Renée 🐝 Cormier

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Reflections on Blogging, Trying to Get My Mojo Back and A Few Other Things

Reflections on Blogging, Trying to Get My Mojo Back and A Few Other Things

My life has been pretty tumultuous in the last year. A broken marriage, drama at the start-up I’ve been working with and a move to a city where I don’t know a soul. You’d think I’d have plenty to write about, but I just haven’t been able to get my head into the game. One of my tricks for finding inspiration is to use a blog idea generator. I just used one where I had to put in three nouns to write about (life, me and house). Yup. My imagination is that dry. None of the topics that came up even made sense, but the last one made me laugh out loud.

Think You're Cut Out for Doing Me? Take This Quiz

Immediately after, I came across this pic of me on Halloween. HA! Is the universe trying to tell me something?

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Okay, so that made me think of what questions might get included in the quiz. Never mind. I’m not going to do that!

So, I decided to use the idea generator again using the same words. Here’s what I got:

1. Ten Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Life - Hmm, I might be able to work with that.

2. How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Me - I somehow feel the need to tell the idea generator where to go.

3. Tools Everyone in The House Industry Should Be Using - Okay, I could change the word house to real estate, since that makes sense and write about that.

4. Why We Love Life (And You Should, Too!) - Who is we? I thought it was all about me!

5. Think You're Cut Out for Doing Me? Take This Quiz - Oh dear. Not again!


As I re-examine the last set of titles, I realize there is a little tidbit in there after all. Play with a few words, and you've got a wisdom piece. Look! It's a mini listicle!


Ten Things Change Can Teach You About Life


1. You are as strong as you want to be.

2. Feeling sorry for yourself is a waste of energy.

3. Humour can be found in even the most frustrating circumstances.

4. You are in full control of your destiny.

5. You are in full control of your attitude. Happiness is as much a choice as misery.

6. Life is about choices. See the above point.

7. If you want your mojo back, you have to take it back.

8. When all hell breaks loose, do one healthy thing consistently. That’s a nice way of telling you to go work out or at least meditate daily.

9. No matter what is going on in your life, there are still many blessings left to be counted.

10. Change is the best catalyst for new opportunity.


Thank you to Hubspot for making me laugh today.


Renée Cormier is a public relations and communications professional who has her mojo back. Need help communicating information about your business? Contact me through my website!

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Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #34

#37
Ha! Thanks for sharing my post, Claire L Cardwell. :)

Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

3 years ago #33

Glad you got your mojo back! Definitely will check out the Think you are cut out for doing me quiz!

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #32

#35
Thank you, !

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

3 years ago #31

Wishing you all the best Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier Glad your back with your mojo keeping rocking girl :)

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #30

#31
Thank you, Ali \ud83d\udc1d Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee.

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #29

#32
Thank you so much, Tausif Mundrawala. Stay strong.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Thank you Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier. I wish you always find your mojo even in the most frustrating circumstances. Nice buzz

Renée 🐝 Cormier
Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

You'll be fine Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier. Seems to me you already have your mojo going. Keep it up and welcome back.

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #25

#27
It's great to be back! Nice to hear from you.

Jerry Fletcher

Jerry Fletcher

3 years ago #24

Renee. Welcome Back! Meanwhile this little devil has been running about in a new place causing consternation by disappearing around the end of October...

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #23

#25
LOL. I had a lot of fun that night!

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #22

#23
Thank you!

Jan 🐝 Barbosa

Jan 🐝 Barbosa

3 years ago #21

Shared !!!! :)

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #20

Javier \ud83d\udc1d beBee, please share. :)

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #19

#13
Thank you, Graham\ud83d\udc1d Edwards. I'm thinking about doing the drive back every 6-8 weeks so I can get to my hairdresser and my athletic therapist (such a hard life). We'll have to make a point of seeing each other on those days. Meanwhile, you've got my number. :)

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #18

#18
Thank you, .

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #17

#15
Fun fact, Irene \ud83d\udc1d Rodriguez Escolar. That was the theme song for the popular 1970's Canadian game show, Definition (only popular in Canada). No doubt, Mike Myers chose that as the movie's theme song for nostalgic reasons.

Pascal Derrien

Pascal Derrien

3 years ago #16

That was brutally honest and entertaining as a read with your inimitable style :-)

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

3 years ago #15

And Austin Powers is soooo funny 😂😂😂. Dance https://youtu.be/z114yXkX1pE

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

3 years ago #14

#10
😍😍🍫🍫

Graham🐝 Edwards

Graham🐝 Edwards

3 years ago #13

You go girl! I think your mojo is finding it’s way back Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier don’t forget about us in the big city...

Mohammed Abdul Jawad

Mohammed Abdul Jawad

3 years ago #12

Ah, after all, life becomes worthwhile in cheery ways! :)

Randall Burns

Randall Burns

3 years ago #11

#7
Absolutely not Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier yes we are of the same mindset. It's good to clarify...

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #10

#9
Yes, laughter, chocolate and ice cream are all on my do list. LOL

Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

3 years ago #9

Just when it looks like things can’t possibly get worse, “The best laid plans of mice and men” will invariably turn to shit every now and then. As you well know, Renée, laughter is the best medicine ..... and chocolate ..... and ice cream. 👍

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #8

#6
Thank you, Irene \ud83d\udc1d Rodriguez Escolar!

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #7

#5
Randall Burns, I think we are on the same page but perhaps express it differently. People tend to think that being in control of your destiny is about forcing things to happen. That is not what I mean. I am with you when you speak about allowing. When we think about what we want, we need to not worry about it not happening and trying to force a plan. Most people don't realize that it is the joy of the journey that matters most. That could be point 11 in my list. We are most in control of our destiny when we do not interfere with the process and just allow things to play out. When we worry about outcomes, we create resistance to them and consequently delay or foul our desired outcome. That is how we manifest our desires. It takes practice, but I know it works that way. I have experienced it many times. Is that too airy fairy and spiritual for you?

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

Irene 🐝 Rodriesco

3 years ago #6

Great tips Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier 💪💪. Love your photography 😈

Randall Burns

Randall Burns

3 years ago #5

Continued from #2 ...By "letting go" one releases oneself of the rigidity of feeling trapped by that "control" and allowing the spontaneous to happen. By the same token YES we must plan and act accordingly to fulfill our wants and desires but I believe that there is a balance and one has to accept the "uncertainty", (as I'm sure you're feeling some of that in your life at the moment, but it is exciting, isn't it?) Hopefully you understand the gist of what I'm saying; I'm reminded of a quote by John Lennon; "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans" P.S. Thanks for the inspirational post, it has caused my creative juices to start flowing again, maybe the end of my "dry spell"

Randall Burns

Randall Burns

3 years ago #4

Continued from #2 ...By "letting go" one releases oneself of the rigidity of feeling trapped by that "control" and allowing the spontaneous to happen. By the same token YES we must plan and act accordingly to fulfill our wants and desires but I believe that there is a balance and one has to accept the "uncertainty", (as I'm sure you're feeling some of that in your life at the moment, but it is exciting, isn't it?) Hopefully you understand the gist of what I'm saying; I'm reminded of a quote by John Lennon; "Life is what happens to you while you're making other plans"

Randall Burns

Randall Burns

3 years ago #3

HaHa! Nice post Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier Yes I can relate as I seem to be in a "dry spell" at the moment, but that's ok too. Will definitely take a look at Hubspot just for "shits & giggles" if nothing else, it did put a smile on your face. I agree with your "Ten Things Change Can Teach You About Life"; except #4; "4. You are in full control of your destiny." I believe that we are NOT in control of our destinies and I will try to explain without going into a long tirade. Yes we can influence to a degree the direction that we are heading in, generally steering towards our inner goals but by assuming that we are in "full control" we are gripping too tightly and missing the "magic" that happens around us every day, (LMAO! I think this might be the start of a new Blog). By gripping tightly and assuming the foreseen "destiny" approaching us we are setting ourselves up to disappointments when reality turns out to be different than our preconceived ideas of "what is supposed to happen". Speaking from experience I can say that yes while I pursued advancing myself in the Culinary world I "floated" with the "currents" and proceeded to travel around the world for over 20 years, without really planning it. to be cont...

Gert Scholtz

Gert Scholtz

3 years ago #2

Ren\u00e9e \ud83d\udc1d Cormier The best listicle I’ve read in a long time – and I would say your mojo is definitely back!

Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier

3 years ago #1

Hey, Graham\ud83d\udc1d Edwards. I'm back!