The FCD Framework, Boost Immune System, Stop Surviving, & More


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OPTIMIZE ENERGY—one framework

Boost Your Emotional Energy with the FCD Framework

Sometimes it feels like life is designed to exhaust our energy.
Business, family, and all those obligations out there.

Still, we all have seen some people thriving—no matter the circumstances.

What those people have in common is:

High emotional energy.

Boost your emotional energy with the FCD framework:

1/ FREE yourself from people’s expectations

Parents, spouses, and friends—often have different expectations of us than the ones we have for ourselves.

Don’t take them on, or if you already have them on your shoulders—let them go.

Get rid of them.

Never live in fear of others’ judgment.

You are free—it’s only up to you.

2/ CREATE your own meaning of life

If you’re looking for the meaning of your life, sorry, but you won’t find it “somewhere”.

It’s like with your shape and fitness: you need to make it happen.

You need to design and work on it—choose wisely!

Ask yourself:
What can I do (or do differently) in my life TODAY that would give it more meaning?

It’s not an easy task with a simple answer.

You’re already taking steps towards clarity by doing this exercise.

3/ DO something NEW.

Ok ok, you are busy, I know. Been there—in busyness all the time!
Newness is a need that boosts vitality, health, and happiness—so let’s make time for it.

What would you like to try?

No matter what it is, it doesn’t need to be something big.

A new food, an old food prepared differently, another route home, a new style, or a sport—you choose!

I know you already know what you want to try.
Do it! And observe how your emotional energy rises.

BUILD STRENGTH—one exercise

Power Up Your Immune System with a Healthy Gut!

To build a house we start from the foundation. The foundation of a strong body and mind is a bulletproof immune system.

To achieve a robust immune system, focus on building a healthy gut.

During this time of year, it’s easier to get sick if your defenses are low.

So let’s build a defense system that will last.

The health industry does not care about food. And the food industry ignores health.

It’s on us to work on that direct connection


Here are three simple hacks you can start today.

1/ Eat fermented foods

Our diet shapes our gut microbiome, which in turn affects our immune system and overall health and well-being.

Integrate 2 to 3 servings per day of fermented foods.

Some examples are—kimchi, yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, and miso.

2/ Lower stress through mindful practice

Stress is the trojan horse that undermines your immune system. Mindful eating is your chance to integrate a mindful practice into your busy schedule.

A study conducted in 2018 of beginner meditators found that just 13 minutes of daily mindful meditation can reduce stress and anxiety, while also improving focus and memory. 

Mindful eating is not a formal meditation—ideal for all who can’t sit still with their eyes closed.

3/ Eat for nutrients or consider supplements

Ensure that you are not deficient in zinc, selenium, iron, copper, folic acid, or vitamins A, B6, C, and E

If you don’t eat enough foods that contain these nutrients, consider taking supplements—but consult your doctor first. Not everyone needs to take supplements!

There is a direct connection between our microbiome and our health.

Building strength starts from the gut, ensuring sustainable physical and mental well-being.

THRIVE IN LIVE—one mindset

Stop surviving, start thriving

Successful entrepreneurs are sharing their insights with us.

If you want to thrive in business and life, there are many “nice to haves” and only a few “non-negotiables”.

Starting a new business is easy, but to thrive with it…

It’s another thing!

We have spoken with multiple entrepreneurs who have established successful, long-term businesses.

They shared five key points that we would like to pass on to you.

But before:
Thriving is not about ticking all the boxes.
But discovering the combination that creates the magic.

Ok, here you go:

1/ Be courageous

Don’t let fear guide your decisions.

When you face your fears, you increase the chances that they disappear.
Fear of failure, fear of what others may think, fear of uncertainty.

Being fearless is an essential part of thriving.

2/ Be proactive

Don’t wait—create.

Create your opportunities and thriving is inevitable. Make it happen, proactively, day after day.

Give up excuses and DO.

3/ Mind your health & well-being

You cannot give to others what you don’t have yourself.
Take care of yourself first to operate at your peak.

Being fit and healthy is the very base of a successful entrepreneur and business.

Create a well-being routine that supports your goals.
Set fitness goals—they will be your strongest allies in both good and bad times.

4/ Make growth & development personal & functional to your business

Getting 1% better everyday compounds—makes progress exponential.

Are you a little more empowered today than yesterday?
Are you taking daily steps toward your dreams?

Growth and development are highly personal and individualized, so it is difficult to give specific advice. However, we have observed a trend toward continuous improvement—a focus on personal growth and self-actualization on a daily basis.

Growth is part of the daily agenda.

5/ Make money mindfully

Running a purpose-driven business and profiting from it is the ideal situation.

It’s not just about making money and then doing good—it’s about being and doing good while making money.

This mindset is definitely the one that our world needs today more than ever.

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