This chapter explores ways to create a certainty of self that is unshakeable and unstoppable. Creating that kind of presence within yourself allows you to deal with whatever comes your way and be unwaveringly steadfast in your commitment and unaltered by any circumstances or conditions that may be swaying you.

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Practices in the Book:

Exercise (pg. 40)

Leaders Featured in the Book:

Susan Denk, Owner of White Crane Construction (pg. 35)

Anita Janssen, serial entrepreneur (pg. 37)


“Food to Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age” -Sarah Morse

“The Age We Spend More Time Alone” -Sarah Morse

“How to Make Stress Your Friend” -Kelly McGonigal (video)

“If You’re Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life is More Off Course Than You Think” -Benjamin P. Hardy

“How to Overcome Anxiety and Stress- Michael Gervais” -Tim Ferriss (podcast)

“Start Small, Start Now” -Seth Godin

“You Make or Break Your Life Between 5-7am”– Benjamin P. Hardy

“The Meditation Cure” -Robert Wright

“Mindfulness: An Everyday’s Guide To Being Mindful For Better Sleep And A Balanced Life” -NestMaven

“12 Steps to Self Care” -Power of Positivity (video)

“Meditation Resources” -Sue Hawkes (blog)

“Kindness Calendar” -Action For Happiness

“Affirmations That Make Life Work” (photo)


“If your compassion does not include yourself, then it is incomplete.” -Jack Kornfield, author

“Self-care is never a selfish act. It is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on this Earth to offer to others.” -Parker Palmer, speaker, educator and activist

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