, people would always have an opinion of us. A lot of times, this happens because the expectations of others of us may not be what who we are or how we want to live our lives. Unfortunately, when we do not conform to what people expects of us, we may not be their biggest fan and or they may not like us or what we do. Today on motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “let them say”.

 

IN EVERYTHING, BE THANKFUL (Motivation for Monday)

December is best known for Christmas. A time when many of us look forward to spending quality time with the ones we love. While some of us have people we love to spend quality time with, some of us do not. Also, research has shown that December is a time when a lot of us feel disappointed, discouraged, hopeless, heart broken, lonely, broke, broken and so much more.

Today, I am writing to you to encourage you that no matter what you are going through or no matter how “poor” you are feeling, please, in EVERYTHING be thankful.

 

 

USE WHAT YOU HAVE (Motivation for Monday)

Every time we make babies, a year later, we celebrate their birth. Although I have 2 biological children, today, I celebrate the birth of my “baby”- “Use What You Have”. It’s been a year since this purpose book was born. I am grateful indeed to God for such a gift. I am not only going to share the birthday of this book with you but to encourage you and also to celebrate ME for how far I have come on this journey called purpose. Please read.

 

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH (Motivation for Monday)

I have now come to a stage in life whereby the time I do the most is when the going gets tough. The old me would say something like, “this is too hard, I can’t be bothered” or “I can’t ‘kill’ myself” or “I just can’t do it” and on and on. These days, the time I put in my very best is when the going gets tough for me. WHY? This is because I have now realised that the end- result is where the treasure lies. If you like, call it light at the end of the tunnel. Today on motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “when the going gets tough”

 

BEHIND THE SCENE (MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY)

As a Blogger (Fashion Blogger), a lot of people see my life as perfect. WHY? Let me speak from the angle of clothes….. When people (especially people back at home) see the “fine photos” I share featuring those “fine clothes”, they automatically assume that I have it all. Although I am very grateful for where I am, behind the scenes of how I got here is what nobody knows but me……

Today on Motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call behind the scene.

 

YOU CAN DO IT (Motivation for Monday)

At one stage or the other in our lives, we all have come up with one thing or the other we think we can do to change our lives or propel our lives forward. We come up with this great concept, vision or idea and then, we fail to follow through because we feel we can’t do it. We come up with all kinds of excuses in the books just not to do anything about that dream….

Today on Motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “you can do it”

 

THIS IS WHY YOU MUST BE AT PEACE WITH YOURSELF (Motivation for Monday)

The worst “enemy” they say is the one inside. When the enemy within doesn’t live anymore, a lot of times, the “enemies” around us have less effect or power on us. What am I saying?

When we are at peace within ourselves or let me put it this way: when our mind is in the RIGHT PLACE, no matter what anyone else says or do to us, about us behind our backs, it won’t have any effect on us. However, when we are NOT at peace within ourselves, the slightest movement of someone we think does not like us becomes suspicious to us. We overthink everything; we assume no one likes us; we fight battles that we shouldn’t be fighting; we live in regret, guilt and a lot of times, we are sad, sorrowful and stuck. YEP, when we are not at peace within ourselves, we become stuck……this is because we “fight” unnecessary battles……….

 

WHEN YOU KNOW YOUR STUFF (Motivation for Monday)

Looking, Listening, Reflecting or Thinking (in a good way), Standing Still and listening more are good qualities every one should learn to have. Those qualities give you a clear insight to what you are not sure about and a lot of times, they give you solution to what may be a problem.

No wonder, Maya Angelou says, “It is in the stillness of your heart that you hear the voice of God”. What that simply means is that when we rush, rush and rush through life, we get too busy to hear anything, even if it is the voice of God.

Today on Motivation for Monday, I want to encourage you on what I call, “When You Know Your Stuff”.