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Sucking @ Grace

Sucking At Grace

Okay, this is where you may need a kick in the pants.

In your grace dispensing.

To Yourself.

I’m not going to sugar coat it because I see this all the time.

YOU ARE STILL APOLOGIZING FOR YOUR LIFE.

People come to me all the time apologizing they aren’t where they want to be.

You still aren’t at your ideal job, education level, income….

You still have debt, not enough saved up, got set back due to illness, care-giving….

The LIST, my friends, is endless.

There’s a million excuses.

And, guess what – NOBODY CARES BUT YOU.

You are the only who cares about the excuses you have as to why you aren’t where you want to be right now.

Somewhere in your head you are still making this mean something about you.

You are still making this mean that you are not good enough.

You still haven’t accepted and embraced that, well, first of all, life is naturally at minimum 50% of crappy un-ideal STUFF to work through and that secondly, that’s how you grow.

You don’t grow without challenges.

You are still apologizing.

You are still apologizing for being you.

You are still apologizing for not being in the NOT YET camp.

Where’s the grace?

Where’s the grace you need to be shown by you for you?

Are you finally starting to adopt the “I don’t care what my neighbor is doing, I will focus on my own journey” attitude?

The second you start apologizing for being where you are right now – in this season of life – is the moment you have compared yourself to something.

Many times it’s the ambiguous “SOCIETY” in general.

I’ve had clients many MANY times ask me how they are “doing” for their age financially. People always want a benchmark to compare themselves to.

It’s like if you are above the average that makes you better.

It doesn’t.

It really doesn’t matter what you earn or what debt you have or ANY OF IT.

Because too many people are still tying that to their self-worth and letting it get into their head and it’s blocking them from doing the REAL WORK – their purpose work, passion work, the SOUL-EXPLODING-WORK that they were called to do.

And that’s because all they are focused on is getting above average results.

When you are focused on getting above average results, you will never get GREAT MIND-BLOWING RESULTS.

This goes for anything in your life.

Financial.

Relationships.

LOVE.

All of it my LOVES, all of it!

And all because you are apologizing for the season of life you are in.

Don’t apologize for being in a season of life that maybe is pulling you further away from your goals.

It’s OKAY.

Own the season.

Own the fact you are raising kids and the braces cost a fortune.

Own the fact that you not where you want to be financially because you took a year off and traveled the world.

Own your past choices.

The reason for your debt – love it.

Learn from it.

Call it your greatest lesson.

The reason you had to go bankrupt, quit your job, got let go, aren’t making as much as you want right now – it’s all there for you to overcome, for you to grow, and…

for you to learn how to heap loads of GRACE on yourself.

Have you ever thought the lesson here for you right now is just a lesson in learning how to love yourself?

Learning how to give your soul, spirit, body, mind and heart some GRACE?

What if that’s just the lesson?

What if it’s not more complicated than that?

Here’s my big reveal for you, it’s usually and A-HA for most people.

You will never be able to HATE yourself rich.

You will never be able to HATE yourself to losing weight or your best body.

You will never be able to HATE yourself to any GOAL you desire.

You have to love yourself if you want the goal to stick.

You have to be your own best cheerleader.

You have to let yourself be the biggest loser and still be able to laugh at yourself and fail while still pouring out grace and holding the belief that everything works out for your highest good.

You have to stop SUCKING at GRACE!

When you do, that’s when you….

Live Your Legacy.

xx Lisa

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Why Seeking Validation Is Hurting Your Wealth

Why Seeking Validation Is Hurting Your Wealth

Seeking validation for all your decisions and choices is hurting your wealth.

You are looking to ‘the others’.

The partner, the children, the parents, the society.

God forbid, the banks.

You forgot the emerald rule somewhere along your yellow brick road.

The emerald rule that just passes the golden rule for living.

You are here to be you.

To follow your path.

To listen to your truth.

Not the rest.

The rest of the mortals will get in your head.

They push and we get so tired of holding our own that we allow all their judgments and opinions to take over the whole show in our heads.

Enter: The Gong Show

But I don’t need to tell you this.

You already know you committed the cardinal sin and let in the vampires.

They have been sucking the life right out of you for so long.

They’ve taken up residence in your brain and you can barely hear yourself think, let alone be able to tune in and follow your own gut on what’s right and wrong for you.

Why does this hurt your wealth?

It’s hurting your wealth because if you are looking to others to validate you and your dreams and plans, choices, decisions, etc. (and act upon their recommendations) then you will never stay heading in one direction, you will change directions a hundred times and be pulled in a million different directions, because as we know – 100 people will give you 100 different opinions.

You will have no consistency or persistence in your money goals or any goal for that matter.

You will never make it when you stop, start, stop, change, change, start, flounder, fall, win, stop, start….

It’s a disaster!

Your financial life will be a disaster when you don’t follow through.

Your financial life will be a disaster when you are constantly seeking outside validation and listening to every Charles, Henry, Bob, Tom, Dick and Harry that passes you by. (Just Pick One! Dick is usually good a good choice.)

Well, it doesn’t just hurt your wealth, it also hurts your relationships and if hurting your wallet and heart aren’t bad enough, it also hurts your health.

Being in a regular state of allowing ALL the people to speak into your life – instead of a very select few – creates confusion!

Confusion creates dis-ease in the body.

Cells go WACKY and out of order!

Why not select a chosen few that you absolutely trust, admire, respect, want to emulate?

Like your own personal mastermind in your head.

Do you have your short list?

Is it short enough? Is it focused enough? (This is key!)

And I’m going to be REAL straight with you – many times those people on your short list AREN’T the people closest to us.

Yes, you heard me right.

My short list is very short.

Like 2, 3 if you include Jesus.

But, like, it’s a real short list.

Here’s the other thing.

The people on my short list I have never even met in person (yet)!

They are mentors of mine.

Mentors I absolutely want to be like, in every way!

So, what I’m really saying here is that practically NO ONE can really sway me to get off this path I’ve designed for myself because my mentors don’t even tell me what to do, I just choose to follow them.

(And like I say to all my people, the same that is said to me: You already know your truth, it sometimes just takes connection to others to reveal it to you. That’s all a mentor or coach is anyways – a PERSONAL TRUTH REVEAL MASTER! There’s nothing to be taught. There’s only jewels inside to be uncovered!)

The only time you don’t get to where you want to go is when people pull you off your path OR you haven’t even created a path for yourself in the first place. (Back to my posts on creating Clarity….)

Sometimes you realize that you absolutely need to say

“Thank you but no thank you”

to virtually every well meaning person in your life.

And when you do you get to step back into the driver’s seat and take back your life.

You have to stand up for Y-O-U because no one else will.

Not even your BFF.

You get to make this good.

You get to stop asking for Validation.

So, stop looking for validation through others

and start VALIDATING yourself.

You are the only one who needs your approval.

So buy yourself an “APPROVED” stamp at Staples

and like the “That Was Easy” Button,

take that stamp and APPROVE yourself.

Approve your dreams.

Approve your choices.

Approve your wardrobe.

Approve ALL THE STUFF you chose.

Because it’s great and it make you you.

And when you are you, you most definitely…

Live Your Legacy!

xx Lisa

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There’s More to Clarity (Part 2)

There's More to Clarity

There’s more to clarity….and I’m going to tell you what it is!

Last week I talked about clarity (Blog: There’s Something Missing In Your Life)

Getting super clear on what it is you want.

(And photo cred to MOI who is planning away at ROSSO – one of my go-to coffee shops!)

So many people give lip-service and meme-service to this, but I can tell you this for a fact – most people actually stop after setting the goals.

And make no mistake, for you to have a goal in the first place is fantastic – it puts you in the top 10%-20% ( or less!) of people on the planet. (A fact according to me…)

You know it – I know it.

But let’s get REAL CLEAR here – that’s the beginning of this journey.

I mean don’t get me wrong, setting goals, creating clarity around what you want in life is H-A-R-D work.

It’s so hard your brain actually burns more calories doing goal setting than a work out. (I don’t know this as fact either, but I get super hungry after a good “session”!)

So, what do you do after the goal has been set?

You get out your calendar and SCHEDULE in the actual tasks that must be done.

I’m brilliant at this with EVERYTHING except when it comes to food.

But business planning, financial stuff – I will go out and say I have far more clarity and more plans and calendars created than the average duck.

I will even go out and say my planning is rock solid….now.

It definitely wasn’t always this way!

I’m a natural born organizer, however, there was always a piece of the puzzle missing – and for me that was always the answer to the question, “What do I want out of life?” (It’s hard to have great plans when you don’t know which direction your super-sexy boat is headed!)

And to be honest, this is REALLY hard for me as a natural adventure-seeker and someone who will buck authority/status quo/the “crowd”/society/norms till kingdom come.

So, yes, as an entrepreneur and financial planner – I really love to plan, but hate to sometimes carry out the plan.

Mostly because that sounds boring AF (as firkytoodle – look it up – the politer version).

However, that being said, I do have one magical secret that has helped me get to where I am today, as far as making plans and carrying them out – and that is…..

  • Really connecting into what you want.
  • Really being spiritually, emotionally, mentally, physically connected to what you want out of life – what you want to experience in your life, what impact you want to make and what mark you want to leave on the world.

And this is what I see.

Everyone (being the “corporate world”) making these SMART goals that aren’t really SMART at all because they completely LACK the energy behind them. (See my podcast on SMARTER goals!)

Not only that, we are so programmed to create goals that are just useless words on paper.

What you need to do is get those words to come alive to you!

You need to create words that set your heart on fire and get you to get excited and enthusiastic about life.

  • Most goals don’t inspire.
  • Most goals don’t touch your heart.
  • Most goals, ESPECIALLY DOLLAR AMOUNT GOALS, don’t mean anything unless you can connect them to a fabulous feeling/emotion or something fun to step into.

And this is what happens.

Your goals don’t even get off the ground because of these 2 things:

  1. You haven’t scheduled them into your day, week, month, year. (Time will always get away from you!)
  2. You don’t have any feeling or real desire behind them – they are just what you think someone said you should have as goals – not YOUR real dreams or desires.

The only reason your goals haven’t manifested your goals yet is because they aren’t an energetic match for you – yet.

They will be, I promise, but you have to do the work.

But you have to up-level that energy to a point where what you are desiring is flowing into your reality without resistance.

When you are unclear, when you have no desire or emotion behind your goals and when you don’t have a written scheduled plan for those dreams – YOU WILL NOT ACCOMPLISH YOUR GOALS.

YOU WILL NOT MANIFEST THEM.

So do the 3 things:

  • Create Clear Goals
  • Schedule Your Goals
  • Desire Your Goals

And you will be a much better match for bringing it home and no doubt…

Live Your Legacy!

xx L

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The Thing Missing In Your Life….

The Thing Missing In Your Life

The missing thing in your life is so simple yet feels elusive – unattainable.

It’s CLARITY.

It’s always going to be clarity.

You’re always going to be seeking clarity. 

Why is that? 

Because when you are clear on what you want, what the next action to take, the next step, the outcome, the goal, the plan – ALL OF IT – then you cut out a LOT of frustration and crap in your life (if not all of it!)

Life flows when you give it clear instructions.

It wants to serve you. It wants to help you.

The reason for most of what ails you in life is because you don’t have the answers you need and the reason you don’t have answers right now is because something is not clear.

This is what is missing for you. 

It’s missing in your:

  • financial life
  • health life
  • relationship life
  • ALL THE PARTS!

This is the thing missing in your life – I’ll bet you my bottom dollar!

This is the secret to everything you ever wanted in life!

So, yes, I’m doling out advice.

Do what ever it takes to get clear.

DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO GET CLARITY IN YOUR LIFE!

D O  W H A T E V E R  I T  T A K E S  T O  G E T  C R Y S T A L  C L E A R ! !

You will rid yourself of worry and frustration and really get to…….

Live Your Legacy!

xx L

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Burning Desire

Burning Desire

You still don’t have it do you?

Burning Desire.

Okay, so maybe every once in a while you get a burning desire for something.

(Obviously, I’m referring to chocolate!)

I mean, sure every once in a while you get these moments filled with passion and a deep-burning desire — for chocolate.

But, that’s really not the burning desire I’m talking about.

It’s about the burning desire you do lip service to (and even then, most don’t) but you’re not really feeling deep down.

Maybe it feels fake or pushed or not in flow.

I will be the first to say that it’s hard to find your burning desire for the great things in this life that you know you were called to do, but to do them means hard work and facing your fears.

This is where you have to dig deep.

I was totally confronted with this message this week.

I literally got the whole “burning desire” message from like 4 different sources this week that my burning desire is not really burning at the moment. (So, clearly, the universe is practically banging me on the head with it!)

And what I have – you’d hardly desire.

Sometimes life is MEH. (And that’s okay btw to have those seasons!)

I mean, don’t get me wrong, I haven’t quit – one foot in front of the other and sure, yes, I’m doing all the things I love and absolutely do love my life, but that “burn all your boats” part has been missing.

You know, when there’s no turning back.

Not that you at all need to “burn all your boats”, but it’s like that deep connection with the work I’m doing is missing.

And to be more on point, I think it has to do with the fact that, (and I’ve preached this more than once…) my guide, my angel, my higher-self, my captain, my subconscious, inner-soul – whatever you want to call her, but I call her – CLARITY – was missing.

Or rather, I just tuned her out.

Even more so, I know I’m not the only one.

I look at humanity, in general, and know I’m not the only one who’s tuning out my higher purpose most of the time.

“Da-da-da, I can’t hear you.”

Okay, so I also know I could have coffee with you right now and you’d probably agree with me that you aren’t really doing the thing you were meant to do – and if you are, you’re not showing up in a BIG SOULFUL way.

Obviously, we are tuning out from ourselves and tuning into what the crowd is doing. (I’m referring that the crowd is what our Partners, Kids, Family, Work etc. is doing to push us along into their tangled webs of their ‘stuff’, leading us away from our ‘stuff’!)

I mean, I’m so queen of this. I tune out often. I’ll admit it.

Sure, there’s a balance and time of rest and rejuvenation needed, but I also know when I get that nudge that I can be doing something more useful with my time.

And I know why “we”, in general terms, don’t go after the BIG stuff we know we can achieve.

And I would say that it’s because we are too damn comfortable with our lives.

I was telling my biz-bestie yesterday that my life is cush…

Super Cushy.

I mean, I have;

  • food – a life time supply of chocolate at my disposal at the gas station a few minutes from home (what more could one want in life?!)
  • big-screen TVs – more than 5 in my home – LIKE an embarrassing amount…..
  • a nice warm car
  • a beautiful bed and chair to write on
  • comfy nice home (& office!)
  • a fireplace
  • fluffy slippers
  • 8-year old Lulu’s (still in amazing shape – they just don’t make them like the used to!)
  • a big family
  • the best friends a girl could ask for
  • the best support people…
  • WAIT….I forgot my SHOES!

So, then again, I ask – what is all the striving for?

I mean, I literally have it all – right down to the old style Lulu’s!

Why then do we need to find a burning desire to do anything in life?

I mean, get a job, work, watch TV, few holidays, volunteer once in a while, wine night with friends and VOILA – you have a great life.

But if you are anything like me, there is something still screaming at you that wants out.

It’s your art.

It’s creating something bigger than yourself.

It’s the real reason you were put here on earth.

It’s the tiny candle-lit-flame deep down that hasn’t had a chance yet to turn into the burning wildfire of your soul.

You’ve kept it down.

You’ve kept it small for so long.

Only once in a while did you show your tiny tealight candle to someone and they saw your light, but then you hid it away again.

Life got in the way.

Life gets in the way.

It will again.

It will always.

It will until you finally decide that your WILDFIRE is more important than everyone else’s temporary 3-hour log fires. (My mom used to buy those! Cute!)

But you have to choose that for yourself.

No one else can.

No one else can put you first.

You have to be the cheerleader of your own fire.

It’s your job to turn your tealight into your WILDFIRE of burning desire.

Oh, and the other thing…

You have to have a singular purpose.

This is by far the greatest thing I have faced.

I’m all SQUIRREL!

What is your one purpose?

What is your one burning desire?

You can’t have 2.

Well, you can, but they are both going to be half-assed.

50% to be sure or 90/10 but either way it’s not 100% effort.

You must focus in and find that one burning desire and then from there all the rest will fall into place.

Like the book “The One Thing”, what’s the one thing you need to focus on that will knock down all the other dominoes in your path?

This is what Napoleon Hill meant by his burning desire.

When you don’t have a burning desire for anything, you are caught in drifter land.

You are a drifter.

You are a pawn in life.

You let life happen to you.

You let your mind happen to you.

Stop drifting.

Start thinking thoughts on purpose.

Being a drifter won’t serve you.

Be intentional.

Start fanning your flames.

Be the person who creates the light –

Heck, be the person that creates the smoke and shakes things up!

Be the force you were meant to be in the world.

Don’t stay in your comfy life.

I mean, sure, 99% of people will.

They will keep doing what other’s say they should.

They will keep listening to the other sheep.

They will stay with the herd.

That’s the 99% of people.

But you.

You are the 1%.

You came here to be the 1%.

So be it!

And when you do, when you find that burning desire –

burn up the path behind you –

there’s no going back!

You get to do what so many people don’t do.

You get to……

Live Your Legacy!

xx Lisa

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Your Most Important Relationship

Your Most Important Relationship

It’s not with your partner, your friends, your family.

There is no pecking order here.

They all fall below this very pivotal relationship.

Your relationship with you.

Of course, I wanted to write that your most important relationship is with MONEY – and really it is.

I mean seriously, money being what it really is – only a vibration you are a match for.

And that’s only because the relationship you have with MONEY is a direct reflection of the relationship you have with yourself. #youcanquotemeonthat

Money comes from within because it is first created in the mind with definite of purpose and then brought into your reality. (Napoleon Hill anyone?!)

Money, You…. it’s all the same. (I know you are going to hate me for that one… )

Truth be told, the relationships you have with other people – any other person – is also a direct reflection of the relationship you have with yourself. (SIDE STEP SMACK DOWN: for anyone who’s having a hate-on for anyone right now… clear that schtuff up with yourself – you are only holding yourself back…)

And, I know it’s hard.

Hard for us to face the facts (and down right scary!) that we are the attractors of our entire lives.

And totally hard for us to realize that our relationship with ourselves is really the most important relationship of all.

It’s hard because the world sings a different story when it comes to determining who your most important relationships are.

It has to.

It’s job is to make you believe it’s better for the whole than it is for the individual.

But, you know deep down that’s not true.

It can’t be.

You are getting told 100 different things and being pulled in a 100 different directions – it’s a miracle you still have your arms attached to your body!

You will never change the world, make a difference, help others, do all the ‘good deeds’ you dream of doing without taking care of the relationship with yourself first (or I’d even just leave it at your relationship with your mind!)

And the opposite is preached about by society, church groups and politics, obviously.

We are told never to be selfish.

We’ve received the message – loud and clear.

Put others first.

Being selfish is a bad.

Women do this masterfully.

I mean, has there ever been a more powerful propaganda to ever work than to convince women (& men) that their sole job is to take care of other people.

Always putting others first.

But this mindset will NEVER get you the desired results you want.

I’m not at all saying that helping others is bad.

Obviously, we need to otherwise humanity would not have survived, but more importantly, it’s the point of the story here:

To be able to make the biggest impact you want to make you NEED to get your head game, body game, thoughts game, feelings game ALL WORKING TOGETHER on the same page.

You need to get in alignment.

It all needs to be in flow.

It all needs to be put first before anything else can.

If the body is aching and requires a massage – then it needs a massage.

If the brain requires stimulation, a break, self-care – whatever it requires – then it needs that to keep the “whole person” you are in check.

Think about the guilt we’ve endured only because we listen to the tales and actually end up believing that we aren’t as important as everybody else.

I’m saying that we’ve been so trained to think that even doing one thing for ourselves is selfish, leaving us with like 40 Hail-Mary’s to do just because we want to go out and do something for ourselves for 5 minutes.

The guilt.

But again, I know we (as collective women & men) are slowly moving past this.

Or at least we are aware of this…

They say we are out for ourselves and that we are the most selfish generation of all time.

And to that I reply….

Isn’t in someway being able to be selfish (and make our choice like we can in this day & age) one of the things we as humanity has long fought for.

Wasn’t that the goal of our ancestors? Wasn’t that the goal of some of these wars?

So we can be free? Free to think, free to go about living our dreams?

And yet, we stay trapped, confined – held prisoner – by the thoughts that have us believe we aren’t worthy of greatness or the lies that we can’t make a difference, that our voice, our work, doesn’t matter.

And we fought against our innate desire to fulfill ourselves first.

Gave up.

And then ultimately became drifters in a half-assed life.

Resistance will be the biggest hold the ‘devil’ ever has on you.

Resistance from doing what you know you need to do, for what your soul is calling out, begging for – which could be anything from living your lifestyle to sharing your art to going after a long lost dream.

The bottom line is this: You need to NURTURE and LOVE yourself.

Because that’s the most important relationship to you.

Make it everything you want it to be.

Cause when you do, you automatically….

Live Your Legacy.

xx L

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Financial PTSD

Financial PTSD

Financial PTSD.

We’ve ALL had it.

AND

It’s real.

It’s NOT FUN!

So, how do you go move forward with your life after suffering from FINANCIAL TRAUMA?

I don’t care how it happened.

I don’t mind hearing your sob story. I’m sure I’ve heard it before and yes, I do have sympathy.

The liar, the stealer, the good-for-nothing ex, the snake-oil salesman, the errors & omissions of the well-meaning…..

Usually it falls into one of those categories.

Life sucks sometimes.

It doesn’t change the fact that it happened, and whatever happened has no left you holding the bag and you have to deal with it.

The bottom line is this: somewhere in your past a decision you made didn’t pan out as planned.

And this isn’t about who is right or who is wrong.

The fact is, you made a choice and now you have to take responsibility for it.

The reason why so many people stay in Financial Post-Traumatic Stress is because they don’t take the first step – which is admitting they are 100% responsible.

Most people can’t wrap their heads around this.

Don’t worry – you reading this aren’t most people.

Most people reading this will and always go with the path of the victim and will never rise above that station in life.

That’s totally okay.

That’s their choice.

But for the people who are called – know their calling, have a bigger game to play in life and a bigger purpose –

They never let petty, tiny, ridiculous MONEY ISSUES get in the way of what they are here to do.

Whether that be to provide for their families, create their dream business or life and no doubt make a profound and positive impact in the world.

They can’t let something as silly as a financial trauma or money issue get in their way!

If you are still complaining or stuck, here’s the reason why you are still suffering from your MONEY TRAUMA:

You are still attached.

You are still attached to the past.

You are still attached to the outcome and you haven’t released it yet.

When you don’t release the attachment you have to the outcomes it will CREATE anxiety in you.

You can push this money stuff down with an anti-anxiety prescription drug or non-prescription drugs and alcohol and food but let me tell you until you deal with the SCARY STUFF (aka. facing your real money problems) head on it will fester in your life until it produces a string of unfortunate events in your life.

You will manifest nothing good.

Becuase nothing good can come from not taking responsibility for all that you created.

Becuase you were put here to be a creator of your life, and not taking responsibility for that is against the entire reason for your existence.

Think about it.

You were here to create and when you are not creating your life ON PURPOSE you are playing victim to your life.

Creative beings not creating wreaks all havoc in people’s lives. 

People need to be creating constructively and on purpose, not just floating in the breeze, drifting through life and letting life occur to you when it needs to be the other way around. 

It physically goes against everything you were put here to do.

Get it?!?!

So, we NEED to get past the crap and move forward.

We need to get over the Money Trauma and move forward.

We need to get to the place where we can live FREE and POWERFUL.

Yes, I know you “used” to be in a better financial position and you “shoulda” had the billion dollars by now.

Hate to break it to you, but your ego is the only thing that cares.

The rest of the world is moving on without you….

or not.

But either way, you don’t focus on that, because you are only here to….

Live Your Legacy!

xx L

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4 Things I’m Doing to Create Time Abundance

4 Things I'm Doing To Create Time Abundance

Something I value more than money is time.

You may be different and value different things, but I hate wasting time.

Probably because I feel there is more money in the world than there is time.

So, for you, my she-gang, posse, lady mafia, tribe (for the men too!) or whatever we call ourselves these days – we need to do a little time audit.

If you haven’t already tracked how much time it takes for you to do little things, start keeping track – like a lawyer!

Then you go through and see what you can do to save time or rearrange time or what will make your life flow.

4 Things I’m Doing This Year to Create Time Abundance:

#1: Outsourcing Groceries

I’m officially done going every day or 2 to grab little things at the grocery store. I’ll still probably do the big Costco run but that’s all I’m up for in a month. I find I spend like 2 hours a week between driving and grabbing a few things here and there…. Not planned out well. You can use a home delivery service. I live out of town, so I’m planning on sending my nanny now that she can drive. It’s just down the road. She just got her licence! So cool!

BONUS: You don’t waste money on all the extra crap you don’t need, like when you buy Joe clothes at Superstore.

#2: Outsourcing Hair & Eyelashes

If I could outsource showers, I would. I don’t know why I hate them so much! I found that eye lashes save me from doing my makeup! I don’t wear mascara nor eye shadow – go figure. Plus, doing my hair once on Monday for the week saves me literally an hour each day as blow drying and straightening my frizzy half curled natural hair (horse hair as my sisters call it) takes a lot of time to tame!

BONUS: You go through way less product for hair and make-up, but I am using dry shampoo more often!

#3: Outsourcing Social Media

I’ve hired an amazing girl to help me with my social media. I already know that will save me hours upon hours of time.

BONUS: No using all my good brain cells on coming up with content! Plus, I’m never on Facebook and rarely on Instagram, so if you actually need me to see an event or something, you’ll need to PM, text or email me the old fashioned way!

#4: Outsourcing My Home Stuff

7 years of having a spotless home, laundry done, beds made and dinner on the table is priceless…. I’m not kidding. I would rather work at McDonald’s and come home to a clean, calm, peaceful, orderly home than do it myself. My energy is spent on what I’m good at and not at fighting with my kids or husband over cleaning. I always joke, it’s like having my own wife. Best Investment EVER! (Yes, for the most part I haven’t cooked, cleaned or done laundry in 7 years. But don’t worry, if you feel scared of forgetting your domestic duties, it’s like riding a bike, it all comes back to you! LOL!)

BONUS: There’s so many. I don’t know where to begin. I can only create when my mind and physical space is clean and decluttered and organized, so for me to be able to write you this, with my coffee, candle & incense burning knowing there’s not a dish to do later or laundry in the back of my head is priceless and helps me do my job better. I used to do both, and guess what, my work suffered like crazy. The house always came first.

There you go, take it or leave it. It’s just how I flourish best. (I have friends who flourish in messes, I just wasn’t programmed that way. I’m borderline psycho-cleaner – I can’t do anything with stuff out of place. Yikes!)

Lots of my friends, or women will come up to me and say I’m lucky for having all this amazing help. I’m not, I just made these decisions and said, this is what I need to be able to do the work I was put here to do.

This also doesn’t mean that one day, I won’t cook or clean full time.

I still love to bake and cook and even clean, and even more so now because it’s special and not just out of frustration. I have way more JOY when I cook and bake now than I ever did before. I also appreciate how much hard work goes into keeping a house humming and organized and clean.

Implementing all of these time saving ideas were all hard to suck up at first. All of them. Financially. Some days, even now they are hard to suck up.

I remember the first time I had to pay my nanny or even a babysitter. I remember the first few times I paid for my lashes or my hair or how I committed to getting an assistant and increasing her salary and hours worked.

ALL OF IT WAS SCARY.

It was something new. Something I committed to, but looking back, I don’t think I’d have been able to produce the work I’ve produced, changed literally thousands of lives in some small way, and I wouldn’t have been able to do that unless I audited my time, made decisions to get rid of the things that caused me stress or I could have someone else do. (I love doing social media and I’m very good at it, but first of all, it’s not my calling {it’s my platform} and secondly, I know I can pay someone who can do it better than me, so as the CEO of my life, I did just that.)

So, I want to leave this with you today.

Is there something BIG you want to do, but you feel you don’t have enough time?

If you feel scared to hire help, look at your reasons why. 9 times out of 10 its because of a money block or feelings/thoughts of lack and scarcity that money won’t be available.

Do a time audit. Hire even a little bit of help.

What can someone else do better than you?

See where you can create more time in your life.

Because, like all things, what we resist persists and what we commit to happens.

And for the record, I’ve thought many times just to quit, lay off my help, and then I remember……

I am here for a bigger purpose. Shrinking and becoming small is NOT my goal.

(Plus, I’m providing 2+ jobs for people (plus many contractors) who LOVE working for me. LOL – maybe they don’t, but I love them and I would give them the world if I could. I’m a great boss. This I know and it’s a role I’m learning and stepping further into.)

Expanding.

Showing what is possible.

Living in True Abundance is my Calling.

It’s also yours.

Live Your Legacy!

xx L