So, the 2018 is officially over with all the successes, challenges, breakdowns, breakthroughs, changes, and transformations.
It’s a NEW YEAR, a NEW AGE and a NEW PARADIGM!
And as I heard from one spiritual guru recently, the energy of this year is “Seize the day.”
In other words, when opportunity knocks, welcome it and run with it. And if challenges get on your path – don’t panic or curse your luck. Find a way to perceive them as…opportunities in motion. Opportunities to learn, grow, and expand.
This week, I had a privilege to speak to an amazing beautiful 94 years young woman. She has this special spark and charm that is hard to describe in words… One might guess that her life was easy, joyful and fun. Yet it was anything but easy…
During the WWII, she lived under Nazi’s occupation in Lithuania, escaped, became a refugee and lived in different countries before coming to America; was divorced, remarried, then lost her second husband to cancer…
She raised two wonderful daughters as a single mom, learned how to master her money, became an investor, achieved financial independence, and became an amazing painter after leaving her professional career as a chemist.
Her house looks like an art museum… Her many paintings reflect her rocky life journey.
So, I asked her if she could distill all her experiences and wisdom into ONE thing that really matters… ONE thing that helped her overcome enormous obstacles and go through many personal challenges…what would it be?
She looked at me, smiled and said: “The only thing that truly matters is whether you’re happy inside despite your life situations…” Then added softly “I am happy inside.”
“All the time?!”- I asked with some sense of astonishment in my voice.
“NO”, she responded. “Not all the time! About 95% of the time.”
Can it really be THAT simple?
Yes, I believe it can. And it’s a matter of choice.
Today you can choose to focus on problems, react to challenges in your life, compare yourself, and feel powerless and unlucky…
You can choose to focus on solutions, on what “works” in your life.
You can choose to believe that you can do anything.
You can choose to release what no longer serves you.
You can choose to accept your current life situation and thrive for better.
You can choose to love yourself just the way you are, without any need to prove anything to anyone.
You can choose to better yourself and your life through new knowledge and expanded awareness.
You can choose a new way of being.
It does not happen overnight.
It does not happen because it is a New Year.
It happens because you consciously choose every day what you give your attention to, what thoughts you allow to dominate, what words you use, what habits you practice, what boundaries you establish, and how you re-calibrate your feelings.
Be kind and loving to YOU. At least 95% of the time. LOL!
That’s my intention for 2019 in addition to helping as many women as I can to master their money and experience more EASE, PEACE and FREEDOM.
And that’s why I have a question for you.
If you could sit down with me for a cup of coffee, what would YOU want to ask me? What top one or two questions you’d like to ask me?
Just message me or write in the comments below your questions.
To your Health, Wealth and Freedom!
P.S. I’m serious! Go ahead and message me or write in the comments below your questions. What would you ask me?
Millen is a Wealth architect and Financial Independence Coach, entrepreneur, and a bestselling author. Being a Possibilities' Catalyst, she uses her intuition, business, and investment expertise to support entrepreneurial women (like you) who want to master their money, live their purpose achieve financial prosperity and freedom. With her physics and business education, corporate and entrepreneurial experience, money management know-how, mindfulness practices and transformational coaching skills, Millen has a unique ability to guide and support clients in achieving extraordinary success in their lives.