Season 2 is coming on September 5th! We're taking a quick break for the summer, so will you do these two things for me?

  1. Hit subscribe so you're alerted on September 5th when we return. Then leave us a review!
  2. Text HYPE to 706-228-9495 to receive my Monday morning Hype Text


Hey, Hey. Business on the Bright Side is taking a quick break and we will be back September 5th. Before I get into why we're taking a break, there are a few things you should do in the meantime. Number one, hit subscribe if you're not subscribed already. That way, you'll be alerted when we come back September 5th for season two. And while you're at it, would you mind leaving me a little review?

When you're searching for your next book that you want to read, or the next podcast that you want to listen to, or even the next pair of yoga pants that you want to buy on Amazon, and the first thing you do is you look at the reviews. I know I do. That's why it's super helpful for me to have reviews on my podcast. So if you could take two minutes and review it, I would really, really appreciate it. And step two, if you still want that Monday quick hit of inspiration even while we're on hiatus, I'm still sending out my Monday hype text, so text me the word hype, H-Y-P-E to (704) 228-9495. That's the word hype to (704) 228-9495

Now, why am I taking a break? My first sassy response is because I damn want to. Don't wait until you feel like you deserve a break to take one. If you're in a position where you can take a break, take it. And really, I'm saying this advice to myself as much as I'm saying it to you because I'm not going to lie, I feel like I've shifted into this high gear since the end of 2019 with Chasing the Bright Side coming out. And then, of course, there was this little global pandemic and then all the work we did at Headbands of Hope. And then there was the election, which made me sprout probably 20 gray hairs, and so much more. I'm sure you can rattle off a list of craziness over the past two years as well.

But if I'm being honest, one thing I've noticed recently is that my gear shift has been sticky. I've been stuck in this high gear for about two years and I feel like I've forgotten how to downshift. We cannot forget how to downshift because why work so hard to create a life for ourselves that we can't even enjoy? I've put a lot of time into my business getting it to a place where I can take time off if I want to. So, it's time to freaking downshift. We're exploring the Northeast in the Airstream this summer and I fully intend to stuff my face with a lot of lobster rolls and find beautiful greenways to bike along. Even if you can't take two months off, what can you do to downshift this summer? Can you move a little slower on the weekends? Can you read instead of watch TV? Can you use a French press instead of a Keurig? What are some ways that you can just maybe move a little bit slower?

Remember to hit subscribe to get the first episode when we're back on September 5th and then don't forget to join my Monday hype text, texting the word hype to (704) 228-9495. That's the way the cookie crumbles, folks. Thanks for being such an awesome community. Whether this is the first episode you've listened to or you've binged every single one of them, I appreciate you. See you all September 5th.

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