I have a new venture!!
It's a lifestyle website aimed at eliminating the unnecessary in order to focus on the necessary.
How did this come to be you ask? How did this nonprofit lady get so caught up in lifestyle? I've always had a mindset of being my best me so that's not new. But in 2014 or so, I was going through a stressful situation. One night the words "no stress, no struggle, no strain” came to me in a dream. Most dreams I would forget but these words stuck with me. After a year or so of using the phrase in casual conversations and as a tool to reduce my stress, I began to wonder what else this phrase was for. In 2016, I emailed two designers my ideas for using the phrase. No response. In 2017, I started the trademarking process for the phrase. That same year, I paid for a product that would be connected to the phrase but I never got the product-- or a refund. I was upset and disappointed but I couldn’t let the idea die. I kept writing ideas but was slow moving things forward.
But then three words changed my life.
You have cancer.
September 2017, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, it was removed in December 2017 and I am cancer free. After encouraging others and finding a new level of strength that could only come from God, I became more determined to bring this idea to life. Exercise, healthy eating and stress free living are one the most common recommendations for lowering cancer risk. Who knew this God-given phrase from 2014 would take on yet another meaning in 2017?
The website, No StressNoStruggleNoStrain, is a lifestyle page to encourage each of us to make the main thing the main thing. The website is still in the works but once it's up, it will have a blog with my stress stories as well as tips, articles and resources that any one can use. I am accepting local speaking invitations (no fee, just a donation) to share my story and help others live a life free of stress, struggle and strain! Click the link on the website to express an interest and I'll be in touch! - Tinesar