was successfully added to your cart.

Embracing Opportunities

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth, Self Care | No Comments

Part of living beyond struggle and limitation is that you begin to have an awareness of opportunities everywhere and receive them. The dictionary defines an opportunity as: 1- an appropriate or favorable time or occasion 2- a situation or occasion favorable for the attainment of a goal 3- a good position, chance or prospect, as for advancement or success. When we look at the world through the lens of our limitations (conditioning) we tend to limit what we would consider…

Read More

Hanging Out With Me.. and loving it!

By | Personal Growth, Self Care | No Comments

As I write this, I’m sitting alone in a comfortable hotel room in Orlando, Florida. I am attending a 4 day event called “Be the Change”. It’s a business building and networking event. I love coming to events. I get to meet people from all over the world. I get to hang out with other powerful, mission driven, heart-centered entrepreneurs, who are making great money doing what they love (or at least on their way to doing that) ūüôā I…

Read More

The Power of Feeling “Good”

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth, Self Care | 4 Comments

I am, unapologetically, a big fan of feeling “good”! (happy, contented, joyful, peaceful, calm). Having spent a good chunk of my early life depressed and feeling bad, riding the emotional roller coaster of doubt, fear, shame, judgement, criticism and comparison. I’m soooo over that! ūüôā I wouldn’t change a thing about my past. Inherent in each experience was a gift: a lesson, a healing, an opportunity. It is how we interpret a situation and respond to it that determines our…

Read More

The Power of Giving Up

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth, Self Care | One Comment

For so many of us the idea of “giving up” anything is a negative thing. It is somehow connected with “loss”, which doesn’t usually feel good! We are hard wired (conditioned) to believe that in order to achieve we must never, ever give up! But here’s the thing, when we have been pushing full steam ahead in a direction that is not yielding the results we want – that is not aligned with our truth – “giving up” can be…

Read More

Do you know Your Core Challenge?

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth | 2 Comments

Have you ever noticed that when you decide to go after a dream, take a big leap or up level your life in some way, things get all stirred up and can feel a little chaotic or crazy? I’ve noticed a pattern in my life and those of my clients and peers: You overcome certain challenges at one stage of your personal or professional development, only to have them come up again when you up-level. It can seem as though…

Read More

A Different Kind of Christmas

By | Personal Growth, Self Care | 3 Comments

Christmas has become a time of immense pressure for many people. We have been¬†taught that it is a time of giving and sharing. Sometimes we give because we are¬†conditioned to think that ľs what ‚Äúgood‚ÄĚ people do – not because we are¬†inspired to.(Inspired – aroused,¬†animated,¬†or¬†imbued¬†with¬†the¬†spirit¬†to¬†do¬†something as¬†if¬†by¬†supernatural¬†or¬†divine¬†influence) When we give from a reactive, conditioned place the essence of the Christmas season¬†is lost. It becomes a time of stress, busyness and striving. We put on our ‘masks’ and go¬†from one ‘costume ball’ to…

Read More

Birthing A Dream

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth | 2 Comments

Birthing a dream – an idea, a product a service, a business – is much like giving birth to a baby: It is a process, it can be extremely painful and we don’t know exactly how long it will take. I remember my first pregnancy vividly. By the time I was in my 9th month I’d walk the hill where I lived every night, chanting with every step: “Come baby, come! Come baby, come!”. I was sick of being uncomfortable,…

Read More

Are You Lying To Yourself Too?

By | Personal Growth, Self Care | 4 Comments

I was on retreat with my mentor last week and during a laser coaching session, I asked her what she saw as my “blind spot” (this is an area of our self that we are not aware of, but is usually obvious to others). We had an agreement amongst the group that if we put ourselves in the circle and asked for laser coaching, she was going to be brutally honest. I wanted that. It’s part of the reason I…

Read More

My Big Leap

By | Uncategorized | 3 Comments

I recently read Gay Hendricks book, ¬†The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level I was inspired. There have been certain books that have moved me deeply in my life and this certainly qualifies as one of them.¬†(For a list of other books I recommend check out my home page:¬†https://helenmacmillan.com/) ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Hendricks talks…

Read More

Are You Being True to You?

By | Business Growth, Personal Growth | 30 Comments

Entrepreneurship is one of many paths of self growth, especially if you want to be successful. To achieve greater and greater levels of success, You will have to continually grow yourself to be able to handle the challenges that present themselves on your journey to achieving your dream. Bigger dreams come with bigger challenges and so require you to be more of you! While it is important to do the “outer work” such as acquiring skills, creating products, learning marketing…

Read More