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The Self-Trust Podcast – S4E4: How to prioritize your time for business success!|Nory Pouncil

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If you're going to manifest the business you desire, you have to consciously pick your values instead of just accepting what has been passed down onto you.

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In this episode, Nory sat down with her husband, JP, to discuss how to prioritize your time for business success!

Here’s what they covered:

  • How to decide which projects to take on in your business.
  • The power of determining your desires.
  • Why you need to get clear on your values.
  • How to define your values.
  • Core values vs. Aspirational values.
  • The best way to deal with distractions.
  • How Nory prioritizes her week, so she doesn’t get overwhelmed.
  • What to do when resistance shows up.
  • How emotions impact your ability to execute in your business.
  • Why emotional healing is a must to achieve success with consistency.

Self-Reflection Questions to Consider

  • Do you want to build your legacy on your current values?
  • Did you consciously select your values?
  • Which values have you learned and adapted over the years that you must prioritize right now?
  • Are you trying to finish someone else’s legacy?

Your values must feel true to you and not go against yourself.

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Book Recommendations

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The Self-Trust Podcast – S4E3: Embracing Change with Grace and Gratitude|Nory Pouncil

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It may not be a preference of mine; everything that changes, but everything that is changing is helping me manifest what I truly desire.

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In this episode, Nory sat down with her husband, JP, to discuss how to embrace change with grace.

Here’s what they covered:

  • What does it mean to embrace change,
  • Why you want to embrace change and not resist it,
  • How resisting change keeps you feeling stuck,
  • How to deal with change in your relationships,
  • How to accept the free will of others,
  • JP’s strategies for dealing with change,
  • JP’s frustrations with change,
  • The power of releasing attachment to timelines,
  • The most difficult part of facing change,
  • How to start embracing change with enthusiasm.

Tools and Resources

Book Recommendations

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4 strategies to help you master acting on your intuition right now!

4 strategies to help you master acting on your intuition right now!

Hola Mis Amores,

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I’ll be sharing a few mini-trainings to help you feel better and thrive.

Today, I want to share with you a mini-training to help you master acting on your intuition so you can live a happier life!

Why is this important:

I’m sharing this with you because when you master listening and acting on your intuition, you release the attachment to validation and do what you desire no matter what.

Here’s what I’m going to cover:

  • Why you don’t act on your intuition + believe in yourself,
  • The 4 steps to act on your intuition with consistency,
  • Acknowledge where you are,
  • Accept your reality,
    Align yourself with the people to help you navigate it,
  • Act, let go of everything you can’t control, and focus on what you can.

If you’re ready to follow your intuition with joy and enthusiasm, so you can trust yourself no matter what, then you’ll love this video!

Question:

Which one of these strategies do you struggle with the most?!

I’d love to know your thoughts!

Seriously, comment below; I’ll be sure to read it and share a helpful tip to get you started.

To Your Authenticity,
nory pouncil
Hasta Luego!

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The Self-Trust Podcast – S4E2: Reacting to triggers + facing your feelings|Nory Pouncil

Instead of seeing people as a threat, view them as a mirror.

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In this episode, Nory sat down with her husband, JP, discussed stage 2 of the self-trust system – reacting.

Here’s what they covered:

  • What are reactive patterns,
  • How to avoid taking things personally,
  • How to respond to triggers instead of reacting,
  • Trusting yourself when it feels uncomfortable,
  • The impact of unconscious patterns,
  • How to feel your feelings,
  • The power of grace,
  • The process of adopting new patterns.

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The Self-Trust Podcast – S4E1: Updates, Changes & State of the Marriage |Nory Pouncil

Many of us spend so much time trying to control the things we can't control to avoid responsibility for the things we can.

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In this episode, Nory sat down with her husband, JP, discussed major updates in their business and marriage.

Here’s what they covered:

  • Why the name change  – AGAIN,
  • The emotional challenges of rebranding,
  • The key to releasing self-doubt and embracing self-trust,
  • Joining the Pinterest Creators Program,
  • Introducing: The Self-Trust System,
  • What it was like to build a framework,
  • How to amplify your impact as a business owner.
  • The state of the marriage update,

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Wanna make $12,500 more? Here’s the best morning routine for coaches that actually works!

Wanna make $12,500 more? Here’s the best morning routine for coaches that actually works!

Hola Mi Amor, 

Today, I will show you the best morning routine to 10x your self-trust and make an additional $12,500 per year!

Just so you know you’re not alone,

This is the exact routine that my clients and I use and many of the world’s most successful female founders use when cultivating self-trust in both the business and our personal lives.

But first, here’s some context:

I define self-trust as the ability to believe without the shadow of a doubt that you’re making the right decisions in your life and your business.

After spending over a decade helping people trust themselves, I’ve discovered that there are four stages we must go through when cultivating our self-trust.

Each of these stages comes packed with lessons,  strategies, and tools, to ensure we believe in ourselves no matter what without feeling guilt, shame, or getting paralyzed by overthinking.

Why is this important:

Most people, especially female founders, feel stuck because they do not understand how self-trust works.

So when they face certain challenges, they struggle to feel confident and clear because they lack direction on the best way to move forward based on where they are.

If you don’t know where you are, you’ll have difficulty getting to where you want to go. 

So what does this have to do with morning routines?

Morning routines and rituals are the portals to getting crystal clear on where you are, so you can move at your own pace as you decide where you want to go.

If your dream life was a garden, your morning routine is the ritual that helps it flourish with unconditional love, kindness, and compassion.

It gives you insight into the limiting beliefs stifling your growth like unwanted weeds that can’t seem to go away.

As you can see, morning routines are non-negotiable, especially if you want to grow a garden full of delicious fruits, nourishing vegetables, and precious flowers.

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As you might be aware, morning routines are a major struggle for many female founders:

And there are three main reasons why…

Here are the three main reasons female founders struggle:

  1. Not understanding the purpose of morning routines,
  2. Missing key strategies to establish a morning routine that works for you,
  3. Lacking a proven system to review + refine your morning routine to reach your goals.

So what is this costing female founders like you?

According to a recent study, people with strict morning routines earn $12,500 more per year than those who described a more casual approach to the morning.

So not having a morning routine has a significant impact on your income and your dream of building generational wealth. 

Imagine how your life would change if you made an extra $12,500 per year or an extra $1,000 per month? 

Would you have more peace of mind?

Would you actually take that solo vacation without feeling bad about it?

Would finally have the confidence to hire someone to help you with your business so you can spend more time with your family

That’s what having a consistent morning routine can do for you.

3 reasons why female founders struggle with morning rituals

When you do not establish a morning routine,

You’ll end up going through your days feeling exhausted and overwhelmed without seeing progress towards your goals.

Without experiencing progress, you’ll doubt your decisions and struggle to trust yourself in the future.

You’ll feel like life is happening to you and not for you.

If you’re struggling with these issues,

The good news is that I will show you a very clear, proven, and easy to implement steps you can use right away to overcome these issues and start your mornings with your best self in mind without feeling paralyzed by overthinking or fear of failure.

Sound good”? Ok, let’s dig right in…

What’s the purpose of  the morning routine:

The purpose of your morning routine is to set yourself up for success during your day.

What does that mean?

It means bringing your body, mind, and spirit into harmony so that you feel grounded in each decision you make.

When you feel grounded in your decisions, you strengthen your self-trust and build up your confidence instead of tearing it down.

You move from the responding stage where you feel like a survivor to the refining stage where you feel like you’re thriving.

3 keys to a successful morning ritual as a coach

Over the years, I’ve tried hundreds of different morning routines, and the one I’m going to share with you today is the best one, especially since I became an intuitive coach.

Why? Three reasons:

  1. Connect with your mind, body, and spirit: When you focus on working with all parts of you, it will be easier to help your clients do the same. You’ll be better equipped to help them listen to their intuition, meet themselves where they are and see their progress.
  2. Root yourself in intuitive guidance: No more looking for answers outside yourself, questioning the voice of God that lives within you. When you create space to listen to your spirit and receive God’s guidance, it will be easier to bring that vision to life, especially when you have to move with faith over fear.
  3. Progress over perfection: For many years, I used to obsess about getting my morning routine perfect and keeping it that way. But life is not about perfection; it’s about doing your best and learning from your reality so you can change it. This routine gives you permission to fail (failure is another word for feedback) and learn from those failures without feeling guilt or shame!

What do you need?

The six must haves to thrive in the morning

Time commitment

If you’re getting started, aim for 15 – 30 minutes. If you’ve been doing morning routines for longer than one year, aim for  30 minutes – 1 hour.

A morning routine can be as short or as long as you’ll like. When I got started, my morning routine was 5 minutes long.

But I quickly realized that I was doing myself a disservice by not carving out more time to ground myself in the morning.

My mind needed more than 5 minutes to settle, and without a quiet mind, it can be nearly impossible to listen to your intuition and move in alignment with your higher self.

Now my morning routine is closer to two hours long. I’ve learned that I am much calmer, productive, and happier throughout the day by investing that time at the beginning of the day.

Do what’s best for you.

Music + Movement

Music is extremely powerful. As you may know, at a basic level, humans are pure energy. As energy sources, we emit specific frequencies depending on our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. 

Hence why listening to music with a high vibration can uplift your mood as you start the day. When you feel good, you move with more enthusiasm. 

The more enthusiastic you are, the more you’ll enjoy your day and the better the quality of your work.

Moving your body is a great way to start the day with good vibes and carry those vibes during the day.

Meditation

As a healer, coach, or consultant, you know how important it is to quiet your mind. There is an immeasurable amount of studies discussing the benefits of meditation and how it can transform your life.

A study by Yale University found that meditation can help you stop worrying or ruminating about the past or the future.

Personally, this has been an enormous benefit of my meditation practice which I started in 2014. It was one of the essential tools that helped me break free from feelings of depression (obsessing about the past) after the murder of my favorite uncle in Honduras.

Since becoming a coach, 

Meditation has ensured I remain grounded no matter what, so I can support my clients in the best way possible. I cannot imagine my life without it.

My go-to app is the calm app. I shared why I love it so much here and how it transformed my life

These days I don’t use the app that much; I’ve developed a habit of quieting my mind on command, but I highly recommend it to anyone who is still building this habit.

Journaling

3 journaling prompts to start your day with ease

I’ve been a journaler (is that a word?) since I was a teenager. It was my preferred way of getting my thoughts under control. Little did I know that I was managing my anxiety, coping with stress, and studying my patterns.

According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, journaling helps us manage our mental health. If you’re a female founder, your mental health is non-negotiable. 

Coaching from an unhealthy mindset is the epitome of pouring from an empty cup. 

Here are three journaling prompts to start your day.

  • Today I am grateful because:
  • The best part of my week has been:
  • No matter what, I can always count on:

Don’t forget that you must put your oxygen mask on first before assisting others. Journaling is the best tool I’ve found to help me check for cracks in the foundation of my cup, so I can address them before pouring into my clients.

Affirmations

6 Thriving Affirmations

For many years I didn’t understand the importance of affirmations. I honestly didn’t think they worked and saw them as useless.

Then life humbled me. Now I say them like my life depended on them because, in a way, it does

Affirmations are words, phrases, and statements to help you reprogram your subconscious mind.

I’ll do a deep dive into the subconscious mind later, but what you need to know is that your subconscious mind is in charge of your life 95% of the time.

Have you ever wondered why you do not have to think about activities like walking, brushing your teeth, and driving every time you do it?

It’s because your subconscious is running all those programs in the back of your mind to reserve your energy.

But it also holds things like limiting beliefs that you learned earlier in your life and are drastically impacting your right now.

That’s where affirmations come in; they help you reprogram your subconscious mind so you can align your dreams with your reality.

The right affirmations can drastically change your life, as long as you say them with conviction and faith!

Gratitude

3 benefits of gratitude:

The last element of a morning routine to help you 10x your self-trust is gratitude.

Gratitude is one of the most powerful practices you can cultivate to manifest more elements of your dream life and business. 

Here are three benefits of gratitude:

  • Gratitude pulls you out of your head: Whenever you express gratitude in your life, you stop worrying about the future and obsessing about the past. You focus on what’s working and not what’s lacking.
  • Gratitude grounds you in the present moment: Once you focus on what’s working, you’ll bring yourself into the present moment. The present is the only place where we can change our life and the life of our business.
  • Gratitude opens the floodgates for more financial abundance: When you focus your attention on the present moment, you can take action from a space of abundance instead of scarcity. The law of attraction states that you are what you attract, so if you act with a scarcity and lack mindset, you’ll have more of that. On the other hand, if you operate with gratitude and overflow, you’ll attract more of that.

Let’s put it all together!

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Here’s a simple easy to apply version to get you started.

The Body, Mind, Spirit, Morning Ritual – The “BMS” Morning Ritual

Step 1: Schedule it – Block 15 – 30 minutes on your calendar every day before starting the day. Yes, this includes weekends!

Step 2: Move Your Body – Play your favorite song and move your body for 5 – 10 minutes. You can use the playlist I shared with you; here is a great time to do some light yoga if you don’t feel like dancing.

Step 3: Calm Your Mind –  Using a yoga mat, lay on your back and take 15 deep breaths. You can use the calm app; they have tons of guided meditations to get you started. 

Step 4: Listen to Your Spirit – Using a journal, express gratitude using the journaling prompts above, say your affirmations, set your intention for the day, and acknowledge an area to improve.

Step 5: Repeat + refine based on your needs – Feel free to refine your morning routine regularly. Review it every 7 days when you’re getting started and every 3 –  6 months when you feel more grounded.

Let’s come back to the Self-Trust System

As simple and powerful as this strategy might be, the most important thing you need to understand is your morning routine is only a small part of an effective self-trust strategy.

This system is a proven framework we use to help female founders unleash their self-trust in 90 days without feeling paralyzed by overthinking or fear of failure so that they can live the life they envisioned for themselves.

If you want to get crystal clear on the one thing you should be doing right now to unleash your self-trust, book a call right now.

I’ll personally speak to you live and discuss the best next steps for you!

This is a no-cost call, but my calendar does fill up quickly…

Why are we offering free breakthrough sessions?

Simple – because a percentage of female founders I speak with end up working with us to help them achieve these results. But there’s no pressure – either way, I’ll help you get crystal clear on the 3 exact steps you should be taking right now!”

So again, if you’re serious, book your breakthrough session now.

My name is nory, and I’ll see you on the other side.

To Your Authenticity,

nory

Hasta Luego!

Bonus

If you want to see how I implement this routine in real-time, check out this story pin on Pinterest. I take you through my current version of this routine and even included my favorite affirmations.

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How to talk to yourself so you can feel more confident!

How to talk to yourself so you can feel more confident!

Hola Mis Amores,

How’s your spirit today?

How do you talk to yourself?

Are you kind?

Are you compassionate?

Or are you treating yourself with guilt and shame?

If you’ll like to talk to feel more confident and address the negative self-talk,

I’ve created this short training video just for you!

 I shared this training on Pinterest and over 500 people have saved it. I figured you’d find it helpful!

Here’s what I’ll cover:

  • Why do you talk to yourself the way you do,
  • 3 questions to ask yourself right now,
  • Why talking to yourself with kindness is a gift and part of the learning process.

Since I got to the root of my negative self-talk,

I feel happier, lighter, and more joyful!

If you would like to know how I did it, … and more importantly how you can do it too,

You’ll love today’s short video.

I’d love to know your thoughts!

Seriously, comment below; I’ll be sure to read it and share a helpful tip to get you started.

To Your Authenticity,
nory pouncil
Hasta Luego!

PS: I created a workbook with 5 amazing self-reflection questions to help you monitor your self-talk, drop a comment below if you would like a copy!

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7 Amazing affirmations to accept yourself when feeling anxious!

What are affirmations?

How do they work? 

How often can we use them?

These questions are the subject of today’s note.

Hola Mis Amores,

Today I would like to talk to you about affirmations.

You may have seen them on your Instagram feed,

Or perhaps you even have a whole board on Pinterest with a carefully curated collection of your favorites affirmations online.

Or maybe you have no idea what an affirmation is.

Either way, if you’ve ever been curious about affirmations, you’ll love today’s note.

And if your mind is already getting restless about how to get started, 

No need to worry!

Because I’ve included 7 affirmations designed to help you accept yourself whenever you are feeling anxious during the week.

Let’s dive in!

Affirmations are statements specifically designed to encourage and support your desired beliefs by grounding you in the present moment.

You see,

The mind is extremely powerful!

If you’ve ever felt anxiety (obsessing about the future) or depression (obsessing about the past),

You know first hand how quickly the thoughts in the mind can take a hold of you and shift your entire mood – even your life!

It’s important to understand that the mind is obsessed with problem-solving, and it will pull you towards that whether you have a problem or not.

Take a moment and think about a time in the last week when you felt amazing,

Got it? Great!

Now, how long did that feeling last?

1 minute? 5 minutes? 1 hour? The whole day?

Chances are that feeling didn’t last as long as it could have.

Here’s what I’ve found:

What does the mind do when you’re feeling amazing?

It will find a reason to worry, a problem to solve, if it doesn’t have one, guess what, it will create one!

This is what the Buddhists call a monkey mind. 

It jumps from one thought to another taking your attention with it every step of the way.

Why does this matter?

Any time you allow the mind to pull your attention at will, you remove your attention from the present moment and get stuck in your head.

You go on autopilot!

Every single second you spend in your head focused on imaginary or self-imposed perceived problems,

… is a second that you’re not spending in the present moment taking action to address the behaviors or circumstances that can help you achieve the life you envision for yourself.

What’s important to understand is that you can only take action in the present moment.

And affirmations have the power to pull you from the lure of the mind and ground in the present moment.

Like one of my favorite authors, Eckhart Tolle says:

All we have is the Now!

So how do affirmations work?

I think of affirmations as reminders of our true power.

They help us reconnect and strengthen parts of ourselves that we’ve surrendered out of fear of making a mistake or worry of not being good enough.

The best way to use affirmations is to recite them both in the mind and out loud anytime you’re feeling the mind enticing you with its problem-solving obsession.

Sometimes you’ll catch yourself stuck in your head after hours of ruminating or dwelling on a situation,

Other times you’ll notice the mind as it is getting ready to pull you in,

As soon as you’re aware that you’re stuck in your head, lean into one of these affirmations and feel each word in your body.

Concentrate on taking deep breaths and focus on the flow of energy within your body.

Become aware of your breath and watch how saying these affirmations quiets the mind in a kind and compassionate way.

Ready?

  1. I accept all parts of me, with kindness and compassion. I feel at ease.
  1. I accept that making mistakes is part of the learning process. I feel empowered.
  1. I am grateful for releasing the fear of failure. Failure is simply feedback and an invitation to try a different way. I feel grounded.
  1. I accept that learning can feel uncomfortable. I am grateful for giving myself permission to grow. I feel lighter.
  1. I accept that all I have is the NOW. I give it my full attention feeling enthusiastic and calm. 
  1. I accept that everything happening at this moment is here to help me manifest the deepest desires of my soul’s purpose. I feel present.
  1. I accept that I can only control myself, my thoughts, feelings, words, and actions. I feel joyful as I release any attachment to wanting to control others.

My hope is that each and every one of these affirmations will ground you in the here and now, and aid you as you build your self-trust.

Do you use affirmations

What are your go-to affirmations?

Please send them my way, after all, sharing is caring!

To Your Authenticity,
nory pouncil
Hasta Luego!

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