2020 Won’t Last Forever

2020 Won't Last Forever

2020 Won’t Last Forever

To say that 2020 has been challenging is an understatement. This year has put everyone’s ability to stay resilient to the test, taking a toll on our mental health, increasing stress and burnout, and creating a constant state of uncertainty.

I went back and forth so many times on whether or not I should release my new book Mind Over Moment: Harness the Power of Resilience, but I knew if I needed these tools more than ever, chances are you did too. I teach you how to tap into mindfulness to create the life you deserve. If you know me, you know that sitting in a full lotus and finding my Zen is not my style. That’s why I wanted to make mindfulness accessible and easy to understand and practice.

In fact, I’ve come to believe so strongly in the power of mindfulness to strengthen and build resilience that I decided to get a permanent reminder.

That’s right…I got a tattoo!!

I wanted a visual representation to remind myself to stay in the present moment. To see the design and the meaning behind it, watch my latest video.

Even after 2020 is over, we are still going to have twists and turns throughout the rest of our lives. Our ability to come back to the moment and focus on what is most important is a skill, one that we can practice and develop. It’s a muscle we can build.

If you haven’t had a chance to purchase your copy of Mind Over Moment and the companion journal, I want to give you a sneak peek at the framework I take you through to harness the power of resilience, lean into hard things, and live your life on purpose.

Part 1: Mindset includes understanding your brain, habits, emotional intelligence, growth mindset and beliefs.

Part 2: Skillset includes the ability to cultivate positive emotions, manage stress, and engage in activities that are good for us like humor, social connection, mindfulness, and self-care.

Part 3: Reset is getting out of reactivity to focus on what is most important.

Every time I look at my tattoo, I take three deep breaths (that’s all it takes to reset your entire nervous system) and think of something I’m grateful for. 

It may not be a tattoo, but I would love to know what visual reminder you will create to come back to the moment, take a deep breath (or three), and focus on gratitude. I hope you’ll send me a picture or tag me on social media @AnneGradyGroup. 

I am so grateful for you. I love receiving your emails, posts, and videos on how you are practicing Mind Over Moment. Having you in my corner has made such a huge difference this year. 

I hope you have a wonderful week and a happy holiday season full of delicious moments!

Stay brave and resilient,

Anne

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In person or virtual?

If you adjusted to remote work during the pandemic, you may be struggling to get back in the rhythm of things. I fully admit that I have gotten comfortable in my Covid cocoon and getting back to in-person living has been a bit of an adjustment.

When asked to speak again for my friends at @skyrealtyaustin at the beautiful @hyattlostpines, I jumped at the chance. This small but mighty team is awesome, energetic, and fun, and I was honored to be back with them! That said, wearing shoes instead of slippers and changing out of yoga pants did require some effort.

While it may be easier to meet virtually, there is no substitute for the connections that are made when we are face to face. If you’re struggling to get back into the swing of things, take baby steps and get out of your comfort zone. Learning to socialize after long periods of isolation is a skill, and it’s one that requires practice. #skyrealty #austin #hyattlostpines #resilience #socialconnection #bettertogether #professionaldevelopment #keynotespeaker
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ANNE GRADY IS A SPEAKER, AUTHOR, AND #TRUTHBOMB DROPPER!

Anne Grady is a Speaker, Author, and #TruthBomb Dropper.

Anne shares practical strategies that can be applied both personally and professionally to improve relationships, navigate change, and triumph over adversity. And she’ll make you laugh while she does it. Anne is a two time TEDx speaker, and her work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fast Company and Inc. magazines, CNN, ESPN, and FOX Business. She is the best selling author of 52 Strategies for Life, Love & Work and Strong Enough: Choosing Courage, Resilience and Triumph.

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