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 →

Dots and Stars

One of my favorite children's stories is You Are Special by Max Lucado. It tells the story of the Wemmicks, a group of small wooden people who spend their days sticking gold stars or gray dots on one another, indicating their admiration or disdain of one other. The main character, Punchinello, receives only gray dots, no... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon

I've shared my belief that you are your own can-do coach. What I'm being divinely led to do now is reinforce that information in any bite-sized-nugget-manner that I'm lead to throw your way. Nuggets that are: easily interpreted action planseasily pocketed-for-later encouragementeasily remembered mantras and affirmationseasily digested messages It's been laid on my heart that... 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 →

Quieting the Logical Mind

Perhaps it's not the "logical" mind that I'm talking about as much as human nature that seems magnetically drawn to mimic the behaviors of our peers and deem them a favorable formula to emulate. Logical seems a subjective term, because perhaps you don't consider following the herd mentality to be logical at all. Perhaps you've been made aware of... Continue Reading →

Enough ALREADY

You are enough AS IS. What am I talking about? Do I even know what I'm talking about in the first place? And if I do indeed know what I'm talking about, can I prove it? Is there a type of document, physical proof, or tangible evidence I could offer up that would allow you... Continue Reading →

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