Tuesday, February 18, 2014

My Personal Steps / Skills to Taking Action NOW

Most of us can agree that massive action can determine your destiny. Personally, any time I have decided to take real action, things, I mean a lot of things get done.

So often we hear that knowledge is power. But I mean how can it be power if it just remains in our head. So many of us have a ton of knowledge locked up inside of us, but too many of us do nothing with it. It then becomes powerless. To accomplish the results we often dream of, we must couple our knowledge with the necessary action.

Every time I have taken massive action, it takes me out of my comfort zone. Anything I have ever accomplished - never came easy. Meaning, I had to work overtime and harder. For example, when I woke up out of a massive life threatening brain surgery, within hours I told my sister I was going to publish my book and have a huge book signing event. She thought I was loosing it and told me not to think of all that so soon. I immediately began planning the event in my head. My healing brain began thinking and planning and thinking and planning. I think it's why it healed so fast (laugh). I was determined and it got done! Four months later I published my book and had over 250 guests at my signing. Did it require my blood, sweat and tears? YESSS! However, it was one of the greatest days of my life. Most people do not step out of their comfort zone because of fear of the unknown. I tell you, I have never been afraid of the unknown. OK maybe when it comes to my heart (still working on that), but for the most part, I would consider myself a 'go-getter' and brave.

Most of us are afraid of making mistakes. But think about it; mistakes are the greatest teachers. If you're putting a wall-unit together and realize you made a mistake with a few screws, you would then take it apart and do it differently- right? We should apply this to every area of our lives. Business, relationships, sports, hobbies, school, work etc.

Making mistakes have played a major part in my personal growth and has allowed me to contribute to society and my community in a BIG way. Don't be afraid of making mistakes. I have turned my mess into my message. After all, what exactly are you afraid of? 

Here is a list of MY Top 10 Action Steps:

1. Forgive and let go! (You can't get ahead with a heavy heart. Trust ME)

2. Get in shape. Mentally, physically and emotionally. Are you healthy? 

3. Write a list of your TOP 5 passions in life

4. Set HUGE goals ( those things you sit and say to yourself, "I wish....") Write them down. Writing has tremendous power.

5. Clean up your environment (toxic things and people gots to GO)

6. READ READ READ. Build real wealth through 'self-education'
 There is a huge difference between “book smarts” and “street smarts.”

7. Have a "Love Me" day. Pick one day of the week to either pamper yourself, take yourself out or simply do nada. This is absolutely necessary. My favourite love-me day- is going to Chapters for the entire day.

8. Become the change you want to see in this world. You want to see more love around you? Start spreading it.

9. Go out of your way once a day to perform an act of kindness. i.e.; buy someone in line behind you a coffee. Compliment the cashier who looks down and miserable. 

10. Surround yourself with loving, kind, authentic people; in your business and personal life.

At last but NOT least, I put God before all the decisions I make in life. He created me therefore He knows my destiny :-)

These actions steps are simple and attainable. Start off by writing a list of what you want to accomplish in life. Then apply all of the above and I promise you- you WILL see the results and live a much more fulfilling life.

Love, Lizzy

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Moringa! A Powerful and Healing Plant / Seed "Get On It'

As you may already know, 2 years ago I survived the unthinkable. Well at least to my family and I- it was. Shortly after my brain surgery I was introduced to this unbelievable healing plant / seed called 'Moringa' I barely know where to start right now. Only days after eating the seeds, I began to feel different. In a good way. I couldn't pin point exactly what I was feeling, but it felt good. After much research, I knew I had hit the jack pot with this plant / seed / powder / oil.
What is Moringa?
Moringa oleifera is a slender, medium-size tree with drooping branches and pretty, lacy leaf fronds, native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
In addition to being a valuable source of food, moringa is a medicinal plant, which in India’s age-old Ayuvedic tradition can prevent some 300 diseases. A significant amount of scientific research has been conducted in many countries over the past 20 years on the nutritional and medicinal benefits of moringa, including America at a number of prestigious institutions such as the John Hopkins School of Medicine. The research confirms the leaves to be a powerhouse of nutrition, containing, ounce for ounce, seven times more vitamin C than oranges, four times more beta-carotene than carrots (precursor to vitamin A), three times more potassium than bananas, and four times more calcium and two times more protein than fresh milk. The leaves also contain more iron than spinach and are high in magnesium and fiber.
It is extremely rich in antioxidants that reduce damage to the body from environmental stress and help maintain heart heath. It strengthens the immune system; regulates blood pressure to prevent high blood pressure and blood sugar levels to prevent diabetes; detoxifies and protect the liver and kidneys from damage from toxins; and maintains reproductive health. It has also been used to prevent and treat tumors and different kinds of cancers, asthma, allergies, gout, bleeding gums, constipation and a host of other health problems, including inflammation (e.g. rheumatism, arthritis, joint pain), skin diseases, and disorders of the circulatory, endocrine, digestive and nervous systems.
More Benefits of this Power House Plant:
1. Increases the Natural Defenses of the body
2. Provides nourishment to the eyes and the brain.
3. Promotes metabolism with bio-available ingredients
4. Promotes the Cell structure of the body
5. Promotes natural Serum cholesterol.
6. Lowers the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
7. Promotes the normal functioning of the liver and the kidney.
8. Beautifies the skin
9. Promotes energy
10. Promotes proper digestion
11. Acts as an antioxidant
12. Takes care of the immune system of the body
13. Promotes healthy circulatory system
14. It is an anti-inflammatory
15. Gives a feeling of general wellness
16. Supports the normal sugar levels of the body.
Moringa, with it’s 90+ verifiable nutrients, not only contains all these elements, but also has significant portions of Vitamins B, B1, B2, B3, D, and E, polyphenols (antioxidants), other minerals, fiber, and is one of the highest, naturally occurring sources of chlorophyll.
For more information on Moringa, send me an email at elizabeth@devainyou.com
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