What I’ve been up to… Blogging

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I’ve been in the Network Marketing industry since 2009 and I’ve always been an Internet Marketer.  I mainly started off with e-mail marketing, did dabble in some blogging (I used it like a diary)…  Some of the older posts are here on this blog (I imported them from another platform).

But in case you haven’t noticed, blogging is a huge platform to get your message out about anything.  Take a look at how many posts you see in your Facebook News feed from huffpost or godvine.  Those are Blogs (in case you didn’t know).. So when I was looking to launch my company Trim Down Global I wanted to give away some valuable training to go with joining the company.

When you sign up to become an affiliate of my company, I give you a blog platform and will even train you on how to blog.   Lately I have been giving assignments to the affiliates on things they can blog about.  Becoming a blogger takes some time to build up valuable content so that people will follow it and read the things you post.

Personally for me, I like to use the blogging platform as a diary and a filing system so that I can come back and read through posts I made 5 years ago.   Even if you posted the most insightful thing on Facebook (like advice) it isn’t so easy to go back and find the post 5 years later.  (geez, have you ever tried to find a post on Facebook that was older than a year old??)  I had to go back and delete hundreds of posts and let me tell you it is NOT FUN!!

I’m excited about the things ahead for the affiliates of Trim Down Global!  I’m even more excited for those who are really enjoying spreading their message through Blogging!  It actually feels like you’re accomplishing something and not just randomly posting on Social Media.

Join the company and get started blogging!  You may find out you really do enjoy it!

 

P.S.  Check out my new whiteboard video (and yes I did do it by myself)  Will get better with time!

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Wendy Bongalis-Royer

If everyone told the truth…

Have  you ever wondered what society would be like if everyone told the truth?

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I am not talking about flat out lies or deceit I am talking about when something is bothering you.   You know maybe someone did something and it really got under your skin but you weren’t sure how to tell that person, so instead you change when you are around them.  Or maybe you just simply stopped talking to them very much.  But 9 times out of 10 if the other person is pretty smart they will realize that you’ve been avoiding them.  Or that your relationship has changed…..

So is there really a reason to avoid the person or the conversation?  I mean if you’re grown adults and you both aren’t violent people why not just hash out the issues?  I’ve seen too many good relationships get destroyed because a simple conversation didn’t happen.

Remember, if a person has reached out to you several times and you’re not conveying what is bothering you, how can you really blame that person for not resolving the issue. They aren’t even aware of what it really is if you haven’t told them.

In my own personal experience when you don’t hash out any issues it leads up to more problems than it’s actually worth.

 

 

Getting Sick when you work from Home

iStock_000019279679LargeSo for the last 2 weeks I have been pretty sick.  I finally broke down and went to the doctor last week to find out I had a very bad sinus infection and bronchitis.  The doctor put me on 2 different antibiotics, steroids, and a cough syrup with codeine…   Whew! That is a lot of drugs!   But the reason for this post isn’t to tell you how sick I was, it’s to talk about the joy of working from home and what happens when you get sick.

If I worked at a traditional j-o-b, I would of probably had to miss at least 1 week of work (no joke) because I could barely get out of bed most days.  I just laid around with my laptop, checking my emails every so often and checking in on Facebook to see if anything was going on with my company and what I needed to catch up on.

Today as I am starting to feel just a little bit better (been on antibiotics for 4 days now) I am extremely grateful that I am able to work from home.   Although I will admit that Getting Sick when you work from home does affect your income somewhat, because you aren’t there answering questions and you aren’t there keeping everyone motivated and working on building their incomes.   So there are a few pros and cons when working from home when you get sick.

I am sure if I worked at a job in an office, everyone who worked there with me would be pretty pissed off if I came to work everyday and was coughing, sneezing and breathing all over them.

So now that I am feeling a bit better, you’ll see me back online daily and getting back to my motivational posts!

I hope this is my only illness for the remainder of this year!

If you want to join me in my company I’d be more than happy to have you.

www.trimdownglobal.net

Wendy Bongalis-Royer

Trim Down Global

CEO/President

 

What is Trim Down Global?

Trim Down Global compensation plan and what we are sharing.  Helping people manage their weight at the same time helping our families by adding additional income to our households.

The plan is quite simple:   You sign up as a Free Affiliate, you refer others to purchase the product and you earn commissions.  Since this is a Multi-Tier Affiliate Program you can also refer other affiliates and make commissions too.

Take  a look at my newest video which will explain in more detail what the program entails.

 

Is there an Absolute Truth?

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There are only 2 absolute truths in life.

Birth and death.   Those 2 absolute truths will always exist for every human being who is born on this planet.  Some may argue that paying taxes is also an absolute truth but I know there are way too many people in the USA who don’t pay their appropriate share of taxes so we can’t say for sure that this is an absolute truth.

An absolute truth, sometimes called a universal truth, is an unalterable and permanent fact. The concept of absolute truths — what they are and whether they exist – has been debated among many different groups of people. Philosophers have waded in the muck of defining absolute truth for millennia.

Alternatively, many believe in relative truths, where facts may vary depending on the circumstances.  Everyone is biased, and everyone tells their version of Relative Truth, whether you realize it or not. It’s human nature and it’s in our DNA.  You cannot possibly tell your side of a story without being biased.    Example:  You’re in a room with 10 people.   A joke is made (whether it was tasteful isn’t the question…) Is what was said in regards to the joke the absolute truth? I am sure that each of the 10 people in the room would have different versions of what the truth was in regards to this joke. The person who said the joke would know what lengths they would go to or even if they would follow through with what was said.  But how can anyone else in the room know exactly what was the absolute truth?

When you are biased and you’re re-telling a story or incident that happened if you don’t have something in writing and documented, how can you believe that is the absolute truth?  What you can say is “This is my version of the truth” or “This is what I believe happened”.   Personally for me, it’s always best to stick to the facts in writing or documentation, this way, you’re not telling others YOUR version of the truth.   I believe when you do things like that, it may create problems for people that you may not have really intended.  And what do you do in the case if “your” version of absolute truth has harmed someone immensely?  Would you even realize what you had done?  Would you try to fix it?

I don’t know about you, but I’m going to always try to just stick to facts and documentation.  I’d hate to be responsible if my version of the truth harmed someone.

Have an awesome day!

Wendy Bongalis-Royer
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It is of no help to us that there is an absolute truth of the matter of things because unfortunately, none of us are in a position to say definitively what that is – although we all think that we are. ~ Stanley Fish

Are you a dreamer?

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Are you a dreamer?

As I sit here in my company’s office (yes I own my own company) I have to laugh out loud.  I have people out there in Facebook land who don’t like me, who probably curse me every single day (at least that is what I have heard) and there are some who probably don’t even know who I am, which is AOK by me.

I have to sit back and reflect on my life the last 3 years+ and I can honestly say… I AM A DREAMER WHO IS A DOER!!   I don’t just sit on my couch and boss people around, I don’t just sit at my kitchen table and preach the good word.  I actually went out and got things done.   I didn’t tuck my tail between my legs and run away like everyone expected me to.  I stood up with pride and moved on…  And yes of course I had personal feelings involved, wouldn’t you?  But I’d like to believe I am more super human than human because I didn’t crumble.   I am a DREAMER WHO IS A DOER….

So are you a dreamer who wants something more out of life? If you are a dreamer who wants to live in a million dollar mansion, you have to become a doer.  Not just a person who gets lucky… Because you know, if you just get lucky and hit a payload so to speak, eventually your luck will run out.   Getting lucky only takes you so far…  ;)  Just ask all those Lottery Winners who are flat broke now!

If you are a dreamer who is willing to become a DOER then join my Global Company. The weight loss industry is a huge market, and although I know there is so much competition out there, I believe in myself enough to know the company is going to be a huge success.

Trim Down Global (my company) is a Multi-Tier Affiliate Marketing company which offers the same commission on an order of the product the first month or the last month! So as you work with people on their weight loss journey’s you can really build up your commissions and earnings monthly.  Our product helps people feel full, curbs cravings and helps stop snacking between meals to keep someone focused on maintaining their goals all while focusing on belly fat.  I am excited about the future of the company and for the future of the affiliates in my company.

Wendy Bongalis-Royer

Trim Down Global

CEO/President

P.S.  If you want to take a look around at some of the people who have already had great results with our product go here:  Before/After

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Basic Needs in Life

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Are you satisfied with the Basic Needs in Life?

If you sit back and think about it, the basic needs in life are

1.  Food & Water

2.  Clothing

3.  Shelter

If you find a homeless person living on the streets and study them, they can have their basic human needs met each day.  They can go to a homeless shelter so they can sleep, they can go to the salvation army or another place that takes clothing donations and get clothes and they can stand in line at a soup kitchen and get their food & water.

Many people live in a place in their life where they are completely happy with their daily grind, they work at their job 9-5 and more than likely hate going to work because they are just meeting their Basic Needs in Life.   Sometimes issues may arise which can be completely beyond their control where these Basic Needs cannot be met in their situation they are currently living in (which is when people become homeless.)

9 years ago, I got into the Network Marketing industry because I ‘wanted’ more than just my basic needs in life met.  I wanted to not have to worry about a disaster that may happen (like losing a job or a spouse)  when you live paycheck to paycheck you may be having your basic needs as a human met but you never plan for a disaster…

I ‘wanted’ to have my wants for once, I grew up in a very poor household my whole life, we lived paycheck to paycheck and all my clothing was hand me downs or donated. We ate Spam for dinner and this chipped chopped beef thing I will never forget.  My mother even went out and got a job to help support the family after my father was laid off from the Cleveland Press where he was a typesetter.  (he never worked again after that).   We had 2 parents, 5 kids living in a 3 bedroom apartment.  When my parents finally were able to buy a house, they bought a 3 bedroom house with no basement.  My only brother decided to join the Navy at 18 and was gone for 5 years, I think he only came home to see us once or twice in those 5  years and when he did, he slept on the couch.

Wants and Needs are 2 very different things.  I ‘wanted’ to be able to take my kids on a vacation at the drop of a hat, I ‘wanted’ to be debt free and not have to live paycheck to paycheck.   I ‘wanted’ to have a beautiful home that I could be proud of and have people be impressed (my ego of course).   I ‘wanted’ to start charities or donate to charities because I could and I wanted to not have to worry about where the money was coming from.

Understand that you work at a JOB to meet your basic needs in life, you work at a business or investments to meet your wants.   You can NEVER meet your wants by just working at a job.  You cannot become independently wealthy working at your 9-5 job.

So are you going to live the rest of your life just having your Basic Needs in life met? Do you want something different?  Do you want to start meeting your wants?

I know I want to have my wants met again (I was able to meet some of them last year) then things changed and now I have to start all over again.  Which I am WILLING to do because getting your ‘Wants’ met in life is going to take hard work, dedication and commitment.  Anyone who tells you there is a shortcut is simply lying to you!!

 

Have an awesome day!

 

Wendy Bongalis-Royer

Trim Down Global

CEO/President

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Writing Down Goals

acheivment5DONEWhen I first got involved in the home based business industry I used to watch training videos and people would say start each day Writing down Goals or going over your list of goals, at the time I always thought….   I don’t need to write down any goals, I’ll just remember my goals every day.  I actually thought it was a stupid suggestion….

Even though you may think it’s trivial I highly suggest Writing Down Goals, I talked about them in the last few posts I made and I cannot stress enough how important it is to actually write them down.  Reason being, when you actually write them down and put them in black and white in your face, then they become reality.  They become more real to you and if you put them in a place where you can see them daily (like on a refrigerator) then you will see them each time you go to get something to drink or eat.  You will remember to do something every single day to accomplish your goals and if you give yourself a deadline for each goal, you’ll notice you will start to work harder to get each one of them done!

You may have friends and family make fun of you if they see this list of goals hanging on your fridge.  But I can guarantee they aren’t someone who wants to accomplish a higher level of living.  If they were, they wouldn’t poke fun at your personal goals and dreams.

Join my company and I’ll teach you how to use Blogging to your advantage so you can subsidize  your income to help meet your goals.    Trim Down Global

Wendy Bongalis-Royer

Trim Down Global

CEO/President

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Blocking on Facebook?

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I have to say something really super funny about Facebook!

I was going through my old photos I put on Facebook to come up with the comparison photo here of my son Zachary. The first picture is of him in 8th Grade Football and the 2nd is this year. Holy Crap he has grown alot!!!

Here’s the FUNNY thing about Facebook. I noticed that even if someone ‘BLOCKS’ you on Facebook you can see ALL THEIR comments that they ever put onto your photos except that their name is blacked out instead of blue (hyperlinked)….

I have people who have blocked me that I don’t even really know, but we must of used to be in business together.  I can see that some people have blocked me because they were probably told to…..

It just made me think of high school… What’s the sense of blocking someone? 9 times out of 10, you’re going to log in to your Fake Facebook Profile and check out someone’s timeline anyway… And if you don’t have anything to hide, why block them???

There is an unfriend/unfollow button… SMH I just don’t understand why people don’t realize blocking is childish……… Although I have blocked spammers or if someone’s account got hacked and there is this one person who I would never unblock. LOL

I just don’t get it…. What are you thoughts on Blocking on Facebook? Would you block someone simply because someone told you to????  Comment below….

Sticking to one Goal

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Is Sticking to one Goal Hard?

How many times have you written down a goal that you were going to accomplish and ended up not finishing it, or maybe you got distracted and told yourself “Hey I’ll come back to it later”.  I know I’ve probably done it thousands of times in my lifetime.

The other day I spoke about setting goals.  I said to write down 5 goals you wanted to accomplish and to make sure they were not insanely unobtainable.  I think it’s always best to write them down on paper (yes write them down) and give yourself an achievable time frame for each one.  Then pick one goal and work on that and complete it before moving onto the next goal.

I gave examples of goals the other day.   1.  Pay off Credit card debt.  Let’s use that one for our example.   Instead of making the minimum monthly payments each month, you really sit down and figure out your budget.  What corners could you cut out to apply more money to getting rid of the credit card debt?   Could you stop going out on the weekends for a few months – would you sacrifice some things you do regularly to help pay off this debt?  If you are a woman, would you cut out getting your nails done?  I know my daughter spends about $40-$50 every time she goes and gets her nails filled and a pedicure done.   She recently lost her job and I made her take the nails off, it’s not an expense that she can afford any longer.   If you’re a man, would you stop playing golf with your buddies and use that money to pay off some of your credit card debt.

Sticking to one goal to achieve it means doing whatever is necessary to get it done. (Legally!)  You may have to make sacrifices for a while but imagine how you will feel knowing you paid off your credit card debt and you are no longer paying interest on that card?  If you have 5 credit cards – work on the smallest balance first.   Then whatever extra money you paid onto that card, apply to the 2nd card.  By the time you get to the 3rd card – apply the extra money and the 2 minimum payments you were making on the first 2 cards and before you know it (maybe 12 months or longer) you will be credit card debt free!

Isn’t 12 months of sacrifice worth not paying the same credit card balance for the next 5 years because you can only make minimum payments?

I used to be one of those people who would write down goals and then not follow through with them.  It was a habit I had developed sometime ago, but I attended some self development courses (which included some financial advice) and I’ve been following through for some time now.

In this example I used Credit Card debt, but it could really be anything that you have written down on your goals list.  I say start with 5 small goals and each time you accomplish one of them, add a bigger goal to replace it.   The self satisfaction you will get from getting these things done will be awesome!

Remember, it may not be easy Sticking to One Goal but make sure you follow through to the end!

Join my company and I’ll teach you how to use Blogging to your advantage so you can subsidize  your income to help pay off that credit card debt.    Trim Down Global

Wendy Bongalis-Royer

Trim Down Global

CEO/President

Like my Fan Page for more Tips & Motivation:   Wendy Bongalis-Royer

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