Entries by Deirdra Martinez

St. Patricks Day Tricks For a Hangover

Celebrations occassionally involve letting lose a little bit. For some of us, that involves having a few cocktails during holidays such as St. Patricks Day or my favorite…..Cinco De Mayo. As I get older, I find that my body just doesn’t recover as fast. It can be days of feeling “blah” with uncontrollable cravings for […]

Create your own Uplift Tool Box

I received an overwhelming response from the recent Uplift Movement where we collectively shared a positive thought. It stemmed from a common trend with current challenges and struggles.  Luckily, these challenges are only momentary. Positive thoughts followed by positive action can help UPLIFT us out of some of the most challenging situations. Negative thoughts followed […]

Achieve Success From Failing Forward

How often do we fall short on a goal because we give up when things just don’t go as planned?  Whether it is achieving a health, career, financial, relationship, or personal goal, the biggest challenge is consistency and perseverance.  I believe that part of the problem is that we see achieving the goal as defining […]

Tips to Switch From Discouragement to Encouragement

What better way to learn about success then to learn from the people that wrote the book!?  Imagine, over the course of 4 days, being surrounded and influenced by experts in your industry.  Obviously, they’ve also reached a great level of success to even be considered “Experts.”  The opportunity to learn from these experts is […]

Get Charged

“The Power Plant doesn’t have energy, it generates it!” – Brendon Burchard My experience with Brendon Burchard is game changing.  My first encounter was purchasing Experts Academy and then attending his live conference in January.  Wow, talk about generating energy!  He lights up a room AND pumps his audience to do the same thing.  It […]

The Slight Edge Can Change Your Life

I loved my latest Personal Development read by Jeff Olson, “The Slight Edge.”  Here are some of my take-aways that hopefully will UPLIFT you to reexamine your habits and lifestyle. There is a defining moment every morning when my alarm goes off at 5am.  That is to hit snooze and go back to bed or […]

Wake Up Call

Sleep, as we know it, is when our mind and body are at rest.  Set an alarm or wake up call and BOOM you’re ready to start your day.  Well sort of. Recently, I feel like I’ve been sleep walking.  Awake but disconnected.  My focus for the last few months has been my career.  I’ve […]