The comparison trap

According to the science, we're hardwired for comparison. It's our human tendency to evaluate what we have in relation to what others have. We take a look, get out our internal measuring tape or scale and start "working the numbers". We unconsciously take in everything from physical looks to career and monetary net worth, intelligence... Continue Reading →

Start your engines

It's Monday and it is ON! I want to give you a quick mantra to start the week. Pocket it and be ready to circle back and have it at the ready because I can almost guarantee it will be of use to you in the near future. It comes from Brene' Brown, episode 3... Continue Reading →

Get one under your belt

Exercise is the equivalent of a mind calming drug I can't afford to miss a dose of, so for me, the earlier in the day the better. That said, I believe biorhythms and other individual variants determine each person's optimal time frame for peak performance. That's why paying attention to what your body is telling and... Continue Reading →

The Secret to Lasting Change

This will be easy, but I'm going to whisper it for dramatic effect: there is no secret. Now don't run off in a huff, thinking I've misled you with my post title and you've arrived here only to waste your valuable time. I have the answer you're looking for, it's just that it's not a secret. None... Continue Reading →

Not “there” yet? SO WHAT!!

For anybody feeling discouraged today in need of a boost, you've been led here for a reason. You are in dire need of some SPY WISDOM. This re-post is a perspective shifting reminder aimed to keep you keeping on and it's served up in a 4-word-POWER-SHOT of wisdom: I'M WORKING ON IT. I'm not a... Continue Reading →

Fear=FUEL when you say YES to it

You WILL be afraid at times. That's a given. The question is, what will you do with this fear? As a rule of thumb for utilizing the innumerable forebodings that delight in attempting to shut down my flight, I developed the following mantra: "IF SOMETHING SCARES THE PISS OUT OF YOU, YOU MUST SAY YES... Continue Reading →

A February Fast

As we begin to usher February out the door, consider purging your life of these 5 disempowering behaviors: REQUIRING understanding from others. The key to not caring what others think of you is to give yourself what you need. Give yourself understanding by believing in yourself and maintaining a willingness to stand in the truth of... Continue Reading →

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