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DAY 8: Take ACTION and Transform Your Life!

“You can run to another town, another place, another state. Whatever it is you’re running from, it stays with you until you find how to confront it.” ~Anonymous~

Questions of the day: Are you so focused on your goals and ‘TO DO’ lists that you sometimes forget to celebrate your achievements and ‘ALREADY DONE’ list? Have you taken time today to celebrate YOU?  How others ‘see’ you is a reflection of the light you give out. Are you shinning your best light? Do you feel stuck? A single empowered action step can get you back in ‘flow’.

Sometimes, in order to get ‘unstuck’ or to get new ‘fuel’ to move forward, all we simply have to do is look at areas in the past where we both excelled or failed, those situations (both small and big), when we focused our resources and accomplished wonderful results. You can learn from from ‘failures’ as well as from your successes, and sometimes even more so from the former. If you really think about it, there are no failures in life only feedback.

Can you remember a time in the past when you felt loved, cherished, joyous, unstoppable, powerful and resourceful? Are you struggling to recall such a time? Do you know that you have the ability to go back in time, way before creation, and tap into a time when you were whole, complete, a special time when you were simply one with your creator?

The world and your present circumstance may seek to convince you of the fallacy that you are broken or fractured, however, they lied! You are a beam of light and love, created in the image of God for a unique purpose. You are, were and will always be whole and complete. “Our DIS-Ease in life is a DIS-connect from God, our true source.” ~Marianne Williamson~

At the core of our transformational Training, Leadership and Coaching programs at Whole Woman Network, are principles of Self-Love, Self-Accountability and Self-Leadership. You have the unique gift and ability to co-create your life and design your destiny. Own it!

WWN Reflection DAY 8: Take ACTION and Transform Your Life!

FearsDescribe and define yourself not in terms of your fears or challenges, rather, always speak of your life in terms of your possibilities, dreams and purpose. Speak of your goals as if they already happened. Speak of your vision as a reality.

Today, let’s take a moment to confront and resolve whatever ‘ghosts’ or issues trouble your spirit. Even if you can’t solve them today, just identify the key areas that need resolutions. Identifying, stating them out loud and writing them down, allows your unconscious mind to keep working on them even when you’re consciously not tackling them. The moment we get specific with our fears, they lose their power and hold over us.

Remember, the answers are  always within. Search inside and God’s spirit will guide and lead you to great things. Anytime you feel overwhelmed, just shift your focus to something else and choose to add value to someone else. We are reflections of one another and operate in the same life-field. A breakthrough for another, is invariably, a breakthrough for us. There are no coincidences in life. We get ‘stuck’ when we stubbornly decide to solve OUR problems NOW!Dreams inside

Stop the ego-tripping. Give up your attachment of being right rather become more focused on doing right; serving others, connecting meaningfully with the world around you, developing and building relationships, being healthier, happier, focus on your personal transformation, progress and growth.

As we take simple steps to grow and transform our lives, we automatically find solutions to seemingly serious challenges/problems in our own lives.

Today, make sure you take some time to rest, relax, rejuvenate, reflect and rejoice. Celebrate where you’ve been and be thankful for where you’re going. You are a beloved child of a loving creator, made to love and be loved, unconditionally. This is your truth, know it and live it.

“To know” is Intellectual and “To Live” is Experiential. To know your truth but not live it leads to Torture/Depression/Pain. To know your truth AND live it leads to a life of Freedom/Joy/Abundance. Here’s a toast to the gift of WISDOM: my wish for you is that you grow to know and live your truth with authenticity, integrity and power.

On a much lighter note, I believe God definitely has an awesome sense of humour. Do you know that four different activities release the same ‘feel-good’ hormones in our bodies: Prayer, Food, Exercise and Sex! My message for you this weekend is to DO all four with wisdom, in the right context, in the right dosage. For example, do not use food to quench a sexual hunger.  You cannot pray yourself into being fit, you actually have to get off the couch and exercise! 🙂 QUALITY counts, not quantity! Have an awesome and abundantly blessed week.

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Juliet Ume in polka dot topThe preceding is a guest post from Juliet ‘Kego Ume-Onyido, MBA –Co-Founder and Executive Director of Whole Woman Network. Juliet is the author of the upcoming books: “UN-Locking Your HeArt of Leadership”  and “Today, I Will Not Bow”.  A self-described avid Life-Connoisseur, who loves life and the whole human experience, Juliet was nicknamed a ‘reminderist’,  [one who reminds us of that which we already know; that we are not fractured or broken and NOW is the perfect time to replace that fallacy with a new, beautiful truth: we are worthy, complete, whole and our life journey is to return to wholeness]!

Her message is simply: “To use the power of written-spoken-sung WORDS to connect, heal, empower, change and transform our inner and outer worlds. Words have power in the meaning and interpretation we choose to give them and all of life is synchronistic poetry in motion! Are you telling empowering stories about yourself and others?” 

She is a passionate advocate of WomEntrepreneurship, Leadership, Investment & Financial Literacy for women and youth (especially girls). Her mission is simply to engage, educate and empower women, regardless of their levels of income or background, to return to ‘wholeness’ and live Healthier, Sexier, Wealthier Lives using Faith-based, Scientific and Universal (Common-Sense) principles! Follow her on Twitter: @wholewomaninc, @julietumeinc. Enjoy some of her portfolio of poems on her Floetry Blog and follow her daily reflective posts on Facebook.

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DAY 7: Take ACTION and Transform Your Life!

DAY 2: Take ACTION and Transform Your Life!

Question of the Day: “What are you COMMITTED and WILLING to do in 30 days to reposition and transform  your life?”Know Yourself Whole Woman Network

At the core of our transformational Training, Leadership and Coaching programs are principles of Self-Love, Self-Accountability and Self-Leadership. You have the gift and ability to co-create your life and design your destiny. Own it!

DAY 2 : WWN Reflection-November 2, 2013

Today’s FOCUS is on KNOWING YOURSELF! How well do you know yourself? Do you love, like, respect and accept the person that you are? Are you too hard, judgemental and unforgiving of yourself and the choices you’ve made in life? Who are you and whose are you? Who are you when no one is watching? Who are you when life’s storms arise? Are you living your own truth? Who/What makes you happy, alive and joyous? What drains you and kills your spirit? Pay attention to who you become under stressful conditions. Often, the true nature of your character often reveals itself in the face of challenging and difficult situations.

Is your outer (public) persona consistent with your internal (private) persona? Research has shown that the extent to which you can achieve your goals is dependent upon how well you know your ‘authentic’ self and how well your values align  and are congruent in all areas of your life! Effortless success happens when who you are BEING aligns perfectly with what you are DOING.

The exchange of values between your personal energy and the energy you seek to create in the universe must be true reflections of each other. Knowledge is intellectual, you can learn about and/or know things and still not do them. Wisdom is experiential, you get it from doing and living, so it is to know and then do it! There is no choice. Knowing oneself is the birthplace of wisdom.

PeaceWrite down 3 things you love about your personality. Also, write down 3 things/traits you could improve upon. Then call 5 people closest to you. (They must be people you trust to tell you the unvarnished truth, not necessarily people you like! Spouses, children, sisters, colleagues, friends etc). Ask them your 3 best traits and the 3 traits they think you need to work on.

Then repeat this exercise by asking two questions: What is your unique talent? What is your unique ability?

The answers you get should tell a consistent story, if not, pay attention to the gaps. This is really to create more awareness about who you think you are compared to who you really are. At our core, we are pure molecules of love. Everything else that seems to distort this reality creates pain in our lives and a profound disconnect from our creator. This dis-connect leads to the fallacy that we are UN-worthy, UN-lovable, UN-fulfilled…and then reveals itself in the choices we make and how we perceive ourselves, the world and others.

The core of who you are is fundamentally the same (even though it may manifest differently in different settings). If your personality feedback is conflicting,  perhaps it is time to do some serious reflection and soul-searching on what your real values are, who/what you stand for and what you want to be known for (your legacy to the world). You must have CLARITY about yourself before you can make changes for the better. Until you make peace with yourself, life is a mere mirage.

You cannot lead yourself if you do not know yourself, and it is futile to lead others without leading yourself first! Empowerment starts from self. You must look inwards to impact others outwards. A deep and meaningful awareness of self means you stop chasing the idea of perfection in the future and start embracing who you are now as being enough. It is to know that you are imperfectly perfect. You are an original, you are a unique being, a beam of light and a sacred vessel of love. To know thyself means to be PRESENT in the moment and to bask in the glory and miracle of your ALIVENESS!

To grow and transform your life, it is important and necessary to love, accept, forgive yourself and also, to be gentle and kind to yourself. Everything flows from you. Until you allow yourself to ‘see’ yourself in a brand new light, nothing changes in your world. You are whole and complete, there’s nothing broken in you! DECIDE to permit yourself to simply be. Decide to embrace the totality of who you are. Dare to see yourself in a beautiful, brand new light. Simply BE and B.E.A.M: Be Everything And More! the-gifts-of-imperfection-quote

Have fun with today’s exercise, every one who’s ever participated in it (and was very honest in carrying it out), found it to be eye-opening and enlightening!


The preceding is a guest post from Juliet Ume, MBA –Strategic Interventionist, Wealth Management Consultant & Leadership-Coach at Whole Woman Network. Juliet is an avid Life Connoisseur and a passionate advocate of WomEntrepreneurship, Leadership Training, Investment & Financial Literacy for women. Her mission is simply to engage, educate and empower women, regardless of their levels of income or background, to return to ‘wholeness’ and live Healthier, Sexier, Wealthier Lives using Faith-Based, Scientific and Universal (Common-Sense) principles! Follow her on Twitter: @wholewomaninc, @julietumeinc