Ep96 Podcast Show Notes: Celebrating the Small Stuff
About Sherry Richert Belul
Sherry Richert Belul has spent the last twenty years practicing finding the gifts in everyday life. Using disappointment, depression, and anxiety as her teachers, Sherry has developed products and practices for celebrating ourselves, the people we love, and the shape of our lives. Her company, Simply Celebrate helps people make moments into gifts through customized tribute books and other one-of-a-kind imaginative and impactful gifts, life coaching, and inspirational books/articles. Life is fleeting; Celebrate now.
Key Conversation Points
- Forming meaningful connections
- Respecting who you are
- Understanding personal sustainability
- Letting go of guilt
- Giving yourself credit
- Being mindful
- Managing expectations and attachments
- Letting go of unreasonable expectations
- Being true to yourself
- Trusting your inner voice
Detailed Conversation Highlights
Sherry shares how writing letters of affirmation to people she never met makes her smile and has become a mainstay in her life every year near her birthday. She is what many would now consider a true ambivert. She finds both solitude and interacting with others energizing and can be anywhere on the spectrum on any given day. Her business, which focuses on the celebration of life and happiness, stemmed from a history of anxiety and depression. She discusses how happiness is often believed to simply be an inherent trait in people, but how it actually can be a methodical, mindful process. It is important to hone the natural ability of introverts to connect with their inner voice and to assume no guilt for being who they are. It is common to see people judge self-expression and interest based on extroverted frameworks. There are many different ways to experience the same moment, and none is better than the other.
[Hint: Scroll to the bottom of this page for the quote from Mary Anne Radmacher I share at the close of the podcast.]
Resources Mentioned in the Podcast + Connect with Sherry
SPECIAL OFFER for the 2015 Holiday Season:
Email Sherry for information on creating a love list and the love list template. When you complete one, you’ll receive a free copy of her eBook “Present Perfect: 127 Creative, No-to-low Cost, Wow-’em Gifts They’ll Never Forget.” Sherry@simplycelebrate.net
Simply Celebrate: 101 Ways to Turn Ordinary Days into an Extraordinary Life
Sherry’s Introvert Island Book Selections
Poetry collection (I chose two for you to consider: A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry and Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them -BB)
Dream journal (For your consideration: Soar Journal and The Mind at Night: The New Science of How and Why We Dream -BB)
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