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Creating Your Future

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We’ve all heard the following “if only…” statements right? Or the “well one day maybe…” in fact most of us at some point have actually said something along those lines. Yes I am guilty myself. Then you come across people who like Abraham Lincoln create their future. They do not wish on things, protest they don’t have the resources or money to reach their goals, etc… I can say I am actually married to such a person who is a ‘creator’ of his future. Nothing can stand in his way when he wants something. I believe this is because he uses his passion to drive him to succeed. Sure he has bad days, don’t we all? He’s certainly not perfect. However, when it comes to his future he is creating it little by little, step by step, reaching every single goal he has along the way. It’s not always easy; it is still work but if you want it bad enough you will do whatever you have to do to succeed.

I talk about setting goals all the time. It is probably the BEST way to stay on track with what you want to accomplish whether that be 1 year down the road or 10 years. Goals Goals Goals; they will keep you motivated, hungry for more, and accountable to yourself.

So happy Thursday friends; make it a great one!

-Yesenia Whipple

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When you find your passion; share it!

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I was recently asked to write a Healthy Living Series for a really cool blog out of New York City, The City and Us. As you know I love health and fitness so being able to expand my audience and share my passion was an amazing honor for me. You can check out my guest spot here The City and Us: Healthy Living Series. It’s an overview of some tips and tricks on juggling mommy hood with a healthy lifestyle.

What is your passion? What is the thing that you enjoy doing and think of often? I never really knew what my passion was until I asked myself this very question one day. I realized that I not only think of health and fitness often, but I also practice it, AND was and continue to be asked about health and fitness by friends, family, and random strangers I meet along the way. It’s something that whether I make money on it or not I will always continue to love and pursue. That to me is passion.

-Yesenia Whipple

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If I Knew I Could Not Fail I would…

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What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? This is such a loaded question right? I mean if you knew you could not fail because you were guaranteed success, If you knew you could not fail because your life or a loved one’s life depended on it, If you know you could not fail because you had no other choice but to succeed?

Lets say you were guaranteed success. What would you attempt to do? What dreams would you finally chase, create, fulfill? Me? There are so many. Let’s talk success in business. I would have a brand in health and fitness. I have always been a health and fitness enthusiast so why not turn that into a brand, right? What would it take? I started a journey about 4 months ago to take my passion to the next level and create a brand. I want to be known for what I love to do when it comes to business. I still want to be known as a good mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, person; but when it comes to business I want to be known as someone who shares her passion for health and fitness to help others reach their goals and hopefully change lives’ along the way.  So far what I have learned is:

  • Be patient-It will not happen overnight. This is where most people give up. If it is what you love be patient and set small goals.
  • Be consistent-to build a brand you need to be consistent.
  • Be passionate-If you start to burn yourself out, get stressed, or your passion starts distinguishing; it’s o.k. to take a step back, regroup and remember why you started in the first place.
  • Practice what you preach-whatever it is you aspire to be or do you must practice what you are preaching. Take care of you first before trying to take care of others. They look to you as the expert so if you do not act like an expert you will not be taken seriously.
  • Surround yourself with like-minded people-To be great surround yourself with greatness.
  • Personal development-This is difficult for many including myself. To find the time to invest in yourself. It is however, so important. Read books and listen to podcasts and videos that empower you to grow personally and professionally.

What is your passion? Are you willing and able to take that passion and turn it into something great? If you have the mentality that you cannot and will not fail, you likely will not even while hitting those valleys.

-Yesenia Whipple