Category Archives: purpose

15 Soul Searching Questions To Ask Yourself

Often times I’m asked what exactly is a Diva With A Purpose?

Many can embrace the “divatude” definition- being driven, inspiring, victorious and called to action. But the two areas that I get questioned about the most are being “called to action” and “what is this purpose thing you’re talking about”

Simply put, your purpose is directly related to your passion. What motivates you? What makes you want to take action?

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What Does Success Look Like To You?

I have a straight to the point question for you today: What does success look like to you? If you had to visualize your ideal lifestyle, what would it entail? Many of us want “it” but do we know exactly what that “it” is that we’re striving for? Or are we hoping we can recognize “it” when “it” arrives?

Before we can start our journey to success, it’s essential that we have an idea of what the success we are striving for looks like.

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4 Ways To Lead By Example

I remember growing up, as the oldest I was constantly admonished to lead by example.  As a parent, I often impart these same words on my children and younger cousins.

Have you ever noticed an individual who just simply commands attention or, better yet, one who can persuade anyone to do what he or she may ask? Some individuals are just born natural leaders while others struggle seriously in this department.  Being someone that can effectively lead by example encompasses many different skills. 

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Learning to Ask for Help

Last week, I introduced you to Renée Peterson Trudeau, author of Nurturing the Soul of Your Family: 10 Ways to Reconnect and Find Peace in Everyday Life.

#NurturingFamily #Review “There’s no more perfect incubator or hothouse for personal &spiritual growth” ow.ly/ixRcx

— Michelle (@Divatude) March 8, 2013

Today I’d like to share an excerpt from her book on something many of us divas struggle with –

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Review: Nurturing the Soul of Your Family

Renée Peterson Trudeau’s Nurturing the Soul of Your Family: 10 Ways to Reconnect and Find Peace in Everyday Life is jam-packed filled with tidbits, exercises, journaling prompts, thought-provoking questions to help us find peace and focus throughout our daily interaction with our families.  Our immediate family has such a lasting impact on our lives and personalities – it shapes who we are, how we react to situations, whom we marry, how we raise our own children and so much more.  

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Focus on Divatude – Week 8

Welcome to my weekly check-in post where we focus on the main aspects of DIVATUDE – driven, inspiring, victorious and called-to-action.  Feel free to chime in below in the comments with your successes and motivation from the past week.

What was my driving force this week?

Organization and de-cluttering – both physically, mentally and emotionally. I like holding on to “stuff”. I’m learning to let go and clean out the things that I no longer have a need for.

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Focus on Divatude: Week 7

Hello Divas! Hope you’re all having a fantastic weekend! Welcome to this week’s Focus on Divatude check-in!

What was my driving force this week?

Patience and understanding. I’ll be honest – patience is definitely not a virtue of mine. Between my family, friends and life experiences, I’m learning to slow down and wait or just sit and be quiet. Sometimes it’s easier than others. I’m definitely still a work in progress.

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