Time to Celebrate YOU!

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Time to Celebrate YOU!

As an entertainment company, we’re used to partying and bringing people joy through dancing and insane entertainment. BUT, let’s take a step back and go a different route. Let’s start with you being happy with the most important person, YOU!

Too often, one bad day turns into a bad week, then a month or year. Have you ever experienced the saying, “When it rains, it pours?” Then stress starts to build and next thing you know, you’re lost.

What if there’s another way to live? A way to focus on good energy, a positive attitude and gratitude? What if I said that in order to get there, all you had to do was celebrate YOU?

Here’s how:

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Decide

One of the best parts about growing up is all the different phases and trends we experience.

Rarely are people the exact same as they were just a year or so ago, and that’s every kind of wonderful.

We grow and evolve daily; experiences and people enter and leave our lives. Embrace it and make choices based on the person you want to be.

Take a few moments and jot down people you admire the most and why. What qualities do they possess that you have, desire or see as important? How do they act in their day-to-day lives that makes them people you look up to?

Embrace and remember whatever makes you feel alive and the most in tune with the best version of yourself. Realize your life is your choice and then take the time to decide who you want to be and why.

Work every day toward those commitments and celebrate the big (and small) steps toward creating your greatest you. When you make strong choices, you’re responsible to live up to them.

You’ll have a reason to get back up and step toward becoming whomever you’ve decided to be.


Give credit

It’s easy to see everyone else’s accomplishments. Through social media, our current world’s instant gratification and our all-access “reality” views, we are constantly reminded of everyone’s accolades, résumés and even their lunch choices.

It’s critical to give credit where it’s due, especially to yourself! Remember, any accomplishment or step in the right direction should be remembered and valued, no matter the size.

Where you are now is exactly where someone else is wishing to be or, more importantly, where you wished to be a short time ago. Don’t forget how hard you’ve worked and the obstacles you’ve overcome to get where you are.

When you take the time to give yourself the credit you deserve, you put yourself back into the present.

Therefore, it’s much easier to carry on to the next step and not harp on negative situations or influences.


Reflect

In the thick of the dull or during a bad day, take 10 minutes of silence to remember what you gave up to be where you are.

Have you stopped partying and eating out to adopt a new fitness lifestyle? Whatever it may be, remember what specific choices you made in search of your most desired goals.

Reflect on why that choice was important for you and the person you’ve chosen to be. There is nothing wrong with feeling a bit down when things aren’t going your way, but do not let those feelings spiral out of control.

You have the option of owning how you feel in that exact moment. After all, the good days don’t exist without a few bad ones in the mix.


Take risks

Not buying it? If, after careful evaluation and reflection, you still cannot see past a horrible week, maybe it’s time for a big change.

Did you step in a puddle, or are you unhappy with the way a relationship or a project at work is going? Be honest with yourself because no one else will be.

If there is something bigger and more important underneath your low energy and constant stress, you must admit that to yourself and take responsibility for it.

By taking responsibility in any given situation, you’ll ease your mind and stay focused on your goals and the expectations of yourself and others.

We’re only truly responsible for our own thoughts, views and lives, and no one will fix yours for you.

Everyone has stressful days, but remember, high risk equals high reward.


Ask

Who’s your biggest fan? Mom or Dad? A sibling or best friend, boyfriend/girlfriend?

Give them a call, and just start a conversation. Discuss how you’re feeling or the events that led you to a bad day.

More often than not, you’ll be surprised with a compliment or another kind of accolade. The exact thing you aren’t giving yourself credit for is the thing they love most about you! You may find there are many people in unexpected places who look up to you.

And, if you aren’t sure who that is yet, that’s fine, just know it and own it.


Learn to celebrate

Who you are in the face of a tough time speaks volumes more than who you are when there is extra time, money and friendships floating around.

Dealing with stress, like anything else, is different for everyone. I’m inviting you to see yourself in a new, brighter light and celebrate every piece that makes you who you are today (the good and the bad).

Why not put forth our best efforts and lead the fulfilling lives we so often crave and — more importantly — deserve? Celebrate yourself the whole way through! Don’t forget who you are, and celebrate YOU!

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Once you’ve gone through it all, and you’ve become who you want to be, why not celebrate YOU and your friends/family?! Want to know the best way to do that?

Throw an all out bash, hire a DJ (cough cough), get a photobooth (cough cough) and let loose! When you’re ready to celebrate you, come talk us!

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