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The Unstoppable Trio For Long Term Success

Whatever your long-term goals are, without the following three qualities below, you will very likely fizzle out before you get to your goals. The unstoppable trio comprises Perseverance, Patience and Passion.
 

Perseverance: Perseverance means to be persistent. Persist means refuse to stop. There is a saying that goes the: “If you are prepared to stand forever you will not be standing for long”. This is the sort of attitude that one must cultivate for long term success. Don’t give up, […]

Handling The Haters: 8 Simple Keys That Work For All

  Hater is a commonly used word nowadays. Personally, I think that it is actually overused. People want to label everyone who disagrees with them as a “hater”. What does that word mean? I found two definitions in the dictionary: a formal one and an informal one.
Formal: A person who dislikes a specified person or thing e.g. “a man hater“.
Informal: negative or critical person e.g. “she found it difficult to cope with haters“.
In this post, I will be referring to the latter […]

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 […]

10 Ways To Guard Your Heart

Welcome back To Balance With Dr Shola

The Book of Proverbs in the Bible says : Guard your heart, for out of it flows issues pertaining to life.
When people hear the phrase “Guard your heart”, they think that means putting up impenetrable walls around yourself to keep from getting hurt. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Guarding your heart means not allowing bitterness, resentment and negativity reside in your soul.

Here are 10 ways to do this:

1. Mind your associations/ relationships: Your […]

You Are Invited

 

Welcome Back To Balance With Dr Shola

I hope that life is going well and that you are living a balanced life, pursuing purpose with passion.

If you live in the Chicagoland area and its environs, I would like to invite you to my yearly event which will take place downtown: 
 
The Balanced Life Total Makeover.
 
The theme of this year is Life Mastery, Balance And Success 
 
See details below:
 
Tickets

You will learn tips and tricks for living a life of balance, and this year’s […]

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 […]

Do You Need This One Thing?

Welcome back to Balance with Dr Shola! 

I have a question for you: What holds you back? What is holding you back from achieving your best, serving God and serving your highest purpose to the world? Is it fear, rejection, attitudes, regrets, pain?

If you are having trouble with limiting mindsets, procrastination, meeting your goals, and getting organized, you may need to take it a step further- hiring a coach.

What can a coach do for you?

1 Life skills: You go to […]