One Week: Creating a Life & Business I Love: Tulum, Mexico
Join me on One Week: Creating a Life and Business I love being in Tulum Mexico. My last 20 weeks have passed quickly. To give you insight, I am sharing the week of May 24-30, 2021. The week of May 31-June 6th, I unplugged for the most part. From several angles, I felt like I needed to focus on self-love. At the same time, because of how I automate and scale like a boss, I knew things were continuing to flow and get done!
Moving forward, I will do monthly recaps in a new aligned and simplified format! The next Creating a Life and Business I Love post will be early July for all of June. This will help you look at one post to see the entire month. It will help content strategy, alignment and time to do one post vs. four. I regularly keep up with all activities via my calendar so it's easy to do a monthly recap!
This week everything continued to flow. In May, I didn't watch anything on Netflix for 3 weeks as well!
While creating & traveling, I visited Holistika Tulum, and Mexico City to upgrade my Apple Computer for 2 days. While it may seem crazy I did that, I researched options to trade-in my Mac Air in Guatemala and Mexico iShop and Office Depot stores, as well as flying to the USA for a few days.
I found the easiest, most cost effective, and fastest way to do my trade in (valued at about $300-$400) and get a new computer at this time involved flying to Mexico City's Apple Store at Antara Fashion Store.
I continued to create, transform and inspire during my travel to 7 Continents adventures.
My Mayan Jungle Cabana in Tulum, Mexico
Creating a Life and Business I Love:
This week, I continued my experience and stay with my Airbnb in Tulum, Mexico at my Mayan Jungle Cabana.
Creating and Scaling a Life, Business, and Community
Whether you are a side hustler, work a 9-5, creating a life and business you love full-time, and/or traveling the world, I hope this series encourages and inspires you to take limitless leaps of faith.
If you are seeking freedom in your time, location, expression, community, and ultimately financial freedom, let's #createit. I am right here with you on a path of purpose to freedom (Gal 5:1).
One Week: Creating a Life & Business I Love: Tulum, Mexico will help you create, transform, and inspire with an insider look! This is week 3 of my stay in Tulum, Mexico. The time is flying by for sure!
One Week: Tulum, Mexico: Week 21 of Travels
If you have followed my Creating a Life and Business You Love series, you know I spent my first three months of travel in Costa Rica, about 1.5 months in Guatemala, and now I am staying in Tulum, Mexico likely for 3+ Months.
If you haven't yet, you may want to check out the series on Creating a Life and Business I Love on the blog and show!
My Routines: Morning, Daily and Weekly
No matter where you are in the world, how you start your day is powerful in every way.
My Sacred 7 Morning and Night Routines with I Am's, Prayer, Positive Music, Bible Reading, Message, Journaling, and Movement sets me up for success.
My daily routine includes shake, tea and tabs with Herbalife Global Nutrition for 7+ years and counting. I lost over 55+ lbs and chose to be alcohol free 5+ years ago. I compete in fitness shows in National Physique Committee Bikini.
'Disclaimer: Average person loses .5 to 1 lb. a week with healthy active lifestyle.
Every week, I outline my week and days, and continue to align actions to my vision.
Every week, things shift depending on faith, feeling and focus.
I outline my Create 7 to help me align actions. Create 7 includes launches, community, scale, clear, media, series, and projects. I practice self-accountability with tools and teams like Click-Up, Focus Matrix, and virtual assistant services. I am in mentorship and coaching currently with Herbalife Nutrition, Super Focus with Tommy Newberry, and Legacy League with Mike Michalowicz.
All along the way, I envision and assess results in community, creators, and creatives.
Walking into the week, I envisioned:
1 Launches & Aligned Actions
2 Community Creation & Focus
3 Series along with Blogs & Shows
4 Creator Focus on Videos & Reels
5 Clearing Emails, Team & Media Items
6 Mastermind & Summit Updates & Shares
7 Assessing Daily & Weekly Results
I am creating a life, business and community I love. I am receiving $3,000 - $25,000 daily-weekly-monthly easily for wellness, media, online & travel God willing with incredible community consistently in May. I am DAP, Supervisor and World Team with Herbalife in May.
This is my focus until I hit it not only once but consistent 3+ months. I will adjust after the third month of consistency to align to annual and legacy goals.
Top Three Priorities
1 Community: Sources and Scaling
2 Creators: Courses, Management
3 Creatives: Media, Series, and Books
I focus consistently on creating and scaling a life & business I love & helping others. This is done by integrating faith, wellness, marketing, business and travel.
Not only that, every online course & live experience includes tips, tools & technology for health, wealth, and business hands-on.
Creating and Scaling in Tulum, Mexico:
The outline below will help you see how I created and scaled this week, as well as how it aligned to my passion, purpose, potential, people & profits.
This includes areas with launches, community, media, series, projects, scaling, and clearing.
Depending on priorities and the day, I may focus on 1, 3 and/or all 7 areas in a day.
1 Brand Consulting & Pitches in Wellness, Business & Travel
2 CREATEIT Club Launch & Shares
3 Costa Rica Retreat Platform Listings
1 5+ Proposals via 4+ Platforms for Ongoing Work
2 Consulting Call with Top Firm for Online Marketing
3 Cleared & Delegated 200+ emails this week
4 Updated Click-Up Project Management Sprints & Items
1 7 Wellness Tools to Jump Start Transformation
I recorded 3+ shows as well this week on CREATE with Katrina Julia
I cleared 100% from both my Cameras this week. I cleared over 90% of my phone.
At the end of the week, I had my phone to <50 pictures and videos.
I increased my focus to catch up series and increase production real-time during travels.
My goal is to get fully aligned in June on a weekly basis in flow.
Over 75% of the business is automated via tools like Kajabi and Efficise. In Automate and Scale Your Business Like a Boss, I share automation and delegation tips, tools and tech!
I teach this hands-on in our online courses and retreats too. If you are curious, definitely check out freebies and our retreats!
a I am automating and delegating Business Development and Outreach for
Transformation Management with Fortune 500 Companies and Platforms.
c Costa Rica: Transform & Travel Retreats series on blog and show, and promotions with hosts of Dragon Fly Hideaway. I am sharing and hoping it may go in the midst of a global pandemic as people are starting to travel. We did get 3+ inquiries so far.
All of these integrate the 75+ Tools and Resources to Create a Life & Business You Love!
Week Schedule At a Glance
Included in my Sacred 7 morning, I continued the Daniel Bible Study by Beth Moore. I completed both my smoothie and workout, and did reels of both.
I completed community, clearing and scaling. I recorded 2 shows. I went to Holistika Art Walk for adventures in the afternoon!
I completed my Sacred 7 morning. Afterwards, I cleared all emails, followed up with Virtual Assistants, and did a proposal with Intellifluence.
I held a consulting call with a Top 10 Consulting Global Firm on Online Marketing, reviewed FreeUp and Dynamite Jobs platforms for opportunities and scaling. I repurposed Money Talks show on our show.
I listed to messages by Sarah Jakes Roberts, Michale Todd, Lewis Howes, and Devon Franklin,
After my Sacred 7 morning, I did revised my pitch with guidance from SideWalkerDaily and their series with Nina! I recorded 3 shows on the podcast. I completed a submission to MarketerforHire for ongoing work as an ongoing lead source for Marketing work! I completed a Faith video on my YouTube. I completed a reel for WomeninTech as a community partner.
I spoke to my friend, Priscilla on our weekly call.
I stayed on point with nutrition, Herbalife and my workout. It amazes me how aligned I am now for years compared to how I used to be!
I packed for my two days in Mexico City to upgrade my Apple in my backpack!
I grabbed a Collectivo to go to Tulum Centro to get an Ado Bus to go to the Cancun Airport. I made sure to give myself more than enough time, and even had time for my second breakfast in town with Chilaquiles with no cheese!)
After I landed in Mexico City, I went straight to the Apple Store at Antara Fashion Mall. My Mac Air warranted a trade in of $350 USD score! I got a new Mac Air with a Latin America keyboard (only slightly different). In addition, I got a discount for being an educator (just ask if you are) and it's online! I made sure I transferred all files via iCloud before going. I asked for the VAT receipt so I may submit for a tax refund when I leave Mexico!
Afterwards, I grabbed some food and went to check-in to my adorable Airbnb. I tried to fly in and out the same day but I would have gotten back to my cabana around 1 am. As a result, for energy and safety purposes, I decided not to.
I am so glad I stayed! The Airbnb I stayed at had a rooftop with a Jacuzzi! I ended my day on the roof in the jacuzzi alone at sunset!
After my Sacred 7 morning, I completed some Instagram Reels. I talked to family from overseas. I ordered groceries to pick up when I arrived in Tulum.
On the way to the airport, I stopped at Chapultepec Park! You may head on over to my IG @katrinajuliafit to see posts! I then headed to the airport!
To get back to Tulum with the timing of my flight, I took an Ado Bus to Playa del Carmen, and then a Collectivo to Tulum Centro, picked up my groceries, and headed back to my Airbnb via Collectivo as well. If you missed what Collectivos are in my prior posts, they are public vans with about 5 to 10 people at most for about $1 each way!
After my Sacred 7, I tuned in to my SuperFocus monthly mastermind with Tommy Newberry. I focused on reviewing emails, as well as automated and delegated tasks (part of which is emails too!)
I woke up Sunday sick and stayed in bed all day.
Tulum, Mexico: Creating & Traveling
The creating and traveling continue in Tulum, Mexico.
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