Start Your Week Right Sunday: Links and Goals

start your week right- Jessica Lawlor

Photo of the week: Tree pose in front of a jail cell…no big deal. If you want to get scared this Halloween, I HIGHLY recommend Terror Behind The Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary. My friend Kelsie and I opted in to be “part of the show” for an added experience and it was INSANE. Go!

Start your week right! Every Sunday I post my favorite links from around the web and share my goals for the upcoming week.

Links

On Being Present:

A Practical Guide to Being Present: If you struggle with living in the moment (as many of us do, I’m sure), Jennifer’s got a guide to help you stay present. I love this: “My thoughts are robbing me of the joy of today. Nothing in the future is ever certain, but I are in control of how I feel, right now, in this moment.”

On Staying In Touch:

5 Steps to Make Running Into Someone You Haven’t Seen in A While Less AwkwardChrystina is the master at staying in touch (she even wrote a book on it!) and I love this post about how to make those awkward encounters with people you haven’t seen in awhile less awkward. YOU know what I’m talking about. We’ve all been there.

On Philly:

11 Philly Ladies Share Why They Love Their Neighborhoods: I live out in the suburbs, but spend a lot of time in the city, so I enjoyed Emily’s breakdown of why 11 Philly ladies love the different neighborhoods they live in throughout the city.

On Success:

Let Your Definition of Success Evolve Over Time: Penelope Trunk’s blogging style is so unique and I love how she weaves her message in through stories- in this post, she tells a story of success, through the lens of yoga poses. Love!

On Email:

Caught In The Email Trap: Gah! Email! At what point will we stop blogging/talking about/lamenting the time we spend on wonderful, yet time-sucking, email? Gini Dietrich (one of my absolutely favorite PR people/mentors) details more on the email trap and how we can get ourselves out of it.

This Week on JessicaLawlor.com:

Monthly Check-In: Goodbye September, Hello October: Each monthly check-in, I share three things I accomplished in the previous month and preview three things I’m excited for in the month ahead.

Goals

  • Have a blast in Nashville this coming long weekend with my mom! So excited to head down South once again!
  • Complete my October yoga class flow for my upcoming sub opportunities AND the date of my first WEEKLY yoga class on October 24! Eeeks!

Have any links or goals you’d like to share? Leave them in the comments!

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  • Have I mentioned you’re wonderful? (Also, seriously, look at how far caught up I am on reading this week!) And yes, that email trap is totally a thing. Also, anyone who ever saw my work and personal emails wouldn’t believe that the same person was managing both accounts.

    • Awwww, thanks <3 Your blog content (and you!) are also wonderful!

  • Those are great tips for running into someone you haven’t seen in a while. I suppose you could also prep a few “talking points” about yourself for any time you run into a situation like that.