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Who inspires you?

My youngest son was born in 14 minutes.

The cord was wrapped around his neck three times, so I didn’t really have a choice about the speed at which he needed to arrive. It gave the phrase ‘do or die’ some significance.

The nurse plopped him on my chest for about 1.5 seconds before whisking him off to the NICU.

He’s 15 now and fine.

But the way he arrived into this world set the tone for nearly every day of his existence since then.

Something inside guides him to do what the rest of us don’t. Or what we believe we can’t. Do or die.

I talk about him pretty frequently in my private community, MORE. And it occurred to me today that while it’s far from abnormal to brag about your kid, it is highly unusual to use a 15 year old as an example for how to do life. (Particularly in a community of women.)

So what makes him so special? Why should anyone who isn’t his mother see inspiration?

I could wax poetic about his accomplishments in sports and academics all day. And yes, they would blow your mind. But that’s not it by half.

Skill can be learned. Knowledge can be attained. Those are available to all of us.

The things that surprise me most come from some place else entirely.

He doesn’t ask if he is too big or small, too slow or fast, too smart or not at all.

He doesn’t wonder if he will be loved if he is free.

He doesn’t ask what the world wants from him or of him.

He doesn’t stop unfolding to make other people comfortable.

He just decides what he wants to achieve and then makes it happen.

He works on it until it’s complete to his standards, never asking anyone else if it’s good enough. He relies on an internal barometer to measure self-worth – and nothing and no one can stop him (I’ve tried) until he has reached what he’s after.

It’s all very uncomplicated.

Prioritize. Clarify. Move.

See more happy? Go be it.

Perhaps the most inspiring thing the boy does is to remind me that we are all capable of living this way: Comfortable in our skin, pursuing our passion and feeling great, if we can only let go of expectations in favor of our hearts.

Who inspires you and why?

Use the comments.

The answer is getting unstuck

The question is are you ready for MORE?

How would you feel if I told you you weren’t stuck any longer?

*Mic check*

Yes, I’m talking to you. This showed up in your inbox, right?

If I told you you no longer had to feel pathetic or paralyzed, like you were wasting time instead of becoming the person you’ve always wanted to be, how would you feel?

Relieved? Terrified? Suspicious?

The first time I realized I wasn’t stuck, I had a meltdown. Because in the 41 years prior, I barely survived. Each half-hearted attempt to discover my dream life landed me with a new set of doubts or barriers.

I had a business I threw my soul into but was barely earning enough money to pay our bills or keep food on the table. My then-husband urged me to get a job, but I knew I couldn’t do that.

I couldn’t move backward.

I knew I needed MORE.

After freaking the fuck out and finding myself in a puddle on the floor, I finally embraced the idea I really could have what I wanted.

This changed everything.

From negative self-talk and exhausting, unnecessary hurdles, to doing work that lights me up and changes lives daily.  From scraping around for sofa change to a multiple seven-figure business.

I live and breathe my empire and family, and I honor women worldwide by showing them the truth:

With more confidence and fewer excuses, you can have the things you only used to dream about.

That was the key.

To get more, I really needed to be doing less.

Less doubting, less fearing, and less listening to the opinions and doubts of naysayers.

So, what do you want?

More love?

More money?

Better health?

Increased happiness?

​​​​​​​A superstar career and thriving business?

You can have all of it. You just have to trust that you deserve it, gorgeous.

Want to know more about getting MORE?

I thought you’d never ask.

Check out the three steps to reaching your life goal here.

I’ll be waiting for you on the other side.