My one word for 2017 was courage. I chose to focus on courage because, for most of my life, I prided myself on being a top-notch perfectionist. Then one day I realized that my constant striving for perfection wasn’t a strength but rather a weakness. My need to be perfect caused me to miss out […]
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 […]
Are you among the millions of Americans in desperate need of a vacation but can never seem to scrape together enough cash? Maybe you make more than enough money, but struggle to save enough beforehand and end up putting it on your credit card. Perhaps you’ve already figured out the money stuff and need to […]
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, […]
Authenticity is becoming one of those words that’s been used to the point that some people say it’s cliché. When a word increase in popularity like this, there’s a great opportunity to consider why. Why does it seem like everyone is talking about being more authentic? Let’s start by defining what authenticity means. Merriam-Webster defines […]
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 […]
Are you doing something to sabotage your happiness that you’re completely unaware of? Chances are you’re doing at least one of these 13 things. Find out what they are, how to stop doing them, and start changing your life today.
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Have you ever felt like something in your life was off kilter? Or maybe you’ve felt like almost every decision you’ve made was wrong? It wasn’t that long ago that I was in this exact place. In 2011 I experienced a kairos moment that made me realize that the life I was living was not aligned […]
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 […]