I started following Brendon Burchard. I really think he’s the one 😊
What does “Guru” mean to me?
Someone who has already proven themselves and with time is still leading the way. Like Tony Robbins.
There are a handful of individuals I follow. These people inspire me. Extremely ambitious. They come from humble beginnings and are now extraordinary people.
Why do I follow them?
I just love people who value growth and care about giving back. My admiration runs deep for those who want to make a difference.
Brendon is the last push I think I needed. Gary V. came in right before him.
Whos’s Gary Vaynerchuk?
He has become one of the most influential people in social media. He not only is 100% honest but also gives out tons of FREE valuable information. I can’t thank him enough.
Gary– called it for me. He said you’re parents fucked you up. And I was like…WOW. No one has phrased it so honestly. The biggest thing that has held me back was my parents. What can I say? The wounds from childhood trauma have been difficult to stitch back up. The person to blame for allowing it to drag me down for so long is ME.
Finally…I started the healing process. Actually the “forgiving” process. And once you truly start to heal, how you feel about yourself starts to change completely. So liberating. People view me as a person with confidence. And to some extent I am. But there was a large crack in my heart. One that left me insecure. I just covered it up well.
Thank you, Gary Vaynerchuck.
Brendon, he’s my golden ticket 🙂 I wish I found a woman I liked in the same line of work he’s in…I’d follower her. Hey, girl power 😎
I’ve tried to stick to schedules. Calendars, journals, colorful pens and sticky pads…but, I always fail. After listening to a couple of his podcasts and viewing YouTube videos, something stuck. It could be in part to the “right timing.” Maybe me being in a better place allowed him and his ideas to come in. When you try to force a thing and you’re not ready for it, you resist. But when you’re ready, it somehow just flows in effortlessly.
What resonated with me?
***Living with intention***
My evenings after work vary. Some days I’m writing, creating content, and being super productive. Then comes weeks of Netflix. Zero motivation for my passion projects. Basically…”I wing it.” I do whatever I feel like at the time. I use to tell myself, well…I shouldn’t force creativity. I don’t want to come to a place where I resent it. BUT, where has that way of thinking gotten me? I should have a book out by now. WHY? Because I am a goddamn writer!
The reward, I may never get it – I’m afraid of putting my work out there and having it not be a success. Therefore I don’t discipline myself to do the work.
Well Roacilynn, no one said you have to be a writer. So if your dream is to be a successful writer, then write the fucken book. That or let go of that dream. (me talking to myself, 😂)
Brendon is a High Motivation Performance coach. He’s a writer and trainer. Focuses on self-development. As he was stating this about himself on his podcast…I thought to myself 🤔🤔🤔, he’s what I want to be. I’m a writer…it be poetry or self-development or random things. I have a blog because I enjoy writing. I know that I’m more of a “modern-day writer.” Not polished like professors. That doesn’t mean people don’t connect with me though. See…talking myself into confidence 🧘
We’re all unique and we all have something to offer the world. I want to share my personal story in the hopes of helping and empowering people. There’s nothing else that I want more. This is fulfilling work for me. It brings me happiness. That is my ROI. I won’t pretend that money doesn’t drive some things that I do. We all know money isn’t everything but when you lack it, when you can’t sleep at night…it makes it so much harder to be your best self. So you see…giving and receiving allows for equilibrium. At this point in my life, I refuse to stay in any state that doesn’t allow me to have that balance. We should all strive for this. Anyways, I’m getting off topic 🤦
So…since my old ways have not worked. I am implementing Brendon’s strategy. That is to plan each day with intention. I’m going to have a list of things to do every day. Block up specific times. Right before bed I open my planner and review what I did for the day. If I didn’t complete an important task…why? What did I do instead? How do I feel about it? I’m on my first week. On Sunday I’ll do my first weekly review. Brendon has his own planner that he released. It is a 3-month planner. I decided to go with a different one because I wanted to make sure I was actually going to use it. A bit of a price difference 🤷
I started a new platform for astrology. With blogging, the book, podcasting and learning the technical stuff for YouTube, getting on a strict schedule is more important than ever now. But first…the book!
I want to be an official author.
An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play and is thus also a writer. Thanks, Wiki.
That means I need to create something tangible. A BOOK. So much closer now 😁
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