Fear not the flames. You are the fire.
May these stories of freedom and reclamation inspire you to navigate identity, creativity and freedompreneurship, gracefully and joyfully. xo Ellany
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There's no way to know the intricacies of the unfolding of our sacred contracts, which our soul signed before incarnating on earth. Even though we often feel like blind leading the blind, it is only in retrospect that we can connect the dots of all that we have reclaimed and see the bigger picture of our destiny.
Back in 2013, I bought Jack Canfield's “how to write a bestseller” program and decided that by the end of that year, my bestseller would be complete. LOL! #hownaive #universedoesnotworkthatway
Dream Team • How to Discern Roles and Hire your Support Team when Everyone and their Cat is a Marketing "Expert"
Hiring a dream team for your online business can be challenging! There's no one-size-fits-all. Here's a guide to help you discern your needs and save you time, frustration, time, money, and time!
At this point on my globetrotting journeys, I mastered being a digital nomad, traveling 20 countries in 16 weeks. So I figured, why stop? I always wanted to visit Argentina, which didn't make it onto Around-the-World 2005 trip because Star Alliance didn't have an airline partner down there...
At the end of my work term in Rwanda, I didn't have the chance to visit the Virunga Mountain Gorillas, which I had diligently saved up for, because the ministry that issued work permits held my passport until, and I only got it back the Friday before I left the country the next morning.
I was once interviewed by my friend Ric at Counting Countries and asked if I always dreamed of visiting every country in the world. "Not at all!", was my answer...
When you convert strangers into friends, it's always a hit. Friends like friends. Friends get value from friends. They stay friends, tell others about your work, become loyal readers, transform into raving fans, serve as word of mouth marketing.
Human language is so limited to describe the mystical experience. Even so, the soul residing in human flesh can't help but try anyway.
From the day I stumbled upon Brené Brown's TED talk back in 2012, where she was the first person to make me feel like I was enough, I've read every word in every book she's written, watched every video she's ever appeared in, enrolled in every certification she's offered and followed her like her #1 Raving Fan!
Sometimes, the heart needs balm that only poems and prayers can provide. May these favourites help you remember what the soul already knew.
Entrepreneurship is like dating. When you're dating your business, are you still flirting with other businesses? Or worse yet, are you getting into bed with your old corporate job? :O
Would you run into the red light on a huge avenue, red light, after red light, after red light? Just to get home. What I learned about courage and showing up from a juggler.
A coach rides along side you. A mentor rides in front of you. A teacher rides in front of you. A consultant rides for you.
I was watching a TED Talk on Why Schools Kill Creativity. A couple of days later, I met up with a high school friend for brunch. We reminisced and somehow ended up on the topic of floss. She exclaimed, "Oh my god, do you remember your floss story, the one you wrote in high school?" My first reaction was of trembling...