Easy Exercise for Peaceful Personal Time

IN ALL THINGS, in all your habits, in all your transitions, in all your goals, take personal, quiet

time to be with you. Time where you sit and think of nothing. Time where you sit and do

nothing. This exercise will help keep you balanced and centered. It will help you remain calm

and in control of your emotions and actions when everything else is busting loose.


If you find nothingness hard, concentrate on your breathing. Close your eyes and take long,

slow, deep breathes. As your lungs inflate and deflate with air, picture the air going into your

throat, down your esophagus, into your lungs and back out the same path. Picture your chest

rising and falling with every breath. A few of my clients even listen to instrumental music

during their quiet time, slow, methodical instrumental music. It helps them focus, concentrate

and get centered. My favorite instrumentalist is Keiko Matsui.


As you work towards your goals to create your new liberated life, challenges and obstacles will

come. You have to keep a level head to prevent them from getting the best of you and causing

catastrophic setbacks. You have to do what is best for you in the time and space you can

control. And you can. You have the ability to accomplish your wildest dreams and then some!

All that you have persevered through to get you this far has prepared you for what is to come.

Remember the last time you made up your mind that you were going to win and you did. This

is no different. It may be a little bigger dream and it may take a little longer to obtain, but in

the end it will be yours – Learning to Live Unashamed of Your Secret Life!

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Anita Washington

CEO & Founder at That Anita Live
Anita Washington, M.Ed. & M.B.A., CEO & Founder of That Anita Live, LLC, host of the TV show That Anita Live and The Emotional Happiness Podcast with That Anita Live provides a platform for women to learn, laugh and more importantly heal emotionally by learning from the challenges and successes of others. 

A former school and community agency counselor and creator of the 7-Step Method, Anita’s helped guide people from the ages of eleven to fifty through their own life issues, personal transformations and professional endeavors. With an old soul and a comedic, honest voice. She uses many southern colloquialisms and colorful expressions to unwrap personal stories of surviving a homicidal alcoholic father, a mother in denial and four physically and emotionally abusive brothers and relates them to guiding principles and healing techniques.

Through her powerful and uplifting interviews at ThatAnitaLive.TV and The Emotional Happiness Podcast women get to see and hear real women with resourceful stories living relentless lives after life's most devastating events. Through her charismatic and compelling speaking, Anita helps women use the tools and resources they already have to reveal and release success blockers such as childhood trauma and family dysfunction so they can build self-confidence, boost their self-esteem and feel free to live true to their own personality, spirit and character.

In her newly released ebook, 7 Simple Steps to Beat Emotional Baggage, Anita shares actionable techniques that will walk women through letting go of the past and rising above the glass ceiling to reach higher levels of success and satisfaction in life.

From nine-to-five, Anita is a Senior Acquisition Support Specialist, possessing over nineteen years of performing and administering program management and cradle-to-grave commercial and federal contracting activities for acquisitions ranging from $500,000 to over $2 Billion. She has progressively worked her way up the federal acquisition lifecycle and commercial supply chain through various positions from pre-award and requirements definition to commodities buying to contract close-out. In her career, she has mastered the art of transitioning to level-up.

Anita is a graduate of Limestone College, Virginia State University, and Strayer University with a B.S. in Mathematics, an M.Ed. in Guidance & Counseling, and an M.B.A. in Contracts & Acquisitions. You can find Anita online at ThatAnitaLive.com, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram and Facebook. Her handle is That Anita Live on all four social media platforms.
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