Thriving Woman in Business and happiness expert, Lee Richter, teaches us how to be happier now. Learn tools and techniques on how to live a happier life every day. You have the power to choose how you want to live your life. Listen to learn more.
Each day, we make hundreds of choices. How will I spend my time today? What clothes will I wear? Who will join me for lunch? What am I going to focus on next?
It can be overwhelming to make so many choices. Or, it can be magnificent to make so many choices. It depends on our mindset. And that is the key – we have CHOICES. We actually get to make choices. There are people around the world who would be ecstatic to have the kind of choices in life we have.
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The power of your own beliefs.
Almost everything we know is secondhand and based on belief. Even when it comes to our experiences firsthand, recent psychological research shows that our perceptions of our own experiences are often unreliable.
What’s wrong with believing what we want? What’s wrong with having inaccurate memories and seeing experiences the way we want to see them and not knowing for sure what’s certain or not? Well, the reality is that there is a lot wrong with these false beliefs we keep telling ourselves.
How/why did you begin your business?
As a serial entrepreneur, I love creating things and being of service to my community. I started my first business when I was in college. Teaching PR & Marketing or helping people build their brand brings me joy. My businesses employ amazing and talented people; pays taxes to the community; and adds to the quality of life of its members.
What has been your biggest challenge and how did you overcome it?
I don’t see challenges, I see opportunities for growth and creativity. I would have to say one of my major opportunities for growth was in 2001 where I was in a head-on collision car accident where I nearly died. I broke 15 bones including my back and both legs and took me one year to walk again. What I learned is how precious life is. After the accident, I cut all nonsense out of my life and learned the importance of balance and being playful and fun. I want more fun in my life. In my business, I am very focused to complete what absolutely must get done while creating balance and harmony.
How do you define SUCCESS?
Success to me is connecting with others and my community and adding value to help them shine. I love being connected with and being of service to others. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience in PR & Marketing with other business owners. I make a point to connect to those who are making a difference.
If there was one thing you wish you knew before you began your business, what would that be?
In the beginning of my career, I wish I had hired a coach and asked for help from mentors. No one knows everything. You can overcome obstacles and roadblocks early on, or avoid them all together, if you are willing to take the advice of a coach. No one has all of the answers, that’s why I love collaboration. Collaboration to me means bringing my passions and forward thinking to the table and learning from the amazing, talented people around me to create something bigger than all of.
What makes you an innovative woman?
My passion for adding value and bringing happiness to the lives of others compels me to get the job done and do it well. I constantly seek ways to improve what I do and to be the best. I’ve always been able to connect the dots and see the big-picture.
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“Love yourself before you love anyone else.” That’s a quote that is said often; some may even say it’s a cliché. If you think about it, nothing is really clichéd; it’s just said often because it’s true. We need to spend more time alone with ourselves and try and figure out who we are and be content with ourselves before we can try to love anyone else. Usually, that is much easier said than done. Right? How are we supposed to figure out who we are when we have no clue where to start? You should start out with the little things, and find small things that make you smile. Simple. Just try and think, what makes you happy? Perhaps it’s a song that makes you want to dances for hours, or the smell of a candle that reminds you of Christmas. Start small. Rome wasn’t built in one day. Continue reading “The Importance of Self-Love in finding our own Happiness”
At the start of each year, we all sit down and think about our New Year’s resolutions. I have thought long and hard about this topic, and have now come to understand why some people do not like New Year’s resolutions. To start, they can be a source of failure, year after year. Most of the time we have a tendency to pick resolutions that are inherently unrewarding, that necessitate relentless hard work in a way that makes us feel small rather than grateful.