To Be – Cool

Be Cool
Be Cool

BE COOL

๐Ÿ’œ stay confident
๐Ÿ’œ don’t make excuses
๐Ÿ’œ take care of yourself
๐Ÿ’œ do what you enjoy freely
๐Ÿ’œ listen more than you talk

How do YOU stay cool? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Present

Be Present
Be Present

BE PRESENT

โค๏ธ give others your full attention
โค๏ธ actively look for reasons to be thankful
โค๏ธ don’t worry about what’s next
โค๏ธ take a few deep breaths
โค๏ธ write lists or take notes

How do YOU stay present? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Honest

Be Honest
Be Honest

BE HONEST

๐Ÿงก tell the truth
๐Ÿงก think before you speak
๐Ÿงก act on what you believe in
๐Ÿงก treat others fairly
๐Ÿงก learn from your mistakes

How do YOU stay honest? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Persistent

Be Persistent
Be Persistent

BE PERSISTENT

๐Ÿ’™ stay passionate about your work
๐Ÿ’™ make your goals a priority
๐Ÿ’™ redirect instead of quitting
๐Ÿ’™ ask people to help or teach you
๐Ÿ’™ learn to be self-motivated

How do YOU stay persistent? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Real

Be Real
Be Real

BE REAL

๐Ÿ’š deal with others honestly
๐Ÿ’š own your mistakes
๐Ÿ’š understand and act on your beliefs
๐Ÿ’š keep your promises
๐Ÿ’š aim for better, not perfect

How do YOU stay authentic? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Thoughtful

Be Thoughtful
Be Thoughtful

BE THOUGHTFUL

๐Ÿ’œ give your undivided attention to others
๐Ÿ’œ remember or write down important details
๐Ÿ’œ follow through on promises
๐Ÿ’œ send an encouraging text message
๐Ÿ’œ think of ways to make someone smile

How do YOU show thoughtfulness? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Kind

Be Kind
Be Kind

BE KIND

๐Ÿ’› be there to listen
๐Ÿ’› give a just-because gift
๐Ÿ’› offer a helping hand
๐Ÿ’› use your words mindfully
๐Ÿ’› assume the best of others

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Pros of Starting a Blog

I saw a lot of conversation against blogging around the time I started mine. Podcasts and vlogs were beginning to overthrow the humble blog in terms of activity and general interest. Blogging was to be considered passรฉ. Despite this resounding death knell, I got up my nerve, collected the smattering of harebrained plans, pipedreams, and vague inspiration from my notebooks, and signed up for a WordPress account without any real plan on how I’d use it.

Call me contrary, but Iโ€™ve found blogging to be hugely rewarding. Today, I thought Iโ€™d share some pros of venturing into the blogosphere, based on my experience.

Whether youโ€™re new to the blog scene, looking to revitalize an old one, or simply need some inspiration to keep it up, I hope this post encourages your inner blogger.

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5 Helpful Ways to Keep a To Do List

I didnโ€™t always love lists. I rebelled against them for a time, convinced that, with creativity on my side, I didnโ€™t need something ordinary and boring like organization. Strangely enough, I am a very organized person, so this little rebellious phase didnโ€™t last too long.

5 Helpful Ways to Keep a To Do List

Lists are now one of my most-utilized tools for absolutely everything, and in the spirit of sharing resources, Iโ€™ve decided to give you the inside scoop on how to make your To Do lists work for you.

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7 Steps for Surviving Creative Block

There are people who claim that creative block is nothing more than an illusion devised by the mind. Pushing through and trying anyway yields a surprising and productive result. This is true. We can create even when the whim doesnโ€™t strike us. We can do good work even when weโ€™d rather not do any at all. This is an incredibly human trait. Itโ€™s how we survive Mondays.

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That being said, I do believe in creative block. True creative block isnโ€™t about lack of motivation or unwillingness to put forth effort. Thereโ€™s no muscling through or working around it. If youโ€™re among those of us who occasionally suffer from this inexplicable inability to create, Iโ€™m here to share some of my personal insights.

 

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