This week we discussed how to overcome trials and tribulations and how tests are designed to show you just how strong you really are. As many of you know I have been thru quite a bit in the past few years so this is part of my life now. And. I want to continue to encourage others.
Its a Happy Wrap Wednesday here in Pittsburgh! I'm excited to share today's blog with you guys because I KNOW so many people are considering or transitions to Vegan and my husband and I made a decision last month after watching The "What The Health?" Documentary. To be totally honest I didn't think this documentary would have me question my "healthy" eating habits and I was literally thawing chicken for dinner when we watched it and at the end of the movie both Brian and I said THAYS IT! Lol we are doing it! And we haven't purchased any meat products since the. And only a couple of things we had with dairy but Almond Milk all the way and NO EGGS! I'm excited about going 21 days so far and I'm excited to continue this transition. One thing I have learned is that this is a journey you MUST take at your own pace and in your own time you will figure it out! It's more about making steps in the right direction and I feel like we are and we have much more energy and I gained a few lbs at first until I found my groove and now I'm down another 8lbs! So we did a LIVE Facebook while we were cooking dinner the other night of how we are enjoying the journey! If you would like to see click the button or photo below!
You all know that my number one tip for being a productive and effective leader in your business, you want to make sure that you PLAN ahead! I've share before that the planner I use is the Happy planner which I love but I also had started tracking my Blog, writing rompts and website plan in the travelers notebook, but lately I have been searching far and wide for a tracker sheet to use daily to keep my biz in order! I wanted to be able to use this printable to track my daily leads as well as my habits and my social media plan! I finally found some time to create one and I want to share that with you today!! If you have been following me for a while then you know my goal is to help you find a solution so you WIN with your small biz over and over again! It's not about skill it's about discipline really and making a system that works for you. If you don't have your own system then maybe my stake will work for YOU.
We are who we choose to be.....
I know you have heard it before but the truth of the matter is, THIS is ho it is, this is what it's supposed to be. But we have to WANT to be GREATER and understand that being greater doesn't mean being someone else, it simply means that you MUST embrace who you ARE and be OK with that! Because you ARE truly DOPE!
What is the BIGGEST issue you have as a homeschooling mom of 3 who also happens to work full time from home?? I'll tell you.... BEING PRODUCTIVE! Lol
Yep I will admit it! It's a STRUGGLE daily because you can easily just go have a seat or take a break and not do anything, it's easier to just flip on the tv or sit down and take a break and before you know it time is gone and it's 5pm and you haven't done anything and it's time for dinner. UGH! Right... ok well maybe I'm the only one lol BUT just in case I'm NOT alone here are my TOP 3 Havks for a productive day!
1. Plan Ahead:
if you know me this is NUMBER ONE to me I plan for each week in advance, each month, each day....
2. Make Lists:
i keep my top priorities front and center each day by making a daily SIX LIST of the top 6 things I need to make sure I complete each day
3. Set Timers:
Last but not least I am able to stay on track by prioritizing my day with tasks and then setting timers for how much time I have to complete the tasks at hand, this way I am always productive and never tired or bored
The ultimate detox: how to detox your mind your body and everything else!
Happy August it's a new month and therefore we're going to do some new things here at dajavi.com I'm excited because today we're going to talk about the ultimate detox!! So as you guys know I'm starting a new 90-day challenge today and there's a few things that I'm doing differently I'm starting yoga I will be vegetarian slightly vegan and I'm actually detoxing in all areas of my life. When you think about a detox you think about cleansing your body of probably just the toxins and getting rid of all the things that are inside your body, right? But in actuality you can detox in so many different areas of your life this can be with your diet or exercise, your family, relationships, friends, finances, and even with your work. Detox means to abstain from or rid the body Toxic unhealthy substances. So then that makes perfect sense right, Because of course we have toxic and unhealthy substances in our lives in our daily lives, our relationships, in our businesses and our bodies. There are toxic things around every corner from the relationships and the way that were spoken to our demeaning boyfriends/girlfriends with verbal abuse.... That's TOXIC! A parent hating a child because of whatever reason they are "disappointed" is TOXIC! Being overworked and under paid is TOXIC, friends who use friends.... Also TOXIC! So I challenge you something today. It's August 1st which means it's the beginning of the eighth month of the year and that's a new beginning so I challenge you today to start with A New Beginning like I am and detox your entire life think about your relationships with friends, family,boyfriends,girlfriends, co workers, you name it! If it seems like it's a bad situation then maybe it's something toxic that you need to detox from your entire life and you can have a new beginning right now by letting go. I also want you to detox your mind by getting rid of all the negative thoughts negative feelings and negative energy about yourself because no matter what you can possibly think you're greater than what you can even imagine. I know that because that's the way that God designed us to be. Think about what you're putting in your body and what it's doing to you and what changes you need to make for your personal life. If you have high cholesterol change your eating habits so that you lower it if you have high blood pressure, change your eating habits so that you can fix that you can be around for your family and your loved ones in the years to come. The idea of the ultimate detox is simply that you can detox and really get rid of all that's bad in your entire life. The 90-day challenge is a great thing because what it does is it get your mind prepared to reset to restart and restart can be a detox. So for me I'm restarting my personal Journey because I want to tighten and tone and I want to reach my personal goals lose a few more pounds and that's going to work for me. So I'll leave you with this, in my opinion there are five main areas in your life that you can actually detox.
1. Your body- by changing your diet or watching what goes in you can minimize the risk of toxins!
2. Relationships- whether it's with family, friends, co workers, a spouse or boyfriend or girlfriend you may need to detox in some areas here and no this doesn't always men you need to "cut people off"
3. In your Home- organization and cleaning can be both therapeutic and detoxifying in a GREAT way! Maybe take a room a day or a week even and slowly purge!
4. Finances - this is one nobody likes to talk about right? But it's critical to see where you are throwing money away so take inventory if you need to, this year is almost over and sorting thru your finances now can help immensely
5. Work! - whether you work a 9-5, part time or even if you are an entrepreneur, sometimes you have to detox from work because of some "toxic" things going on in the atmosphere, hat could be as simple as cleaning out your desk nd filing cabinet or dismissing a customer or employee.... It's not always pleasant but sometimes necessary.
I'll leave you with this.... Knowing that there are toxic things all around us it is our JOB and our DUTY to ourselves to detox regularly and get rid of all that is bad in life so be excited about the ULTIMATE DETOX because it's a thing!
Dawn aka Javi is a Super Cool 32 year old wife and homeschooling mother to 2 young boys and now one new baby girl!!