Issue #19

September 27, 2023

by Rosemary Morretta


Welcome to Issue 19 of TeamSelfCare’s TLC Newsletter!

As the leaves start to turn here in Connecticut, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, we know that the holiday season is just around the corner. It’s the time of year, no matter where you are in the world, when businesses of all sizes have the opportunity to shine, connect with their audience, and boost their revenue. However, we understand that holiday marketing planning can often feel like a juggling act, with so many strategies and ideas vying for your attention.

That’s why we’re here to guide you through the hustle and bustle of Q4 with a focus on business marketing success and self-care. In this week’s edition, we’re thrilled to present you with an array of valuable resources to help you navigate the upcoming holiday season without the overwhelm.

First up, we have a blog post, Unlocking Q4 Success: Holiday Marketing Strategies for Digital Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting, our insights and tips will set you on the path to a successful holiday marketing campaign.

But that’s not all – we’re excited to introduce our latest freebie, the Q4 Holiday Marketing Checklist. It’s an easy but comprehensive lineup of marketing knowledge, strategies, and tips you need to thrive during this lucrative time of the year. It’s our gift to you as you embark on your holiday marketing journey.

And because we want to support your planning activities, we’ve included our Planner’s Punch holiday cheer for you to enjoy.

As you embark on this exciting journey don’t forget to take a moment for yourself. That’s why we’ve included an affirmation to keep your spirits high, and a meditation to help you find calm amidst the holiday storm.

Thank you for being a part of TeamSelfCare’s TLC community. We’re here to support you every step of the way as you make this holiday season your most successful yet.

Wishing you a joyful and prosperous Q4!

Featured Article:

Unlocking Q4 Success: Holiday Marketing Strategies for Digital Entrepreneurs

As the leaves turn to fiery shades and the chill in the air grows crisper, businesses of all sizes prepare for one of the most exciting and profitable times of the year – Q4. It’s a season that extends far beyond the cheer and festivities, for within this period lies an unparalleled opportunity for entrepreneurs and digital businesses to thrive, prosper, and leave a lasting imprint on their industries.

For businesses, Q4 isn’t merely a calendar shift; it’s a seismic shift in consumer behavior, spending habits, and market dynamics. As the holiday season unfolds, wallets open wide, and shoppers embark on a quest to find the perfect gifts, decorations, and experiences. This festive spirit transforms the business landscape into a bustling marketplace, where opportunities for growth and success abound.

In this blog post, we delve deep into the significance of Q4 for businesses, both traditional and digital. We unravel the hidden potential that lies within this quarter and uncover the treasure trove of benefits it brings to those who seize the moment. From substantial revenue boosts and heightened customer engagement to a competitive advantage, brand recognition, and the promise of long-term growth, the advantages of Q4 holiday marketing are profound and far-reaching.

Join us as we unwrap the secrets of Q4, exploring how it can turn your digital entrepreneurship into a journey of unparalleled success. Prepare to unlock the advantages that lie ahead in the following words, and be ready to leverage this season’s potential for the growth and prosperity of your business.

Introducing Holiday Marketing Checklist

Unlock Your Holiday Marketing Success!

Tired of the holiday season sneaking up on you? Wish there was a way to make it your most prosperous one yet? Well, the wait is over! Introducing our new complimentary Holiday Marketing Checklist, designed just for entrepreneurs like you.

What’s Inside?

We’re thrilled to share this invaluable resource that will transform the way you tackle holiday marketing. We’ve broken it down into three essential phases:

Phase 1: Plan – Get ahead of the game with our step-by-step checklist for planning your holiday marketing strategy. No more last-minute scrambles. You’ll be armed with the insights and ideas needed to set the stage for success.

Phase 2: Take Action – Ready, set, go! This checklist will guide you through the execution phase, ensuring you hit the ground running. From email campaigns to social media blitzes, you’ll have everything at your fingertips to captivate your audience.

Phase 3: Post-Holiday Preparation – Don’t let the momentum fizzle out! Our checklist for post-holiday preparation will help you extend your success beyond the holiday rush. Learn how to maximize sales and keep the holiday cheer going.

Why It Matters

By being aware of the different phases of a holiday marketing strategy, you can stay organized throughout the process. No more stress or missed opportunities! You’ll have the confidence and clarity to navigate the holiday season like a pro.

Start Your Holiday Marketing Journey Today!

Grab your FREE Holiday Marketing Checklist now and unlock the secrets to a season of unprecedented success. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by – take control of your holiday marketing strategy and watch your digital empire thrive.

Click the link below to access your FREE checklist and make this holiday season your best one yet!

Download Your Checklist Now

Need some more tools to make it through the holiday season?

Check out our Q4 Holiday Marketing Playbook and equip your business with winning strategies to maximize your holiday success,

Recipe of the Week – Planner’s Punch: Your Recipe for Marketing Success

As you embark on the journey to craft your holiday marketing plan, why not infuse your creative process with a touch of inspiration? Meet the Planner’s Punch – a refreshing concoction of flavors that are perfectly designed to fuel your imagination.

This delightful blend of apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and lime juice creates a symphony of tangy and sweet notes, awakening your senses and setting the stage for a productive planning session.

And what’s a punch without a little fizz and flair? Add in ginger ale for that effervescent spark that mirrors the excitement of the holiday season.

To top it all off, garnish your Planner’s Punch with plump blackberries and slices of fresh orange – a visual reminder that your holiday marketing plan, like this drink, can be both vibrant and fruitful.

Sip slowly, savor the flavors, and let the Planner’s Punch be your companion as you brainstorm ideas, set goals, and lay the groundwork for a successful holiday marketing campaign. With each sip, let your creativity flow, and watch your plans take shape like never before. Cheers to your holiday marketing success!


Servings: Approximately 8 servings

Calories per Serving: Approximately 120 calories per serving

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Chilling Time: 2 hours


  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 cups ginger ale
  • 1/2 cup blackberries (for garnish)
  • Orange slices (for garnish)
  • Ice cubes


  1. Prepare the Potion: In a large pitcher or cauldron, combine the apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and lime juice. Stir well to mix the flavors.
  2. Chill the Brew: Place the pitcher in the refrigerator and let it chill for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld together.
  3. Summon the Bubbles: Just before serving, pour in the ginger ale to add a fizzy and magical touch to your brew. Stir gently.
  4. Prepare the Garnishes: Float orange slices and blackberries on the surface of the punch to give it a mysterious and eerie appearance.
  5. Serve with Ice: Pour the Witch’s Brew Punch into individual glasses filled with ice cubes to keep it refreshingly cool.
  6. Incantation: To add a fun element, invite your guests to give the punch their own magical incantations or “spells” before sipping.

Here’s to your Q4 Holiday Marketing success!

Weekly Meditation – Path to Preparedness: Guided Meditation for Success

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Begin by finding a comfortable and quiet place to sit or lie down. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and let go of any tension in your body. With each breath, allow yourself to sink deeper into relaxation. Let’s embark on a journey of self-preparation for success.]

Begin by envisioning a bright and expansive field before you. The sun is warm, and a gentle breeze dances through the air. You stand at the edge of this field, feeling a sense of calm and readiness.

As you step onto the field, imagine yourself shedding any doubts, fears, or limitations that may have held you back in the past. Visualize them as heavy stones lifting off your shoulders, leaving you feeling lighter and free.

In this field, you are the architect of your success. You have all the tools and resources you need to build a strong foundation. Imagine a workbench beside you, filled with everything you require to prepare for success. See it clearly, with each tool shining with potential.

Now, let’s begin to pick up these tools one by one. The first tool is Clarity. Hold it in your hand and see your goals and dreams with utmost clarity. Imagine them as vivid pictures, not hazy wishes. As you do this, feel a sense of purpose and direction washing over you.

Next, pick up the tool of Resilience. Feel its strength and flexibility. Know that challenges may arise on your path to success, but with resilience, you can bounce back stronger than before.

Now, take Focus into your hand. Sharpen your focus like a laser beam. See how it allows you to channel your energy and efforts into what truly matters, eliminating distractions and self-doubt.

Preparation is the next tool. See yourself meticulously preparing for every opportunity that comes your way. With each moment of preparation, you grow stronger and more capable.

Take Courage into your hand. Feel its warmth and power. Embrace it, knowing that it will help you step outside your comfort zone and seize every opportunity that comes your way.

Now, envision a wellspring of Confidence bubbling up from within. Let it wash over you, boosting your self-assurance and belief in your abilities. You are capable, and you believe in yourself.

Finally, take the tool of Positivity into your hand. See how it radiates light and warmth. Know that a positive mindset attracts success like a magnet. Embrace optimism and let it guide your journey.

As you hold all these tools, feel yourself becoming a beacon of success. See yourself stepping confidently into every opportunity, prepared and ready for whatever lies ahead.

Take a few moments to sit in this field, feeling the power of preparation for success radiating from within you. Breathe in deeply, filling your lungs with positivity and determination.

When you are ready, slowly begin to bring your awareness back to the present moment. Open your eyes and carry this sense of readiness and self-assuredness with you as you move forward on your path to success.

Remember, success begins with preparation, and you have all the tools you need within you. Trust in yourself, stay focused, and embrace the journey ahead. You are prepared for success.

Affirmation of the Week

“This week, I am a master of planning. I embrace the joy of strategizing and preparing for a successful holiday marketing season. With each thoughtful step I take, I create a roadmap to spread cheer and abundance to my audience. My holiday marketing activities will shine brightly, guiding me toward a season of prosperity and connection.”

The benefit of practicing the affirmation is that it instills a positive mindset focused on effective planning. By consistently reinforcing the belief in your ability to plan for a successful holiday marketing season, you are more likely to take proactive steps, make informed decisions, and execute strategies with confidence. This mental state enhances your chances of achieving your marketing goals, connecting with your audience, and ultimately increasing your business’s success and revenue during the holiday season and beyond.

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Join our Self-Care Check-In For Entrepreneurs Facebook Group’s new upLife Group Coaching Program

On October 1st, we’ll be kicking off our upLife Group Coaching Program in our Facebook group This motivational self-development program provides members with an action plan that helps them form healthy habits, inspires joy and inspiration, and results in personal and professional growth. By participating, you will clarify what makes you tick and create the fundamental changes you desire in your life. Join this free program today!

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Wrapping Up

Thank you for taking the time to read our latest issue of the TLC newsletter, focusing on Q’4 Holiday Marketing Planning.

We invite you to download our latest business development tool, the Holiday Marketing Checklist. It’s a quick reference to what you might want to think about doing over the next few months to end your year strong and set yourself up for a profitable new year.

Additionally, we encourage you to join TeamSelfCare’s Self-Care Check-In For Entrepreneurs Facebook Group, where on October 1st, we’ll be kicking off our upLife Group Coaching Program.

Head on over to the Groovy Life Giveaway, In keeping with today’s Holiday Marketing theme you can pick up my contribution to the bundle, Sleigh Your Way To Q4 Success. There are also lots of goodies inside the Kaleidoscope Collective Bundle, including our Self-Care Planning Kit, a collection of tools that should be part of everyone’s personal development toolkit.

Don’t forget to practice the weekly meditation and affirmation, as they can significantly enhance your mental clarity and overall well-being.

We greatly appreciate your participation in the TeamSelfCare community. If you have any comments or questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Always know that your well-being is our top priority, and we are dedicated to assisting you throughout your journey. Stay tuned for our upcoming issue, where we will continue to offer valuable insights and practical tips for both personal and business development. Thank you for being a part of our community!

Wishing you joy, balance, and abundant well-being.

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