I LOVE yoga! I’ve been practicing yoga since 1989, went through teacher training for the fun of it in 1995 and can’t imagine my life without yoga!
With all the talk about balance and leaning lately, I started to think about how clarity is what’s most important to me.
One thing that holds so many people back from starting their business is the lack of capital. The truth is that we can make up for that in spades with passion. When you truly have passion for your idea it quickly turns into momentum and real progress is made regardless of the size of your bank account.
Jessica Kim has built a successful career with her keen sense of intuition when it comes to noticing products that are missing from the “mommy” marketplace. She has created several products through her company, BabbaCo.
Some people know what their calling is at a very young age and that passion just sticks with them for life. Nancy Shapiro was born to teach. Now, she’s turned that gift of helping others into a business calledCue Sticks.Through Cue Sticks, Nancy teaches the power of positive thinking. Cue Sticks are daily reminders that come in the form of either a temporary tattoo or a sticker.
There comes a time for many stay-at-home moms when they realize that they turn their hobby into a business. Throughout phases of motherhood, moms have chunks of time during the day to feed their creative side. Whether the kids may be napping or in school, moms can showcase their talents online quickly, easily and on the cheap.
Molly Fienning was on the flight line waiting for her husband Ted, a Marine Corps fighter pilot, to fly home from a deployment in early 2010 when she had the “Aha!” moment for what was to become the start of her entrepreneurial life. Molly describes the day:
Corey Colwell-Lipson took action on a feeling that many moms have, year-in and year-out, at Halloween. You know that feeling when your kid comes home with a pillowcase full of junk and expects to eat it all?!
They say that in order to receive a smile you must give one away. Ruth Kaiser has given away thousands and in return has launched the Spontaneous Smiley Movement. She’s all about optimism and choosing our lives by choosing our behavior.
My sister in law introduced me to her friend, Amy Creel who founded Smart Mom Jewelry andTeething Bling. This is one of those ideas that almost every mom will say,Why didnt I think of that?!