The Nomadic Wife focuses on the idea that if you make small shifts in your life in the direction of health, love & mindfulness, they eventually build up enough momentum and become a well-rounded nourished & mindful life.
Creating, sticking to and executing a proper to-do list is all about taking you from where you are today and bringing you closer to where you want to be.
We Don't Get What We Don't Ask For
It seems like a simple concept, but if you don’t ask for something - chances are slim you’re going to get it.
How many times have you put something off because you felt you just weren’t ready to do it.
You weren’t prepared enough or you hadn’t done as much research as you might have wanted to. (Ah more research - this is my favorite one - guilty here!)
After talking for a few minutes, she came to realize that our call was exactly what she needed to help her get her mind clear and focus on what her exact steps were to start; something she'd been struggling with and the reason she put off calling me!
One of the biggest reasons we don't move forward in our businesses (and lives really) is because we're not taking the time to actually do the work. We talk about the big picture of what we want to accomplish but when it comes down to it, we drop the ball.
Promotion after promotion seemed to be leading Mark on the path to Vice President but when he enrolled in a course on learning how to facilitate & lead trainings, the idea occurred to him that there might be something else out there for him besides Showtime.
No one is going to say, "Hey, you look like you need a break! Why don't you go home and get some rest."
It's up to you to figure out what you need and then make sure you're getting it.
Aside from all of her successes - like being featured along side Barack Obama and Taylor Swift in Time Magazine, creating & designing products for companies including Target, Microsoft and Nod and releasing her third book this year - what I love most about Joy is how down to earth and relatable she is.
Finding myself starting over again at a time when most people my age were already settling down, I realized that I had a choice - I could sit around, mope and let myself wallow in my situation or I could continue to let fear drive me to the Or I could take what I had learned about myself and use it to propel me into the next phase of my life.