Feb 6, 2018
Are you saying yes to yourself and the things that matter most to you in this life? Or are you saying yes to everything else and putting yourself second, or 3rd, or 4th, or worse?
And how exactly are you supposed to know the difference?
This conversation with Tonia Adleta is going to provide some very helpful perspective for anyone who has lived so much of their life trying to do everything they really thought they were supposed to do, all the while unknowingly shrinking away from who they really are.
Tonia is an international speaker, the founder and host of The Single Parent Summit and the owner of multiple businesses, including an award-winning wedding and event planning and floral design company. She describes herself as a “recovering perfectionist” and single mom to the two most amazing kids ever.
Some of the key takeaways from this episode:
~ There's no such thing as work-life balance. There's just life.
~Mindfulness and presence versus looking backward or forward. If you’re always looking back and rehashing old memories of bad things, you’re being a victim. But if you’re looking forward to the next moment you hope to be better than this one, you’re delaying the future. Either way, you’re not being mindful of the present, which is a road to nowhere …
~ The Importance of Awareness – “People that don't get it don't get that they don't get it.” Tonia gives a great account of why this is important if we want to be well and happy.
Also listen for her story about being on the floor of the bathroom when she was living in a mobile home. We’ve all had that moment.
It’s not just you.
**This episode was originally released in July of 2017 under its
original name, “The No Schedule Man Podcast.”