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In the ever-evolving realm of entrepreneurship, where success is often defined by the ability to stand out in the digital crowd, mastering the art of social media and marketing is nothing short of a strategic imperative. Yet, amid the plethora of best practices, expert advice, and trending tactics, there exists a powerful truth: authenticity is the linchpin of effective engagement.
As an entrepreneur, navigating the labyrinth of social media can be both exhilarating and overwhelming, but fear not—I am here to share my own tried-and-true process, not as a one-size-fits-all solution, but as a canvas for you to paint your unique entrepreneurial masterpiece. In this journey, we'll explore how crafting an authentic approach to social media and marketing can not only elevate your business but also resonate with the heart of your audience.
Part 1 - Know Your "Focus Zone Recipe"
In the intricate dance of professional productivity, the importance of having your own unique "focus recipe" cannot be overstated. Like a skilled chef crafting a signature dish, honing in on the specific ingredients that cultivate your concentration is key to optimizing the precious hours dedicated to your work. Recognizing the nuances of your attention span, energy levels, and personal preferences creates a bespoke strategy tailored to your cognitive rhythm. This personalized focus recipe not only enhances efficiency but also fosters a sustainable approach to tackling tasks. In a world inundated with distractions, understanding and refining your own focus recipe becomes the secret sauce that transforms mere time commitment into a symphony of productivity and accomplishment.
Part 2 - Know Your Process & Use it Repetitively
After I set up my "focus zone", I use my own unique process to get my content out. I have this process written down, and I use the same process every single time. In the beginning, it will take longer, but as you build your templates and use the exact same steps each time, you'll get really fast at doing it. This stuff took me an entire day when I first started, now it only takes a few hours.
What I Gained
Now, with a 2.5ish hour investment, I have the following marketing:
📈 IG post
📈 IG story with a link to my article
📈 IG SEO
📈 Medium Article with link to my website and my YouTube
📈 Medium SEO for the article title, keywords, and any images I've included in the article (Alt text)
📈 YouTube video with a link to my article and my website
📈 YouTube SEO for my title and my keywords
📈 TikTok video
📈 TikTok SEO
📈 Pinterest Video with link to my article and website
📈 Pinterest SEO for the title, keywords, and alt text.
📈 FB Post
📈 FB Story with a link to my article
📈 FB SEO
In two weeks when the "new article" graphic goes live:
📈 FB Post
📈 FB Story with a link to my article
📈 IG Post
📈 IG Story with a link to my article
📈 Sometimes I also the post the same content onto a Google Updates as well
I try to do this 2-3 times per week, or 5-8 hours per week. Then, for my remaining social media, I schedule simple things like graphics, photos, and quotes for everyday posts with Meta. So that means every week, there are 45 - 60 "touches" from my business to the internet (by biggest marketing tool) - and not just social media. I'm also writing 3 articles per week to build trust with future clients.
A Few More Tips
👉 Sometimes, I also schedule a FB post 2-3 months out with a direct link the article - utilizing the same content again for another "touch".
👉 Sometimes, I take 2-3 quotes from the article and use my Canva "quote template" to build another entire set of reels and posts on my social media channel from the same article! Articles can also be used to great graphics and just cutting and pasting the same text! I link them all back to the same original piece of content.
👉 As I expand my conversation with my public community on this topic, I'll be able to go back and add new additional links to old blogs and articles, making them even more SEO rich!
👉 You can also include (or go back and add) additional photos and graphics in your articles and blogs, and give a unique Alt Text to each, making your SEO for each article even better!
Oh, and I...
⭐Alternate between articles on Medium and articles on my website blog, so that half the links are driving traffic directly to my website.
⭐Make an income from Medium: https://medium.com/creators-hub/interested-in-writing-on-medium-start-here-8b8191cb6618
The best part of having a process that is unique to me is that is allows all of my creations to be in-the-flow and aligned with my authentic messaging. Today, it has been fun and rewarding to follow the initial feelings of struggle that I had this morning with my own ADHD brain into a series of marketing tools. Go with the flow rather than against the flow! Follow what is happening for you in your world of living and learning - there is tons of good, juicy content there.
In the dynamic landscape of business, crafting a comprehensive marketing strategy is akin to weaving a strategic web that goes beyond mere outreach – it's about cultivating meaningful connections. By utilizing a diverse array of marketing tools, you're not just casting a net; you're intricately crafting a web designed to capture the attention and interest of your ideal clients. This multifaceted approach creates a synergistic effect, ensuring that your message resonates across platforms, reaching your audience where they are most receptive. In doing so, you're not just building a clientele; you're fostering win/win relationships, where your unique value proposition aligns seamlessly with the needs of your clients. As the threads of your marketing web interlace, you're not only expanding your reach but creating a foundation for lasting and mutually beneficial connections in the ever-evolving tapestry of business.
Mindy Amita Aisling
Authenticity Empowerment Coaching for Big-Hearted Overthinkers
Our minds are intricate and powerful, composed of two distinct yet interconnected components: the conscious and the subconscious mind. Understanding and aligning these two facets can be the key to unlocking your full potential, achieving personal growth, and manifesting your desires.
The Conscious and Subconscious Minds: An Overview
The Power of Alignment
Aligning your conscious and subconscious minds is like tuning two instruments to play the same melody. When they work harmoniously, you can harness incredible power to shape your life.
Practical Steps to Alignment
The Power of Alignment Unleashed
When your conscious and subconscious minds are in sync, you become a powerful manifestor of your desires. Your beliefs, thoughts, and actions align effortlessly, propelling you toward your goals. The limitations that once held you back begin to crumble, and you step into a new realm of personal growth and self-empowerment.
Aligning your subconscious and conscious mind is a journey worth embarking on. It's the path to unlocking the vast reservoir of potential within you, enabling you to live a life of purpose, fulfillment, and success. So, take the first step today, and watch as your aligned mind propels you toward a brighter future.
Potential is a word that carries immense weight and significance in our lives. It's a word filled with hope, promise, and endless possibilities. We often hear people say, "You have so much potential," and while those words can be uplifting, they also come with a subtle reminder: potential alone means nothing if you do nothing with it.
Imagine potential as a seed. It holds within it the blueprint for something remarkable, something that can flourish and thrive. But a seed, no matter how promising, won't grow into a majestic tree or a beautiful flower if it's never planted, nurtured, and given the opportunity to take root. In the same way, our potential is like that seed—it's the starting point of something incredible, but it requires self-love, authenticity, effort, dedication, and action to transform it into reality.
One of the biggest hurdles in unlocking our potential is our comfort zone. We all have one—a place where we feel safe, where things are familiar and easy. Stepping out of this comfort zone can be intimidating because it means facing uncertainty, taking risks, and working hard. But herein lies the paradox: growth and potential rarely reside within our comfort zones.
When we choose to stay in our comfort zones, we may have all the potential in the world, but we'll never know what we're truly capable of. Our potential becomes stagnant, unrealized, and ultimately wasted. It's like having a treasure chest locked away in your heart but never bothering to open it.
The Power of Action
Action is the key that unlocks our potential. It's the bridge between our dreams and their fulfillment. To harness your potential, you must take deliberate steps towards your goals. Here's how:
Remember that potential is not limited to a specific age, gender, or circumstance. It resides within all of us, waiting to be discovered and nurtured. Your potential is unique to you, and it's a gift you can choose to embrace or squander.
So, the next time someone tells you that you have potential, don't take it lightly. It's a reminder that you possess the power to achieve great things, but it's up to you to make it happen. Take that seed of potential and plant it, water it, and watch it grow into something extraordinary. Potential means nothing if you do nothing with it, but in your hands, it can mean everything.
Schedule a free session and let's talk about YOUR potential.
In the relentless flow of life, we often find ourselves caught up in a whirlwind of activities, responsibilities, and commitments. Days turn into weeks, weeks into months, and months into years, all while we carry the weight of our past and the burden of our unexamined present. It's easy to forget that to move forward authentically and achieve our goals, we must pause, reflect, and let go of whatever no longer serves us. This month, as I engage with the SHED coursework alongside my clients, I am embrace the liberating practice of letting go. One of my core beliefs are that we are all always growing and learning, we are all teachers and students. Therefore, in my courses, I work alongside my clients. I am both guide and student. This September, here are the three things I'm releasing from my life with the help of the SHED coursework.
1. My addiction to doing
3. My (unhelpful) inner-narrative about a past situation
My addiction to doing
Letting go of my addiction to doing is going to allow me to build a more balanced and healthy life. Not only does our society glorify busyness and place a premium on productivity, but I am still healing a poverty wound from my childhood (you can read my story here), so I have found myself addicted to constantly doing in an attempt to stay safe, secure and respected. Mentally, I understand that "doing" is not the best tool to use to create safety and respect in my life, but there are 3 ways to "know" something, and I need to pull my knowing from a level 2 (emotional) to a level 3 (modus operandi). Additionally, because I am so incredibly passionate about my work, I can easily find my neurodivergent brain hyper focusing on it for long hours. While this brings me a ton of joy, I recognize that in order to be the person I want to be, my life (and my focus) has to be more multidimensional and balanced.
Letting go of this addiction will require a shift in mindset and a commitment to prioritize my mental and emotional well-being. It involves time and dedication to meditation, reflection, and journaling as I investigate my values and needs in order to discover the "key" to realigning my internal "story". My updated story will allow me to embrace moments of stillness, self-care, and relaxation as just as important as accomplishing tasks. This shift will allow me to increase my self-awareness, improve my mental health, and achieve greater overall happiness.
If you struggle with over-doing, I invite you to join me in SHEDing this addiction. When we let go of the addiction to doing, we create space for reflection, creativity, and self-discovery. We allow ourselves to reconnect with our passions, values, and the things that truly matter to us. It's an opportunity to cultivate a more mindful and purposeful life where we savor each moment rather than rushing through them. Ultimately, the journey to release this addiction can lead us to a more authentic and fulfilling existence where we find contentment in simply being ourselves, free from the constant need to prove our worth through ceaseless activity.
Letting go of excess weight on our bodies is a journey that extends beyond just shedding physical pounds; it's about reclaiming our health, self-confidence, and overall well-being. Carrying excess weight can take a toll on both our physical and emotional health, but the process of shedding it can be a transformative and empowering experience.
For me, as I go into middle age (I'm 44), and I manage health issues (brain tumor) and medication for those health issues (that cause weight gain), I find myself trying to lose weight for the first time in my life. This is a new journey for me, and one that I'm excited about.
For me, it's not just about aesthetics but primarily about my health. I like to feel like my body is an asset to me in my choices. To the greatest extent possible, I want to be able to do whatever I want to do and not be limited by my body's capabilities (fitness and health). For me, it is about taking control of my life and making choices that promote longevity and vitality. It's about freeing myself from the physical limitations that extra weight can impose and giving myself the opportunity to live a life filled with energy and vitality.
As an NFPT Personal Trainer and Health Coach, I know that the journey to letting go of excess weight involves adopting sustainable lifestyle changes rather than quick fixes. I am focusing on cultivating healthier habits that I can maintain over time. I'm also doing experiments to discover exactly how my body responds to different foods so that I can optimize my diet.
The process of shedding excess weight also requires a shift in mindset. While this can include fostering self-compassion and embracing a positive self-image, for me it is primarily about my priorities and allowing diet and exercise to take up more of my time and energy every single day. If you're interested in following my journey on this topic, stay tuned as I work through the SHED curriculum throughout the rest of September!
My Story (about people not liking me)
The annual SHED course begins by assessing where you are "leaking" energy, where you feel constricted, and where you encounter sadness, stress or other heavy vibration feelings in your life. When I did my examination, I realized that there was a past situation in my life where I was holding on to a story that was not serving me. In fact, it was causing quite a leak in my energy field.
Because I've done this work for over a decade, this is not the first time that I've had to let go of a similar story. For me, it comes up sometimes and, gratefully, I have the tools to know how to manage it in my life and return to my most wild and free self.
Often, we construct narratives in our minds that are not necessarily grounded in reality, and these stories can have a detrimental impact on our self-esteem and relationships. The story that people don't like us/respect us/value us is a common one, and can stem from various sources, including past experiences, insecurities, or misinterpretations of social cues. However, it's crucial to remember that our perception isn't always an accurate reflection of how others truly feel about us. People's thoughts and feelings are complex, and their thoughts, beliefs and behaviors (including their opinions about us) ultimately describe them, not us. While it is easy to mentally understand this, living it is much more challenging.
If you are looking to change your story regarding how people think about you, you have two options. You can "check out reality" with the person and discover their actual thoughts and feelings - or you can change the story that you are telling yourself about the person and/or situation. I am going to be doing the latter one, changing my story. If you're interested in changing your story about a particular person or situation, download my DIY Coaching Course, The Stories We Tell Ourselves for a step-by-step guide to changing your stories. I'll also be posting another blog next week showing my personal step-by-step process in changing my story on this particular situation.
Letting go of what no longer serves us is not a one-time event but an ongoing journey. It's an act of self-compassion and a commitment to living authentically. Authentic living is about aligning our actions, choices, and beliefs with our true selves. It's the key to achieving our goals, finding genuine happiness, and experiencing lasting peace.
When we let go of old habits, toxic relationships, and the fear of failure, we create space for the authentic self to flourish. We become more in tune with our desires, values, and passions. This alignment empowers us to set meaningful goals and pursue them with unwavering dedication. Authenticity becomes a guiding principle, leading us towards a life that resonates with our innermost aspirations.
Taking time every year to review our lives and let go of what no longer serves us is a profound act of self-love and self-discovery. It is the authentic living path, a journey towards becoming our truest selves. As we shed the weight of old habits, toxic relationships, and fear, we make room for our authentic selves to shine through. With authenticity as our compass, we can navigate the twists and turns of life, achieve our goals, and experience unparalleled joy and peace. So, this month, I invite you to join me in letting go and embracing the authentic life that awaits us.
The idea of willingly embracing incompetence might seem counterintuitive. However, there's a profound truth hidden within this paradox: "The best way to become great at something is to suck at it with enthusiasm." These wise words by Authenticity Empowerment Coach Mindy Aisling encourage us to shatter the fear of failure and boldly venture into uncharted territories, accepting that stumbling is an integral part of the journey towards excellence.
Embracing the Unknown
As human beings, we tend to stick to what we know and excel at, avoiding situations where our competence may be in question. We avoid the discomfort of feeling like a beginner because it threatens our sense of self-worth and competence. However, it's precisely this fear that often hinders personal growth and prevents us from discovering new talents and passions.
Embracing the unknown is a crucial step in personal development. When you decide to embark on a new journey, whether it's picking up a musical instrument, trying a new sport, or learning a foreign language, you are essentially choosing to leave the safety of your comfort zone. It's important to acknowledge that at the beginning of any such endeavor, you're likely to be far from proficient. You might even "suck" at it, as Mindy Aisling suggests. But this is where the magic happens.
The Power of Enthusiastic Sucking
To "suck" at something means to perform poorly or unskillfully in the initial stages. It means making mistakes, fumbling, and perhaps even feeling a bit foolish. But here's the key: it's okay to suck at something when you're just starting. In fact, it's more than okay—it's essential.
When you embrace the process of learning with enthusiasm, you open yourself up to a world of possibilities. Enthusiastic sucking is not about accepting mediocrity; it's about recognizing that the path to mastery is paved with failures, missteps, and countless setbacks. These are the building blocks of success.
The Learning Curve
Every skill or talent has a learning curve. It's a graphical representation of your progress, and it often starts with a steep climb from the bottom, where you might feel completely out of your depth. This is where most people give up or shy away from trying something new. But this is also where the growth happens.
Think about a child learning to walk. In the beginning, they wobble, stumble, and fall repeatedly. But they don't give up. They keep trying, fueled by their curiosity and determination. Eventually, they become proficient walkers. The same principle applies to adults learning new skills or mastering new endeavors.
Overcoming Fear of Failure
The fear of failure is a powerful psychological barrier. It can prevent you from taking that first step toward something you've always wanted to try. However, when you acknowledge that failure is not the end but a stepping stone to success, you can start to shift your perspective.
Failure teaches valuable lessons. It shows you what doesn't work, allowing you to make adjustments and try again. Each "sucky" attempt brings you one step closer to improvement. The key is to maintain your enthusiasm throughout the process, even when things get tough. As you gain experience and learn from your mistakes, you'll gradually find yourself moving up the learning curve.
Building Resilience and Confidence
Embracing enthusiastic sucking also builds resilience and self-confidence. When you're willing to endure the initial discomfort of incompetence and keep pushing forward, you develop grit and determination. These qualities not only serve you well in your current endeavor but can also be applied to other areas of your life.
As you make progress and see your skills improve, your self-confidence naturally grows. You start to believe in your ability to conquer challenges, and this newfound confidence spills over into various aspects of your life. You become a more adaptable and capable individual.
So, be brave enough to suck at something new. Embrace the discomfort of incompetence with enthusiasm, knowing that it's a temporary stage on your journey to mastery. Mindy Aisling's wise words remind us that greatness is born from a willingness to face our limitations head-on and to keep pushing forward, even when we feel like we're far from achieving excellence. Remember, it's not about how you start; it's about how you persist and evolve along the way. In the end, you'll not only become great at what you set out to do but also discover the incredible strength and resilience within yourself.
For many of us, our lives have become a checklist of tasks, and we've learned to evaluate ourselves by our productivity. The 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge offers a refreshing shift in perspective, inviting participants to prioritize their happiness by engaging in activities they love every single day for an entire month. This challenge, beginning in September, encourages us to put intention and attention into the things that make us smile and nourish our souls. Focusing on what truly matters is a natural catalyst for positive changes in our lives.
The Power of Choosing Happiness
Choosing happiness is a revolutionary act in today's fast-paced world. It's about consciously making choices that uplift our spirits and nourish our well-being. While responsibilities and obligations are essential, they should not overshadow the simple pleasures and passions that light up our lives. The 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge recognizes the significance of prioritizing joy, as it allows us to strike a balance between doing and being.
The Challenge Unveiled
Starting in September, the 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge encourages participants to dedicate each day to an activity or experience they genuinely love. This activity could be anything – from spending time with loved ones, engaging in a creative hobby, taking a nature walk, reading a favorite book, indulging in self-care rituals, cooking a favorite meal, or simply taking a moment to appreciate the beauty around us. The goal is to shift the focus from measuring our lives by productivity to valuing moments of happiness and contentment.
Breaking the Routine
One of the most remarkable aspects of this challenge is its ability to break the monotony of daily routines. By actively seeking out activities that bring joy, participants step out of their comfort zones and create new, exciting experiences. This break from the ordinary infuses a renewed sense of enthusiasm into life, making each day feel special and worth cherishing.
The 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge also promotes mindfulness – the practice of being fully present in the moment. As participants engage in activities they love, they learn to appreciate the nuances of each experience. Whether it's the aroma of a homemade dessert, the laughter shared with friends, or the feeling of grass beneath their feet, mindfulness deepens the connection to these moments, amplifying their impact on overall well-being.
Creating Positive Change
As the challenge progresses, participants often notice positive changes manifesting in their lives. This shift is not just a coincidence – it's a result of focusing on happiness and self-nourishment. When we prioritize joy, we become more attuned to our needs and desires. This heightened awareness can lead to healthier habits, improved relationships, reduced stress, and enhanced creativity.
Building a Supportive Community
Embarking on the 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge doesn't mean you're on this journey alone. Enrolling friends, family, or colleagues to join you can create a sense of camaraderie and accountability. Sharing experiences, challenges, and triumphs can deepen connections and encourage everyone involved to continue prioritizing happiness long after the challenge concludes.
The 30-Day Choose Happiness Challenge is an invitation to transform the way we perceive our lives. By dedicating 30 days to engaging in activities that bring joy, participants embark on a journey of self-discovery, mindfulness, and positive change. As September approaches, let's prepare to embrace this challenge and remind ourselves that life's true value lies not solely in what we accomplish, but in the happiness and nourishment we cultivate along the way.
Join me on social media as I share my 30-day challenge journey every single day in September!
Life has a funny way of unveiling its mysteries just when you think you've got it all figured out. It was in my 40s that I embarked on a journey of self-discovery that would forever change the way I saw myself and the world around me. Little did I know that the answers I had been seeking for decades would come in the form of two diagnoses: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
As a child, I was often described as "quirky" or "different." I excelled in certain subjects while struggling to maintain focus in others. Social interactions felt like a complex dance that everyone else seemed to know the steps to, leaving me stumbling and feeling out of sync. I carried a sense of not fitting in, of being an observer in a world that spoke a language I struggled to fully grasp.
As the years went by, I developed coping mechanisms to navigate a world that felt overwhelming. I meticulously organized my surroundings, created rigid routines, and immersed myself in solitary activities where I could hyperfocus. Yet, something still felt amiss. There was a persistent feeling that I was wearing a mask, trying to fit into a mold that wasn't quite right for me.
It wasn't until my 40s that I decided to seek answers. The process of pursuing a diagnosis was both nerve-wracking and liberating. Would I be dismissed as an adult seeking attention for something I had managed to hide for so long? Or would I finally receive the validation that had eluded me all these years? The journey felt like a leap of faith, a leap that I needed to take for my own understanding.
The diagnoses of ADHD and Autism were revelations that transformed my perception of self. The ADHD diagnosis explained the constant whirlwind of thoughts that had made focusing on tasks a Herculean effort. The tendency to lose track of time, the bursts of energy followed by crashes of exhaustion – they all made sense within the framework of ADHD.
The Autism diagnosis was equally enlightening. Suddenly, the struggles with social cues, the intense need for predictability, and the sensory sensitivities had a name. Autism wasn't something to be feared; it was a facet of my identity that contributed to my unique way of experiencing the world. It was a reminder that I wasn't broken; I was beautifully different.
With these diagnoses came a sense of relief – the relief of knowing that I wasn't alone in my struggles, that there were others who shared similar experiences. But more importantly, the diagnoses gave me permission to embrace myself fully. I began the complicated (but rewarding) journey of discovering ways in which I was masking and how I could unmask and be authentically me, quirks and all.
The impact of these diagnoses rippled through every aspect of my life. I began to approach challenges with a newfound understanding of my cognitive patterns. I explored strategies tailored to my ADHD and Autism, finding ways to harness their strengths while mitigating their challenges. Instead of being sources of shame, my diagnoses became sources of empowerment.
Social interactions became less daunting as I learned to communicate my needs and boundaries. I sought out communities of individuals with similar experiences, fostering connections that were rooted in empathy and shared understanding. The once-overwhelming world began to feel navigable, a landscape that I could explore at my own pace.
As I reflect on this journey, I am struck by the resilience of the human spirit. The ability to adapt, learn, and grow is a testament to our capacity for self-discovery. Being diagnosed with ADHD and Autism in my 40s wasn't just a diagnosis; it was an awakening. It was an invitation to live authentically, to embrace neurodiversity, and to celebrate the beautiful mosaic of humanity in all its forms.
Navigating a neurotypical-oriented society can sometimes lead to a cycle of shame, self-criticism, and unrealistic expectations that drain valuable energy. The path to increased productivity and well-being for neurodivergent individuals begins with shedding the weight of shame, self-beatup, and the incessant "shoulding" that holds them back. By embracing self-compassion and authenticity, a transformative journey towards higher energy levels and heightened productivity unfolds.
Breaking Free from Shame:
Shame acts as a silent energy drain, perpetuating feelings of inadequacy and unworthiness. For neurodivergent individuals, societal pressures to conform can intensify these feelings. Reclaiming energy starts with recognizing that neurodiversity is a beautiful variation, not a flaw. Acknowledge your unique strengths and the contributions you bring to the table.
Replace self-shaming thoughts with self-compassion. Treat yourself as you would a dear friend. Understand that mistakes are part of growth, and your journey is valid regardless of societal norms. Embracing your authenticity fosters an environment where energy can flow freely.
Neurodivergent individuals often hold themselves to unrealistic standards, leading to perpetual self-beatup. By practicing self-compassion, you can redirect this energy towards growth and productivity.
Begin with mindfulness. Observe your thoughts and feelings without judgment. When a critical thought arises, challenge it with self-kindness. Understand that everyone, neurodivergent or not, has strengths and areas for improvement.
Remember, your worth isn't determined by external achievements. Celebrate small victories and progress, and acknowledge that setbacks are part of any journey. Redirect energy towards learning and growth, turning self-beatup into a catalyst for positive change.
Banishing the "Shoulds":
"Shoulding" on yourself involves imposing unrealistic expectations rooted in societal norms. This drains energy and stifles authenticity. Neurodivergent individuals often feel pressured to conform, leading to internal conflicts and exhaustion.
Break free from the "should" trap by redefining success. Focus on what aligns with your values and strengths, not arbitrary benchmarks. Embrace a growth mindset, understanding that progress is more important than perfection.
Practice saying "no" to obligations that drain energy and don't align with your true self. Prioritize activities that nurture your passions and well-being. By releasing the "shoulds," you create space for authentic pursuits and boost overall productivity.
Embracing Authenticity for Renewed Energy:
Reclaiming energy and boosting productivity for neurodivergent individuals revolves around authenticity and self-compassion. Embrace your neurodiversity as a source of strength, not limitation. Redirect the energy once consumed by shame, self-beatup, and "shoulding" towards meaningful growth and self-fulfillment.
In the journey towards authenticity, remember that seeking support is a sign of strength. Professional counselors, mentors, and support groups can provide valuable guidance. Surround yourself with individuals who appreciate your uniqueness and contribute positively to your growth.
Reclaiming energy and enhancing productivity is a lifelong journey. By cultivating self-compassion, celebrating authenticity, and banishing the energy-draining cycle, neurodivergent individuals can unleash their full potential, foster personal growth, and make a lasting impact in both their lives and the world around them.
Mindy Amita Aisling
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Mindy Amita Aisling, is a professionally trained and board-certified leadership, authenticity, and entrepreneur coach.
Mindy exceeds all requirements set forth by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) for Master Coach certification.
Mindy is also a licensed mediator, communications coach, and conflict resolution practicer. As a mediator, she has worked both in private practice and as a court appointment mediator at her local county courthouse.
Through her innovative approach, she assists clients in examining their limiting beliefs, questioning their assumptions about how the world works, and releasing the notion that they are anything less than perfect. As a result, individuals who work with Mindy cultivate the ability to stand firm in their beliefs, live authentically and decisively, and discover an experience of life that is easy and graceful.
In 2021, Mindy founded How to Be Human and Entreprenerd. These programs have enabled her to share her wisdom and knowledge with a broader audience in service of her vision of helping others live authentic lives This, in turn, has empowered more individuals to lead their most TRUE and COURAGEOUS lives.
When she is not working, Mindy can be found playing outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, creating art, spending time with friends & family, or with her nose deep in a book.
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