How to be happy when circumstances are less than ideal

Interview with Jill Valdez

THE MAIN PRACTICES OF BEING HAPPY WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES ARE LESS THAN IDEAL

1. Conditions are never going to be perfect but you can find good anyway

2. Using adversity to your advantage

3. Positively persevering until the storm passes

If you want to be happy when circumstances are less than ideal, you have to persist until things get better.

You can find Jill at linkconsulting.info

Jill has been helping people for over 18 years … helping with better systems for their company, helping with better communication, helping with overcoming obstacles that keep them from being all that they are purposed to be.  For 15 years, she was in the non-profit sector, at both a start-up and an established corporation. In 2016, a corporate restructure caused Jill to have to figure out what she wanted to do for her new career.  She went back to school and finished her BA in Psychology, got a job as a project manager, started her MS (which she completed in November, 2018), developed to Director of HR and realized everything she did in the non-profit world was relevant in the for-profit sector. Jill’s passion for helping companies has led her to the launch of LINK … helping companies improve people management and team development in order to get to the next level, now.

Jill will give listeners a free next-level strategy session. After your 45 minutes, you will have actionable steps to immediately implement without a high pressure sales pitch. jvaldez@linkconsulting.info

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Intentional Conversations with Lila Smith

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Lila Smith used to think that being a professional actress would be the best way to use her love of storytelling to make a difference that mattered in the world. After spending 20 years training and 10 years professionally performing to great acclaim in NYC and around the US, she still felt there was more. More connection, more honesty, and more impact to be had- offstage, in real life.

That’s why Lila created Say Things Better, a 5-Step method of Intentional Communication based on the best tools she learned in theater. Combined with experience in e-commerce, she took inventory of a life that didn’t fit and re-scripted a new one.Website: www.SayThingsBetter.com

Email: Lila@SayThingsBetter.com

Social Handles: @lilalasagna, @saythingsbetter on IG, Lila Smith on LinkedIn. 

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Purpose and Passion – Stop looking and start doing

Have you seen my purpose and passion? Stop looking and start doing. Find the things and then do the things. Keep the things you enjoy and discard those you don’t. There is where you will find what really fuels that fire!

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So many changes since turning 50!  Empty nest, divorce, new relationships, career changes, and let’s not forget menopause!  

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I had a good friend die

But it did not cause me to freak out about my own life

The death of my friend Gary, while a complete shock, did not give me pause on my own life. Because I have created a life I love.

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Listen to the time I ran away from home – at 50! https://www.shellydrymon.com/2019/07/running-away-from-home-at-the-age-of-50/

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Interview with Heather Shourds

As women we are always taking care of everyone else, but when it comes to loving ourselves that is the hardest thing to do.

Through her own personal experience with her weight loss of 100lbs and a total lifestyle transformation it has inspired Heather to discover her gifts, and talents.

From a 100 pounds overweight to becoming an award winning triathlete

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Relationships Over 50 – A Conversation with Leanne Bennet

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I was so happy to have back a previous guest – Leanne Bennet. This episode was pulled from a Facebook live conversation. Leanne has interesting advice for us women over 50 when it comes to keeping romance off the back burner.


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Girl – Watch Your Emotions

Drunk texting my ex-husband used to be a hobby of mine. Until I learned to get my emotions under control! You can hear more of that story in the episode -Running Away from Home at 50.

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Drunk texting my ex-husband used to be a hobby of mine. Until I learned to get my emotions under control! You can hear more of that story in the episode –Running Away from Home at 50.

In this episode I chat about how I was able to stop the purge, and learn to handle sit with my thoughts, my feelings, and my emotions. I know behave like an adult!

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Relationships after 50

There is something liberating about relationships after 50. I no longer feel as if I have to find someone to complete me or take care of me. I am at the stage now where it’s fun, it’s easy, and it’s healthy!

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Roll Back Your Odometer with Anne Noonan

After going through her own health journey of Insulin Resistance, Adrenal Fatigue and varied menopausal symptoms in her 40s, Anne found the way to holistically turn back her inner odometer and is now thriving in her 60th year and looking and feeling younger than she did 15 years ago.

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Anne Noonan, Silver Yogi, Food Coach and Diabetes Food Advisor specialises in showing women how to age backwards with Yoga and Mindfulness.     She has a passion for showing the woman facing her second half of life that these years can be full of vitality rather than ill health or frailty.   

After going through her own health journey of Insulin Resistance, Adrenal Fatigue and varied menopausal symptoms in her 40s, Anne found the way to holistically turn back her inner odometer and is now thriving in her 60th year and looking and feeling younger than she did 15 years ago.   

She not only turned those health issues around but has transformed in the process.    Anne now teaches women facing similar health and ageing issues that through mindful functional yoga based movement, breath and eating for health that you can most certainly find your strength, vitality, flexibility and youthfulness and see it last through your second half of life.  

Anne has a mission to encourage women to change the way they view ageing.    The ageing process can be a completely different experience to what our parents or the media may have us believe.     Age backwards and roll back your inner odometer with Anne Noonan #SilverYogi.