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Stop Feeling Overwhelmed…Once And For All!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Okay, don’t answer that. Everyone at some point in their life has felt overwhelmed with their circumstances. Something we don’t realize, however, is that we do not have to feel that way. What about if you have too many tasks? What about if you’re too busy? What if you have multiple emergencies? The truth is, life is not without challenges, tasks, or emergencies. I have come to realize, that the older we get, the busier […]

The Power Of A Personal Retreat

                  Every three months I go on a one day personal retreat. I save up a few dollars each month, and I use this to book a hotel room within a 30-40 minute distance from my home and I take off. I usually stay for 10 to 12 hours and I have no agenda. As someone who plans out every single minute of her life, this is a refreshing change of […]

Serve With Love

Welcome back to Balance With Dr. Shola!
I talk about being determined, focused, working hard, and reaching for your dreams, a lot. However there is one overarching theme that I need to interject. In fact this should be our primary motivation.
What is it? Love
If you are in a service industry, love the people you serve even if your industry/ job/ working conditions are less than perfect. 
When I was practicing primary care, I loved my patients to bits even as I […]

Win At Work, Win At Life: 7 Key Strategies

Although it is not rocket science, success at work does not just happen. It takes the right mindset, proper strategy, and paying attention to the environment that you work in, to make the best out of your job or career. Here are 7 Top Tips.
1. Know Who You Are And What You Bring To Your Company: If you are currently working, it means that you were selected out of possibly hundreds of other applicants for that job. While it […]

One Key Ingredient For A Balanced Life: REST

         
Welcome back to Balance with Dr Shola!

Do you rest?
No, I am not talking about working yourself into the ground and falling asleep, stuporous on your sofa. I read a book on leadership by Reverend Nolan McCants and ironically, the first chapter is on rest! In today’s crazy world, with busy schedules, school, work, home, marriage, children, church, volunteer commitments etc, how do we get ourselves some rest?
1. Not an option: Realize that rest is not […]

5 Tips For Relationship Success

I hope that you are enjoying your PDF’s and most importantly applying them to your life. Today I would like to share a few relationship tips, that can ensure success in your relationships. I am talking specifically about non-marital relationships, although some of these can apply in marriage too.

1. You are equal. All men are created equal, in humanity. No one is superior to another person in their humanity, self worth, importance, and God’s love for them. Remembering this […]

Life Lessons From Ekene Onu

Welcome back to Balance with Dr Shola! 
Today I am sharing some word of wisdom shared by Ekene Onu. Ekene is a coach, a consultant, and a speaker who helps high potential women achieve soulful success.
Read on…
 
I’m reflecting on lessons I have learned over the years.
1. Resilience doesn’t mean never being hurt. It means having a quick recovery time. It also means you learn how to quickly get back up and pivot when you fall or make a mistake. In […]