Many of us avoid solitude. We avoid being alone, with our thoughts, our feelings, and our truths. But it’s in solitude where all the answers lie. This is the place in which the chatter either dies down or is eliminated. It’s important that we enjoy own company because if we don’t then we’ll find ourselves finding external replacements for our void.
In this episode, Frantzces talks about one universal truth; which is the fear of failure. Feeling fear is natural but when it gets in the way of you living to your highest potential, well that’s when it’s important to deconstruct those fears.
Many of our greatest minds have had fears of failure at some point in time. And if they allowed that fear to take over then we probably wouldn’t have had some amazing insights and inventions that we still use today.
In this episode, Frantzces talks about embracing the paradoxes of life. What are the paradoxes of life? It’s the pain, the joy and everything in between that naturally occurs in our lifetime. We’re going to have painful and beautiful things happen to us, and sometimes at the same time. How do we manage these paradoxes? Embracing them gracefully is the only way to manage them.
In this episode, Frantzces describes journaling as a wonderful habit that has many benefits once you begin. We tend to keep a lot of stuff in our heads. And we have to find a way to get all of our emotions and thoughts out so that we can understand them better. Journaling has benefits such as stress management and regulating mood. But there’s more.
In this episode, Frantzces asks the question why are you waiting to feel good? Many of you are waiting for something before something else can happen. Whether it’s waiting to retire to travel, waiting for that promotion that one day will happen, there’s this cycle of waiting that holds us hostage.
In this episode, Frantzces is encouraging you to reflect on 2018. Many times we jump not just from day to day or month to month but year to year. How are you measuring your progress and growth? But on this episode, she provides 7 questions for you to ask yourself so you can clearly reflect on 2018. This is an essential reflection exercise because you don’t want to find yourself repeating situations or emotional and mental states in 2019. If you’re looking to level up each year start with these questions.
In this episode, Frantzces continues to dive deeply about the last month of the year. This is where we set our intentions, reflect on our lives and think of the different things we would like to achieve for the upcoming new year. On the last Monday Message she talked about not setting goals, crazy, you can check it out here. She dissects Zig Ziglar’s quote, “What you get by achieving your goal is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
In this episode, Frantzces says to don’t set goals for 2019. Pretty controversial, but what she’s really saying is if setting goals isn’t your thing then maybe there is another way you can achieve everything you want to achieve in life.
Sometimes people try to make themselves fit into something that really isn’t for them when they should be redesigning it in ways that resonates with them. She talks about how to reframe and shift your approach to setting goals. She also provides one key method that has helped her over the years.
In this episode, Frantzces talks about how festivals and rituals can help us move forward. Last week was Loy Krathong and The Yi Peng Festival (The Lantern Festival) which is celebrated throughout all of Thailand which Chiang Mai holds the largest release.
This festival is about letting go of the things that no longer serve you in life, so you can make room for better things. It’s a way to set your intentions for the following year. You don’t have to be religious to enjoy these festivities. However, it’s such a great reminder to take inventory, and check-in with yourself on the progress you are or aren’t making.
She talks a bit about these festivals and why they matter.
In this episode, Frantzces talks about how to increase your self-worth and worthiness. Having self-worth means you value yourself as a person. When you don’t have self-worth it shows up in your relationships, your health and even your income. She goes into the different ways you can increase your self-worth.