Pacing Yourself, Getting Perspective & Persevering by: Selena Dodson – Certified Life & Wellness Coach {Guest Post}

As we come to the end of one year and prepare by grace, to greet a new one, some may be smiling in anticipation while others may need a word of encouragement to make it through the day or beyond a challenging time.

The thing that makes uplifting words so essential is the fact that each day isn’t the same, so even if this is a bright season for you right now, at some point the imprint of a compassionate message may be just what you needed as a reminder to inspire you on.

Today’s post is written by a repeat guest from the “Celebrate A Sister” series, Selena Dodson.


“I wanted to share this with you and encourage you to look at your journey as a lifestyle by reminding you of this one thought –


Some days things go wrong – that is a given. You won’t always be on track. But if you are trying to be, then you are far ahead of where you would be if you stopped and gave up.

Stay strong and forgive yourself when you slip – just be determined not to fall and if you do fall, then fight to get back up. It is always the best option.

Something will ALWAYS BE more than nothing! Your body is capable of way more than you know and if you stay positive and keep trying, it WILL adapt and you will be able to do things that your mind may have seen as impossible based on social conditioning and false limitations.

Every day is an opportunity to get closer to your goals and this is true regardless of the past so please remember to NEVER GIVE UP!

Your Best Self depends on it.”✨

(Selena Dodson, Certified Life/Wellness Coach)

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Hi there, I'm Indra, writing you from Barbados. Here you’ll find career tips for creative freelancers and refreshment reminders for everyday life. Get ready to nurture your gifts and shape a thriving business that aligns with your wellness. I'm a writer, singer, publishing entrepreneur and eco-bookstore owner who's travelled to 20 destinations so far, and now works from home. Balancing housework with business tasks and on a quest to grow more grateful each day. As a teen I almost gave up on life; now as a woman saved by grace, I'm living joyfully with purpose, encouraging others to enjoy moments of refreshment daily while growing your business. Check out posts and videos for biz tips, breathing exercises and beautiful views of Barbados. Thanks for joining the journey, and remember to follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts, podcast episodes, events and giveaways coming up.

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