4 Steps to Feel Strong When You Don’t Feel It

In today’s post, we’ll talk about how you can feel emotionally strong, even when you don’t feel it. I’m sure you’ve heard these words several times, “Stay strong!” “You are strong!” “You are stronger than you think!” I don’t know about you, but when I hear those words, I get this defensive feeling and the only […]

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Which Culture Do You Prefer: Fitting-In or Belonging?

Lately, I have been listening to a lot of Brene Brown’s podcasts regarding “Daring Leadership.” One of the key attributes of Daring Leadership is the idea of cultivating a belonging culture, as opposed to a fitting-in culture.   I have been reflecting a lot about the idea of a fitting-in culture vs a belonging culture within […]

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My Top 10 Personal Development Podcasts

Podcasts are a great resource for learning. I started to listen to podcasts about three years ago. When I first discovered podcasts, I kind of started to get addicted. I listen to podcasts when I’m driving, when I’m doing chores around the house, and when I go for a walk. I honestly listen to a […]

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4 Tips to Fight the FOMO When You’re Running on Empty

Have you ever taken a personality test? I took several tests, but one of the most popular is the Myers-Briggs test. This test is a result of the patterns of your behavior based on your preferences. There are so many tests, but there is a free one that I found that I thought was really […]

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My Favorite Books of the Year so far

At the beginning of the year, I made a goal regarding the number of books I wanted to read. I love books, and it’s been a journey discovering how much books can teach me. It has been one of my biggest mentors and plays a huge part in my personal growth journey. And since I […]

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Why Celebrating Mother’s Day is Important

Happy Mother’s Day! I have been in the mood for Mother’s Day since last week. Last weekend was Mother’s Day in Portugal, and as you know, being Portuguese, my mom, my family, and my friends are there, so the celebration has already started!  At home, we celebrate Mother’s Day tomorrow, May 9th, as my children […]

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Why Traveling Feels So Good

It’s spring! The conversations around the office are starting to be about vacations and traveling. When I say office, I mean home office virtually, where everybody has their virtual background of their favorite destination on Teams or Zoom. I just figured how amazing it is for an icebreaker. When someone asks about the background, the […]

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Why the Word Maybe is the Worst Place for a Leader Like You

Last weekend I attended an event called the 10X Bootcamp led by Grant Cardone. It is a business conference where we were taught how to build a business, including the sales process. For me, this subject is part of my personal development as I am facing so many limiting beliefs, like confidence in myself, to […]

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7 Ways to Invest in Yourself Today

I was doing my taxes when I realized that I’ve actually been spending so much more than I thought. Like for books, events, memberships, and coaches. When my husband asked me for it, I started to feel guilty. Not really understanding why, I decided to start funding my personal development and have a budget aside […]

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