I recently read Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. This is an amazing book that speaks about consistency being an ultimate key to success. The compound effect is the principle of reaping huge rewards from a series of small smart choices. Most of us have a microwave mentality. We are always looking for quick schemes to… Continue reading Have a 100/0 Mentality
As humans, we are fantastic at picking from a wide range of excuses to limit our capabilities. This is in all areas of our lives, from going to the gym to studying for an exam. We even make up excuses to not reach out and be nice to those who are in need. People use… Continue reading Excuse Givers
Kanayo wrote down all my thoughts in this post!!! This is a very solid post and I encourage everyone to read it.
I take retreats from people and social media twice a year. Just had one and wow I would say it was very much needed. We get so busy planning the next big accomplishment that we don’t stop to enjoy all that’s been accomplished and just do nothing. In the process, hear clearly from God and gain uncommon wisdom to plan for our next levels.
I felt incredibly tired and worn out last week and despite all efforts to ‘rest’, I still felt exhausted. It reached a point where I had to ask God to ‘give me strength’ and in providing His strength, He also renewed my understanding of REST.
Rest is not supposed to be this thing that you collapse into after an exhausting day or season. Rest is supposed to be your starting point. We should start from a place of rest.
There is so much comfort in knowing that our Lord and Saviour Jesus, walked and didn’t run. He lived an unhurried life, yet His purpose and mission were unquestionably fulfilled. Take home message: Busy does not equal to purpose.
Another renewed perspective that I received about ‘rest’ during my quiet time, is that I have permission to do nothing. I have permission to say ‘no’. I have permission to be strategic…
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Wooow!! We've gotten to the last month of 2018!! How?!! Time really went by but a lot was achieved which I'm really grateful for. Thank you all for being so supportive either with your suggestions or ideas. With Christmas less than a month away, how do you maximize your profit during this season as a… Continue reading LAML SPOTLIGHT: DAMI ELUYERA
One of the keys to living a meaningful life is embodying a heart of service. However, in a world so fixated on "I" and not "Us", the word service gradually looses its relevance. Our daily life is infused with messages such as "treat yourself", "live large" - messages that slowly seep into our subconscious and… Continue reading LAML SPOTLIGHT: EFE OGOLO
Wow! The year is almost over !! It went by so fast and at the same time lots of milestones and achievements made. Happy New Month to all of my amazing readers! As you've taken conscious effort to grow and excel in all you do, I pray God meets you where you are and His… Continue reading LAML SPOTLIGHT: BUKIE SMART
As mentioned in the previous post, spotlight is a new segment whereby an individual within the community of followers (@living_meaningfully) for a month, shares their thoughts on what it is to live a meaningful life, a business idea they are nurturing or just chat on life in general. You can surely catch up on our… Continue reading LAML SPOTLIGHT: ZINO OBI-EGBEDI
"Everybody has blind spots and needs people to speak things into their lives even when they don’t want to hear it. Who do you have in your life that you can call when it’s inconvenient for them? You need to know the value of the right relationships that will lead you towards purpose. The people… Continue reading Relationships: The Inner Circle
Why is everyone graduating and I've been stuck in school longer than I thought? Why is everyone getting job offers but I can't get one? Why is it that everyone else is getting married and I'm not even in a relationship? Why are things not working out for me? Why am I not happy? God,… Continue reading Trusting God’s Timing
How do I go about getting a mentor? How do I choose the right mentor? Do I really need a mentor? How can I be a great mentor/mentee? Have you found yourself asking any of these questions? I don't claim to know it all, but from my experience with my mentors and mentees, I have… Continue reading Mentorship