Wisdom from Mark Zaifman

What inspires you?

Have you thought about that lately? What inspires you? Who inspires you? Where do you go to recharge your batteries? How do you stay centered and grounded during the type of economic upheaval we’re living through? Are you able to keep your thoughts positive and your outlook for you and your loved ones optimistic? Do you feel confident about the future or do you feel uneasy and concerned?

As a financial planner, being an optimist is pretty much non-negotiable. Fortunately for me, that’s easy as I was born with the glass is half full mentality. Yet being an optimist means you can also be a realist at the same time.

You can dwell on all the negative stuff out there and eventually that will have a very profound impact on your life, your emotions as well as your life decisions. Or you can make a conscious decision to focus on the positive events happening every minute of the day. It’s your choice.

Imagination and Inspiration (I-squared)

And that’s where inspiration comes into the picture. To be inspired means to be living a life in-spirit. If you’re someone that wakes up in the morning, thinks about their work and feels inspired, congratulations to you and job well done. If on the other hand, the work you do (trading your life energy for money) does not inspire you, it’s time to call on your imagination and inspiration for guidance….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Mark is a Holistic Financial Planner.

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Elisa F.
Elisa F.2 years ago

Power of intention...thanks for sharing.

Shalvah Landy
Past Member 3 years ago

"trading your life energy for money" I like that!
I say the job I have now, instead of paying for a work-out at a gym, I get paid and do physical fitness on the job!

Laura P.
Laura P.3 years ago

thanks for the reminder.

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Jennifer C.
Past Member 3 years ago

Thanks for the post.

paul m.
paul m.3 years ago

thank you...

Sue H.
Sue H.3 years ago

Thanks for the reminder.

Rose Becke3 years ago

Thank you Mark

Jillian M.
Jillian L.3 years ago

Thanks for sharing your positive message