Can I let you in on a secret? I am not a natural morning person. Honestly, I wake up kind of crabby and just want to be left alone. So my natural tendency is to not get out of bed until absolutely necessary. In 2011 one of my virtual mentors shared something that changed my […]
We all know the benefits of consuming positive and educational content. But don’t stop there. Learn how to get more with these simple tips.
Tasks! They’re unavoidable and not always fun. Here’s a simple way to change how you approach them so you have more time to do the things you love.
Have you ever felt a little depressed after a long-awaited vacation came to an end? You saved money, planned, and anticipated for months. Then just like that, it’s all over. But what if I told you that you could bring that vacation feeling home? Sure, it won’t be exactly the same as running down a […]
Raise your hand if you’ve had big exciting dreams that you’ve given up on. Whether you wanted to learn to fly planes, earn a master’s degree, or travel the world, I imagine we’ve all had something we deemed unattainable and gave up. I shudder to think about how many things I declared I would do […]
If I asked you to define the word habit, what would you say? Take 30 seconds and come up with a sentence or two that defines what the word means to you. You’ll be glad you did when I ask the next question. Got your definition? Good! Now ask yourself: do habits play a positive […]
Have you ever had to tell your boss that you couldn’t finish an important project on time? Or perhaps felt bad after not following through on a promise you made to your spouse. Life happens and we get distracted. But for many of us, these are simply the results of procrastinating. If I had to guess, […]
Could our western culture be at a crossroad? After decades of chasing more in an attempt to keep us with the Joneses, are we finally saying enough is enough? Take a look at holiday sales data and you’ll see that we have a long way to go. But there is also a growing movement to […]
When it’s time to plan something, are you the person who takes charge? Or do you step back and let someone else do it? While I’m a huge advocate of playing to your strengths, there are some skills we all need to learn at a basic level. And planning is one of those skills. If […]
Last month I gave my readers an inside look at my lifelong struggle with perfectionism. Part of it is how I’m wired. I was born striving for better, faster, stronger. But sometimes I feel like every time I attack a goal with gusto, I get a not so gentle reminder that slow and steady wins […]