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Inspire Moment #116: Re-Create a Memory

How can you “get out of town” this week, without leaving your neighborhood?  Inspire Moment #116 offers encouragemet for you to take some time to think about how you can re-create the feeling that “getting out of town” gives you, without having to travel far at all.  Here are some steps on how to start –

1-Take five minutes and jog your memory to think about a time when you travelled that made you feel wonderful, peaceful, excited, relaxed, etc.

2-What is it about that memory that excites you?  Give that memory a name.

3-Think about a place in the neighborhood or nearby within driving distance that can help re-create that memory.  Where is it?

4-Ask yourself – when can I go?  Then schedule it!

5-Take an action step and go to that destination and bring the things you need to re-create the memory.  Maybe it’s a journal, a backpack, camera, whatever it is, bring it with you!

6-Smile and let the moment happen naturally and see and feel how it brings you a sense of joy.

Remember, life is a journey, not a destination.  Go at your own pace and enjoy the ride!


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Inspire Moment #110: Pre-Game Warm-Up

Whether you’re playing in a local pick-up game, the next World Cup Final, or giving a listing presentation to a new client that wants to sell their home, a Pre-Game Warm-Up can make all the difference.  When your shot gets blocked or your presentation isn’t going well and you have lost focus, having pre-set mentality can ensure you stay focused when the going gets tough and you feel frazzled.

Being in the right frame of mind is essential in any circumstance. To prepare yourself mentally, visualize yourself performing at an optimum level, think through all and every possible challenge and those scenarios, prepare yourself for objections that will come your way, and having a Pre-Game Warm-Up will help you focus and win.  Don’t just trust me, try it for yourself and see what happens!

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