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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How We Celebrate Easter in America the Portuguese Way

When I was a child, Easter was like Christmas. I was born and raised in Portugal and lived there until 2012. Portugal is the oldest country in Europe, with 81% of the population being Catholic. I have to admit, I didn’t even know much about other religions until my adult age. There was only one […]

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Your Positive Daily Affirmations for the Rest of 2021

It has been a year since I started to use a daily planner. I would say it’s not a standard planner but rather a mindset planner: the High-Performance Planner by Brendon Burchard. It helped me a lot to go through the season of being at home when COVID-19 shut the world down. I was working […]

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The Formula to a Perfect Day [FREE Worksheet]

Today is the International Day of Happiness! I didn’t know there was a day specially dedicated to happiness, and I’m not complaining! Here’s what the United Nations site says: What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of […]

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These Three Words Changed The Way I Live My Life

How many times a day do you say or think “I can’t!”? Perhaps more than you think. I know you are not alone. I grew up not thinking about following my dream. I grew up in an environment that pushes me to create a good and safe life. Actually, in my 20s I used to […]

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The Fearless Squirrel Tool to Beat Self-Doubt

Have you ever felt like you’re not enough? I believe I am not alone… Whenever I’m going to an important meeting with a senior leader, I always question myself if I am smart enough to be there. Or when I’m presenting an update of a project I am leading, I have the fear of not […]

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