ENCOURAGMENT + INSPIRATION
These are challenging times, and I know that a lot of people might be feeling slightly worried about what the future holds. Take courage, my friends, this too will pass. Let’s make this time count for something positive.
I so strongly feel that we have should not waste this time… this opportunity that the Coronavirus has given us.
What is one area in your life that you’ve had on your bucket list to do “when you get more time”.
Now is the time friends. When we get out of this season…which we will… let’s be able to look back with something to show for it. Let’s not just “Netflix and chill”. Seize the moment friends…
Here’s some ideas to get you started…
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I’ve been a fan of podcasts forever. Here’s some of my faves… most of mine are business/ entrepreneurship related… but find what makes you tick…
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A LITTLE INSPIRATION…
Check out these lovely thank you messages to all the amazing people on the frontline:
Here are some of the lovely thank you messages that I’ve been receiving to share for the amazing keyworkers
Actress, producer and the principal of Stagecoach Theatre Arts in Primrose Hill, Linette shares her thoughts…
Wife, mama to 3 and full time working woman, Fari share’s her thoughts…