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BGU: The 9 Tenents Of Being A Bougie Girl (Video)

Listen to my latest audio entitled: "The 9 Tenents Of Being A Bougie Girl"





1.  Know Thyself2. Work Hard, Work Smart3. Be A Citizen Of The World4. Stay Current5. Use Critical Thinking6. Be Kind To Others7. Elevate And Evolve8. Mentor Others9. Be An Inspirer

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Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Step Five:Making It Your Own By Applying It To Your Life)

Week 5- Making It Your Own By Applying It To Your Life Here we are in the final lesson. Over the past 4 weeks, you have self-reflected on the current state of your life, completed some assignments, and listened to some lectures. The most important aspect of any self-improvement program is the application of the principles.  Assignment-Making It Your Own By Applying It To Your Life What is your overall action plan for applying the principles of this course?What challenges do you think you will encounter?How do you plan on overcoming those challenges?Main theme of the Week 5 lecture Take what works  for you and leave the restSustaining the change when life goes awrySurrounding yourself with folks in the same place and a little ahead of you.


(Listen to the Bougie Girl University podcast for the audio version of  Step Five: Making It Your Own By Applying It To Your Life.)

Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Step Four:Making Consistency a Habit)

Week 4 –Making Consistency a Habit It has been said that practice makes permanent. In other words, our daily habits help to shape our lives. For  example, if you desperately want to get into shape but, every day you forego exercise in order to surf the Internet all day and night… What are the chances that you are going to get back in shape?  However, if you carved out 30 minutes in the morning to go on a stroll, you would create a new and healthier habit.  You would also get closer to your goal of getting into shape.    The key to making consistency a habit is to build a solid foundation and to keep things simple whenever possible.Assignment List 3 of your healthiest habits.How are you able to consistently institute them into your daily life?List 3 of your not so healthy habits. What is your plan for changing them?     Main theme of the Week 4 lecture
Habits are the foundation of our daily lives.Consistency i…

Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Step Three-Make Better Choices )

Week 3-Make Better Choices Making different choices requires that you hold yourself up to a higher standard of personal accountability…which can be exceedingly uncomfortable. For example, let’s say you are looking for ways to trim your monthly budget. Looking through your bank statements, you notice multiple charges for dining out expenses. Upon further self-reflection, you realize that you rarely stock your food pantry.Going forward, you hit the grocery store once a week to stock your house with food. As a result of making the choice to go grocery shopping on a regular basis, you have cut your expenses in half.Assignment List 3 things in your life that you would like to change. For each item write down how you can choose differently to make your proposed change a reality.Main Theme for the Week 3 Lecture
The positive ripple effect of making better choices.Baby stepping your way into making better choices
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Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Step Two-Make the Commitment )

Week 2-Make the Commitment Making the commitment to change your life requires that you put actions behind your decision.Commitment is what hauls you out of bed at 4 am on a Saturday to write a few pages on your Great American novel instead of sleeping in until noon.Commitment compels you to rein in spending so that you can save up to take that dream trip around the world.  You can’t BS when it comes to commitment…either you have it or you don’t.Assignment What does commitment look like to you?What are you currently committed to?What are some ways in which you could better convey commitment in your daily life?Main Theme for the Week 2 Lecture Making a strong commitment can mean the difference between success and failure.5 biggest obstacles to commitmentCommitments start small and grow larger as time goes on.
(Listen to the Bougie Girl University podcast for the audio version of  Step Two-Make The Commitment)

Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Step One-Make The Decision)

Week 1-Make the Decision Are you dissatisfied with the direction of where your life is going?Is living stuck in the past no longer an option for you?Today is the day that you have decided to make a change.  After declaring your desire to change now comes the difficult part…taking action on your decision.  Assignment Write down the 5 main reasons you have made the decision to change your life.  What is driving you to make this change?Write down all of the positive changes which you think will come out of the decision to make a change in your life.Main Theme for the Week 1 Lecture The decision to invoke change in your life will bring up a tidal wave of unexpected things.Invoking change is scary for you and others around you.There is a solitary aspect in the beginning of every new life-changing journey.Coping with the desire to quit.
(Listen to the Bougie Girl University podcast for the audio version of Step One-Make The Decision)

Bougie Girl University Presents: Life Is What You Make It- 5 Steps That You Can Take Right Now to Change Your Life...(Introduction)

Chances are you have stumbled onto this course because you have reached some type fork in the road. Either   you are looking to change jobs, find a new relationship, relocate, start a business or maybe even lose weight.  Up until now your attempts to change  your life have not been very successful. In fact, you usually end up right where you started or in an even worse position.  It is frustrating  and you cannot figure why the change that you want so badly…seems to elude you at every turn.  You have tried reading books, attending seminars/classes/workshops/conferences,  but, nothing thus far has worked. You are beginning to think that making a positive life change just is not in the cards for you…
What if I told you that lasting change could start in your life by applying the following 5 action steps?

Make the DecisionMake the CommitmentMake Different choicesMake Consistency a HabitMake It Your Own By Applying It To Your Life

During this 5 week e-course, I am going to discuss th…