7 great exercises to help YOU increase Your mental toughness.

Mental toughness…I love this topic! Some of you may ask, why do I want to be mentally tough, that’s something for athletes or high achieving individuals, CEOs or prime ministers? Well, let me tell you something, mental toughness should be a mandatory thing to learn and grow and it should be taught in school.

You must develop it if you want to reach your fullest potential.

When people complain about not having time to workout while eating a triple Mc’n Cheese let me tell you something, is not that they don’t have time is that they are mentally lazy to admit that they could do better and they just hide behind the excuse of not having time.

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Everything in this life is habit and beliefs, and like everything in this life you can change and improve it.

Mental toughness builds up inner strength, self confidence and self awareness. It takes guts and it takes you to look inside and acknowledge the excuses, stop blaming the external and whatever trauma you went through and it builds up with every hard thing you are able to commit to and follow through.

Mental toughness is waking up earlier to train because you are done with having a % or body fat that’s unhealthy, mental toughness is sitting down still and meditating every single day, mental toughness it’s instead of complaining about anything finding a solution to it, mental toughness is making choices that will sky rocket your life. 

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And you can be a waiter, a CEO, an athlete, an entrepreneur, an artist, a model, a hostess, a writer, a freelancer, you can have any work in this world and benefit from mental toughness.

Mentally tough people don’t snap, don’t allow toxic behaviours or people in their lives, mentally tough people make decisions for themselves and assess their own flaws, mentally tough people seek respect not attention and mentally tough people WIN! 

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How do you get mentally tough in a world where instant pleasure is served daily and we are surrounded by distractions continuously? 

You can build up the strength by doing exercises like the 7 I will be sharing with you.

Start today, do them during 4 weeks and once they become a habit stick to them and level up the effort and challenge yourself, continue GROWING!

  1. Shut down the noise: whatever it’s happening outside of you doesn’t matter. Deliver to the best of your ability when under pressure or when something happens that could unbalance your emotions.
  2. Master your self talk: maintain a powerful mindset, know that what matters is how you respond not what actually happens in your life. You are in control of your own motivation.
  3. Embrace change: the more you flow with the constant of change, the more adaptable you are the better you will take things. Remember, is not about you! Is for you!
  4. Stay focused: when you have a long term goal you will face inevitable challenges, tests and setbacks. Keep your focus on the big picture and remember why you started!
  5. Self serving: do it for your own happiness, do it to please your own personal hunger, do it for you!
  6. Stay positive: keep your circle small, don’t listen to naysayers, use the haters to fuel you and keep going!
  7. NEVER EVER GIVE UP!  Continue moving forward no matter what! That’s KEY! 

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If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30 minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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The ultimate 5 TIPS to help YOU stick to a new habit.

For me the key to success is in achieving goals, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly that summed up will make your life the success you dream of. 

Although the definition of success is very broad and personal and here are some of the most succesful people in the world and their own personal definitions of success.

The one that stands out for me is the definition of Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People“, a must read if you want to have more resources to speed up your growth:

“If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience,” he writes in the book, “you will find your definition of success.”

Starting a new habit is hard, being honest with yourself that you must change something in your life is hard, admitting it and taking action towards implementing change is hard. Or that’s what you tend to believe.

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Change is hard or so you believe and some of the reasons why you don’t stick to a new habit for long are: 

  • You aren’t motivated enough. 
  • You talk yourself out of it because you don’t really believe you can do it. 
  • You are not consistent enough and after starting you miss a few days and get back to being where you started. 
  • You listen to others who aren’t where you want to be but they are your friends or family and they must want you good so why give you a bad advice, right? WRONG!
  • You start too many new habits at a time and don’t follow through.  

The list could go on and on because the list of excuses we make when we don’t want to face the truth is endless. 

Here is another truth for you, starting a new habit can be easy, sticking to it as well, and it’s all up to your mindset and developing a consistent routine that will help you achieve those goals faster. 

My first tip that will help you stick to that new habit you want to implement in your life to better it is: start with 1 or 2 habits at a time. Let’s say you want to start meditation and eating healthy, good, introduce both practices in your daily to do list as a must do.

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The second tip will be just START and start with small steps, going from eating junk daily to eating whole foods takes a lot of will power so start with a meal a day, few poses of yoga, 30 minutes of exercise or meditating 10 minutes a day during 4 weeks. After those 4 weeks level up and do 20 minutes of meditation or 2 healthy meals a day, 45 minutes of training etc You get the point.

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Third tip? Observe your thought patterns. Watch how your mind talks you out of your new habit. This can happen even to an experienced meditation master, to an athlete, to a successful person, we will be tested, your mind will play all kinds of tricks to keep you in the comfort zone, even if that comfort zone is a place where you are unhappy somehow is better than the unknown. Be self aware and continue moving forward, you are always in control of your choices. 

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My fourth tip to help you start a new habit and actually sticking to it is, never ever miss 2 days, never cheat two meals in a row. With this one as always I use my passion for fitness to set the example, let’s say you have started a new diet plan because you have a specific and challenging goal in mind, you are pushing your limits and moving past the plateau you found yourself at (you can apply this to anything in life because whenever you reach a limit in any area of your life that means you are in a plateau, mentally, physically, financially, emotionally or spiritually). So, if you slip one day or cheated one meal, make sure the day after you catch up full on, no excuses, you train harder, control your food intake and make sure you remember what happens if you miss one day. Your mind gets stronger with time and so do your habits. 

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My fifth tip? Be accountable, tell your closest friends what you want to achieve, have people around you who will be super honest with you, it’s better to listen to the hard truth than living in a delusion. Be accountable and consistent and you will see results! 

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If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30 minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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Arya

5 steps that help YOU achieve YOUR goals faster.

This life is time and the more you wake up the more you see the limitless posibilities of it.

Successful people know how to say yes to what helps them achieve their goals and how to cut off the BS and anything that may stop them from bettering their life.

How can I achieve my goals faster?

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Well, first of all make sure you have clear goals and then use this 5 simple steps, you can apply them to anything that you do in life:

1. Focus on 2 or 3 goals at a time. When you see the big picture, break down the bigger goals in smaller phases and stick to them until successful. How do you know you have achieved a goal? Here comes the second step.

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2. Set targets, set deadlines and measure your results. The same way you measure yourself when training in the gym measure your results in any other aspect of your life. Put some pressure, challenge your limits! It’s all your mindset! Are you a winner or a cry baby? Simple question!

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3. Understand that patience will cost you the game and you have to learn to balance the drive to succeed with the patience of the marathon that is the succesful life you are creating.

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4. Ask for help, there are people who have been where you want to be that can help you reach your goals faster. The master appears when the student is ready and once it does it’s responsibility of the student to dive deep in whatever the subject of study is.

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5. Consistency and discipline. Even when you feel like there is no progress the simple fact of showing up and doing the same things over and over, over time prove that you are comitted and results will show.

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If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30 minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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5 TIPS to ask for what YOU want with Confidence.

Confidence is a skill and like every skill it requires practice, daily practice, learning from mistakes and grit to continue moving forward despite the challenges and falls.

Brian Tracy said: “The future, in sales and in business belongs to those who ask for what they want over and over again.”

I say that the future belongs to those who ask for what they want in every area of their lives and never settle with a no, or less than what they deserve.

Confidence is a habit and like every habit you must practice it daily until it’s part of your routine. 

How can you ask confidently for what you want if you still don’t believe that you deserve it? 

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Success in building up your confidence is simple repetition of things that work over and over until you get the results you desire. 

Confidence builds up every time you implement a new habit and commit to the practice. Once you see that you are capable of following through you can upgrade and level up your goals. 

When helping my clients they learn that it’s more about accountability and pushing pass the pain and resistance that any other strategy, like in fitness and the gym, life is about pushing through what we think is holding us back.

You will stumble, you will fall, you will make mistakes and you will beat yourself up. It’s ok! 

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You win as long as you keep moving forward and learning from every experience. 

So here they go, 5 POWERFUL tips to help you ask for what you want confidently:

1) Know your reason why, ask yourself why am I doing this? That deep reason why will wake you up in the morning and it’s going to help you and propel you to the next level. This reason has to be selfish and it doesn’t have to make sense to anybody else but you. 

2) Get as many nos as possible, the more nos you get the thicker your skin, the better you face rejection and the stronger you become because you get closer to that yes. This one requires you to believe that what you are creating, building, offering is worth the hustle and the pain of facing rejection. 

3) Learn to say no to things that don’t resonate with you. You are not missing anything, your opportunities are for you, you play the game your way, your rules. Nothing that’s meant to be for you will ever get away. 

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4) Face rejection as redirection, learn from it, see what you can improve. What can you do better the next time so it doesn’t happen again? Never take anything personal! 

5) JUST ASK! It doesn’t matter if your voice is shaking, if you are not feeling 100%, it doesn’t matter! Just ask, have the courage to ask for what you want. Kids never give up, they ask, try different ways until they get what they want right? Play your game to win! 

I hope you find them useful and that you start implementing them today. Remember, success is a marathon, a long lifetime adventure!

If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30 minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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Arya

How to get out of your way

How to cut the BS and start winning.

When packaging my gift and tools for my students, brainstorming the needs and desires and how to satisfy them while providing a challenging enough system that transforms their lives I realised after going through my notes that: 

  • We are never ready. 
  • We aren’t aware of our excuses. 
  • We don’t like change.
  • We think that our thoughts are real. And they become real. 
  • We are too influenced by others.
  • We are too scared by the fears of others.
  • We allow somebody else’s beliefs and limitations to determine our results. 
  • We give your power back every time we don’t speak up for something that bothers us.
  • We are too nice.

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And I say we because I take ownership of my own personal journey. 

We live for the experience, the emotion, the outcome, the shortcut, the speed process, the fast track, the instant gratification, the 90 days “solve my life” programs, we live for the right here right now and when brainstorming with my team to develop this programmes we discovered that exactly that was the reason why the process I use in my programmes were working. 

They go straight to the point, to the core, to the needs, they are focused on the journey, the results, the tools are the guides, I am there to support and the students are the creators.

You know something? 

Here is one big unshakable truth for you: WE ARE ALL DYING! OK? 

So, after you swallow that, go back to the first paragraph and laugh at all the BS you have been taking up until now. The main one, coming from your own head. 

My clients want to be in control of their lives, they want to feel a sense of purpose, they want to have businesses, they want confidence, they want discipline, they want their projects to be completed, they want to leave a legacy, they want their purpose and they want, most of all to be happy. 

And you know? 

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Another truth for you. If you want to make your dreams come true you have to make money, how much is up to you. The beliefs that you carry about money are the only thing stepping in your way. Your mind. Your mindset is the only thing stepping in your way. 

Dream BIG!

The programmes I have created are personal, premium and exclusive. Each of them has specific features that will evolve depending on your own personal needs. Because it all depends on YOU. 

Your life. Your rules. And I will be there to support you and guide you along the way. 

You have to start somewhere so let me share with you 3 exercises that you can start doing right away that will help you improve your mindset: 

  1. Recognise that not everything that you believe to be true is true and that your fears are simply thoughts that hold you back.  
  2. Take ownership of your failures =opportunities for improvement and stop blaming others for your situation. 
  3. Ask yourself if it’s worth it to continue overthinking the ‘what ifs’ instead of simply taking steps towards your goals. 

Remember, the clock is ticking! 

 

If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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The #1 obstacle I faced when starting my business was…

The #1 obstacle I faced when starting my business was…believing in myself enough to know that I could really do this thing called my own business and stopping procrastination. 

Can you relate to the overwhelming feeling of entering the unknown world of having your own business?: 

  • Will I be delivering a good enough service?
  • Will this work?
  • Will people even buy?
  • How do I ask for money for something that comes so natural to me?
  • What if they say no?
  • Do I have enough experience to take this risk?
  • I don’t know anything about business, how am I going to make this work?
  • How do I find my clients?
  • How will I tell them to buy from me?
  • Why is so difficult to make money?
  • Why am I always frustrated?
  • Will I always be busy and never have time for the things that matter to me?
  • What if I succeed and this is not what I want to do for the rest of my life?
  • Where do I start?
  • What happens if I make a mistake?
  • Will I be able to I leave my full time job?
  • HOW DO I MAKE MONEY?

The more you look for answers in books, blogs and other people’s experiences the worst it gets, anxiety takes over and leaves you completely paralysed full of FEAR.

Are you afraid of THINKING BIG?

Do you think being successful means being stressed, busy and not having time for the things you like the most and the people you love? 

Everything takes you to the same frustrating question:

“What are they doing that I am not to make this business a success?”

Last year I was stuck. I had been trying different businesses for years, going to seminars, reading books and blogs, asking people for opinion, until I decided it was time for a change and decided to ask for an expert’s help.

The only thing that has consistently helped is personalised advice on my exact situation from someone that has been there before me.

Sometimes you just need someone to tell you exactly what to do. 


Over the last year I have been offering 1:1 coaching sessions to entrepreneurs, like you and me, who struggle with the same fears, blocks and mindset limitations I once did too.

 

Here some of the disciplines that are helping them overcome their blocks, among others:

  1. Meditation: it brings clarity and helps you stay grounded when things go different than expected.
  2. Prioritising tasks and have tos, must dos: our endless to do lists can improve our lives if we simplify, focus and prioritise by blocking tasks with deadlines and outsourcing.
  3. Being selfish and putting themselves first at the beginning of their to do list.

Simply by choosing our personal wellbeing before any social commitment relieves the stress and helps us focus in what matters for our business, our lives and overall success.

If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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How to develop a thick skin.

And when I mean thick I mean, learn to cope with the nos, learn to cope with rejection, become so strong in your truth that you learn to let go of anything that doesn’t serve your purpose.

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Rejection is redirection, anytime you get a no it takes you closer to that yes that will shift your direction and continue propeling you towards achieving your goals. 

When I hear people say, it’s hard, it’s complicated, it’s a struggle…seriously? If it was easy everyone would do it and that’s why you must push hard.

To develop a thick skin means as well to learn to listen, not everybody that is nice with you wants you well and not everybody that’s ignoring you wants you bad. Discern, listen and decide what you take, what you allow and what you delete.

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Sometimes it will be subtle, just a few words mid conversation that tell you everything about the person in front of you, sometimes it will be so subtle like a facial expression, or you won’t even notice and it won’t show but you can sense it. Tune into that, your gut knows better.

Remember, this is your game, you are in control, you decide what, who, where, when and why. The rest is simply background noise, shut it down, focus, keep the tunnel vision towards your goals, remember that the road can be long and smooth or short and sweet, the speed is perfectly timed and yours is individual to you. This is your game, take what serves you and shred what doesn’t.

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Thick skin is also being aware when you want to please somebody else, being aware of the reasons why you want to please somebody else than you, being mindful of the consequences and choosing to put yourself first.

People pleasing and success only go hand in hand if you are selling ice cream. If you are battling for greatness prepare for war because they will come from all the angles, keep your centre and remember, you are winning in the end! 

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And the hardest will be in your mind, with all those beliefs that you think to be truth, with all the limitations that you think to be truth, with all the fears that you take as truth, with all the memories that keep you small and with all the habits that keep you stuck.

Let go!

Develop a thick skin by going out there and learning to ask for feedback, learn to take criticism and comprehend that both days you are winning, wether they praise you or they judge you.

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Who cares? Keep moving forward! 

If you’d like to find out more about my programmes and how can I help you achieve the success you deserve, if you want to see what’s been holding you back all this time email me to iammissfirestar@gmail.com and let’s talk so that I can give you 30minutes of my time, some advice and a plan to move forward. 

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