Journey Tag - Change Wishing Into Doing All blog entries tagged as Journey Tue, 23 May 2017 08:41:50 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Do you have a reason to succeed? Last night at our Powerful You! Women's Network meeting, one of our topics revolved around self-discipline and what motivates us to get things done and ultimately, succeed! We all shared great experiences, ideas, tips and our own personal successes. Giving it further thought, I was reminded about the one thing that I didn't mention and its value, it's all about the "WHY?" 
I've always coached my clients into success when we step back and look at WHY they desire this particular success and what would their life look like and feel like if they succeeded at this particular desire...
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Here are some of the questions for you to ponder when you ask yourself WHY?  
Do you have a reason to succeed? Have you defined the reasons "WHY" you want to succeed? Do you live those reasons with every breath you take? Are you living a purposeful life? Do you take action daily based on your intent to achieve your dreams? Is life controlling you, or have you taken control of your life?
These questions can clearly identify for you if you are living your life with purpose and truly believe in your reasons "WHY" you want to succeed. Living with intent to succeed is a life that is driven, motivated, inspired and focused with every thought, action and behavior!
When you surround yourself with the reasons and you live with that intent daily, every day has meaning, purpose, and joy! When you keep the thoughts of those reasons foremost in your mind, you will naturally make choices that are aligned with your vision, your values, and your intent to succeed. When you are faced with obstacles and challenges, you can hold onto your "reasons to succeed" to pull you through and help you to strengthen your passion and vision for what you want to accomplish!
The only impediment to success is the lack of a reason for that success. Know your "WHY", connect with the reasons, keep that connection strong, and you will find your way to success regardless of the obstacles, insecurities, fear, and challenges you encounter.
When you have a reason; you own your life, you own your purpose and you have a stake in the outcome. When you have a reason, and live your life driven by your "WHY"; discipline, commitment, persistence, and creativity become the natural tools you use to accomplish your dreams.
The best motivation for success is to consistently keep yourself connected to the reasons "WHY" you want to succeed!!
Wishing you a Happy Journey into your Success!
~ eℓℓe ƸӜƷ
]]> (Eluise Gambino) personal success Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:35:50 -0400
The Power of Self On any given Wednesday at noon you can find me on BlogTalkRadio with my Co-Host Mary Anne Cipressy of ITSC Coaching and What's Up SWFL. Our show is called C.O.R.E. ~ Creating Opportunities For Real EmpowermentIf you didn't get a chance to listen to the show live, all of our shows are recorded and archived for you to listen On-Demand at your convenience!

I am sharing this particular show "Use the Power of Self to live your Best Year Ever" mainly because of its very powerful topic. It's a topic that relates to all of us regardless of where we are on our journey! It is particularly important for those very early in their road to empowerment. 

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Self Empowerment Sat, 24 Mar 2012 18:13:05 -0400
The Four Agreements Do you know what it feels like to have something constantly surface in your life and every time it does, you think of the same thing? Well, that "thing" for me is "The Four Agreements". I read this book as part of my curriculum when I was in training with iPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) and eight years later, it is still a very big part of my life, my coaching, my personal journey, as well as my overall philosophy on life! So why the long lasting connection? This book offers four simple agreements and I am here to tell you, they have been life changing. 

 The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz  

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Self Empowerment Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:19:00 -0400
What kind of “gas” are you fueling your tank with? In August of  2007 I wrote a blog post that I was reminded of  when I heard my Pastor’s sermon yesterday entitled ”Is Your Tank Full”  His message was one of enlightenment. He perfectly makes things real. He made us all realize that we have a choice to keep ” our tanks”  filled and more importantly, we get to choose what we fill our tanks with. Thank you Pastor Jay for that reminder! 

Upon further reflection of my old post, I realized how much I have grown spiritually and how the same post would be somewhat different today.  When I wrote the original post in 2007,  I was full.  I was grateful,  I was aware and I was serene.  I was content and extremely satisfied with my life.  Today, I see my life the same way.  Yet, I realize it is so much better because  I know mind, body and soul, it is all possible because of the faith upon which it is grounded.

]]> (Eluise Gambino) inner voice Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:18:00 -0400
Is there light at the end of the tunnel?  

light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel1In our darkest moments, we could never imagine ever having another happy day; can you relate to that?  It’s that feeling of the walls crashing in on you and all you can think of is how will I ever get past this, beyond this?

On such a day, my Coach, Fredi Baker said to me, “Elle, in the midst of all this, there is a gift.” I thought the woman lost her mind. I left the session feeling confused, angry, and very discouraged. How is it possible for me to see “a gift” in all this when I feel as though my heart has crashed, my life has lost its zeal…

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Self Empowerment Mon, 07 Mar 2011 22:34:00 -0500
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Feelings are Energy.

Thoughts are Energy. 

          Positive feelings and thoughts of awareness, appreciation and gratitude are the “fuel” that energizes your day.

Positive people produce positive energy... 

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Empowerment Mon, 20 Aug 2007 10:03:00 -0400
What Is Your Life Purpose?  

I posted a quote yesterday about Life’s Purpose and read it to a group of women as I Co-Facilitated a Powerful You! meeting last night. Only to come home and find Sue Urda’s article (Co-Founder of Powerful You!) in the current newsletter, highlighting the same subject. Talk about purpose! Was it a coincidence or truly intended to be in my mailbox when I got home? I guess Sue and I were on the same path when she drafted the second edition of the Powerful You! newsletter, see below!

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Uncategorized Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:39:00 -0400

“Many years ago, but not so long ago, there were those who said, Well, you have three strikes against you: You’re black, you’re blind and you’re poor”, But God said to me, “I will make you rich in the spirit of inspiration, to inspire others as well as create music to encourage the world to a place of oneness and hope, and positively. I believed Him and not them.” ~ Stevie Wonder

What is your life purpose?

What motivates, inspires, and energizes you?

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Uncategorized Thu, 09 Aug 2007 08:28:00 -0400
Change Wishing Into Doing…  

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” - Henry David Thoreau

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Uncategorized Sun, 05 Aug 2007 20:09:00 -0400
What is Personal Leadership?  

We are all familiar with the debate of whether “leaders are made, not born” or “leaders are born, not made.” What we do know is, great leadership, of any kind, begins with exceptional personal leadership.

]]> (Eluise Gambino) Uncategorized Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:55:00 -0400

Isn’t it about time we stop talking about what we want to do and just do it?

Join me in my journey of Changing wishing into Doing!

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