Jan 25, 2021
Personal passions matter in
whatever endeavor that women take. It’s the driving force to keep
them going. In today’s episode, Bonnie Walton speaks of personal
passions and how busy women can prioritize them.
Bonnie is a care manager for
Florida Blue, a part of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. In
her free time, Bonnie is passionate about working out and
exercising. She likes to lift weights, and do spin classes and
pilates. The exercise makes her feel like she’s able to prioritize
Personal passion matters
- Even with distractions, Bonnie finds a way to
still make her daily workout.
- The world can be chaotic at times but when
Bonnie starts the day with something that she’s passionate about
such as working out, she doesn’t get as anxious and upset when
something out of the ordinary comes up during the
- Working out has been part of her passion and
since she left the Army, Bonnie decided to stick with
- For busy women, you may want to do your passion
slowly. For Bonnie, she started off slowly and she tells herself to
do her best every time.
- One of her major accomplishments was winning
gold in an Army event which led to her earning the German Armed
Forces Proficiency Badge. There were a lot of physical hurdles they
went through including swimming, shooting, track, pull-ups, and
- Her workouts help her in becoming a leader. It
improved her posture and it gives her a more confident look. The
physical exercise and training back in the Army taught her a lesson
to keep pushing and moving forward even in hard
- For those who still haven’t found their
passion, there are a few things you can do. You can always discover
new things with just a click. There are social media groups you can
join and communities you can be active in.
- It’s also helpful to do brainstorming with
somebody else. It could be a peer, a family, a friend, and
- For her leadership conversations, Bonnie keeps
a note of her ideas and her thoughts. It keeps her grounded and
allows her to build rapport with other people.
- Take advantage of modern technology to manage
your daily tasks. There are many apps available out there to help
you organize your passion and your career.
“Why Personal Passions Matter, and How Busy Women Can
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