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Just the TIP Tuesday - Know Your Circle

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Bringing you weekly TIP’s on Transformation, Inspiration, and Purpose.

015. Know Your Circle

Happy Tuesday Tribe! Today’s TIP is KNOW YOUR CIRCLE! It's so important to surround yourself with positive people “who make you happy, people who make you laugh, people who help you when you’re in need.  People who would never take advantage of you.  People who genuinely care.  They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.”

Keep in mind though, each person we meet serves a purpose, so even though they might just be passing through, they could very well be leading you to your future husband or wife, your next career, your best friend. Each relationship we have is important whether it lasts for a day, week, month or a lifetime.

I was just talking to a dear friend about this very topic. We were discussing how ironic it is that some of the more stressful relationships (be it friendships, partnerships, or courtships) we've had actually led us to the best relationships of our lives. Therefore, we're grateful for all these relationships, good or bad.

With that being said, we get to choose who we want to spend our precious time with so “make sure everybody in your BOAT is rowing and not drilling holes when you’re not looking. Know your circle.” Find your TRIBE!

Your tribe should consist of the people who have your back when you aren’t looking, encourage you when you lose faith, uplift you when you can’t stand on your own. They are the ones who are there to support you during the good times and bad times. These are the people you can always count on and you can usually count the number of these people in your life on one hand, so choose wisely.

“Surround yourself with people who make you hungry for life, touch your heart, and nourish your soul.”

“Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.”

“Surround yourself with people who know your worth.  You don’t need many people to be happy, just a few REAL ones who appreciate you for exactly who you are."

“Surround yourself with friends who have plenty of light in them. That way, you will always have candles around you when days are dark.”

“Surround yourself with people who see your value and remind you of it.”

“Surround yourself with people who reflect who you want to be and how you want to feel, energies are contagious.”

“Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.”

In the end, you are only going to be as good as the people you surround yourself with, so be brave enough to let go of those who keep weighing you down.

This is not an easy task. It has taken me eight years living in California to really find my tribe, my people. The ones who lift me higher and encourage me to constantly be working toward becoming a better version of myself. They inspire me, challenge me, push me, make me laugh, make me better, and make me happy. They are my circle of influence. I trust and respect them.

Finding like minded people who share your same life vision is rare. When you find those people, you have to reel them in and never let go! Let them know how much you appreciate them being in your life and never take them for granted.

I appreciate all of you for taking time out of your Tuesday to spend with me! I hope y’all have a fantastic week!


With love & gratitude,



PS: Know your circle! 

Lauren Schwab