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We made it. Election night....uh.....week is over in the U.S. As so many people have noted, we have a lot of work ahead of us. The U.S. is extremely divided and polarized. Bringing people together is of utmost importance for us to move forward.
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I want you to think about the last time you experienced adversity. Big, small, it doesn’t matter.
Most of us have a pretty easy time coming up with adversity because we face it ALL THE TIME. In EVERY facet of our lives.
Our relationships, our careers,...
Let me get straight to the point. It’s election week in the US, and tensions are HIGH. So many people are feeling anxious and angry as we await the results and anticipate the next 4 years.
I suspect that wait is going to extend well past Tuesday night if the predictions...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Anger. Sadness. Guilt. Embarrassment. Shame. Resentment. These are all painful emotions that most of us don’t enjoy feeling.
They can be so difficult to bear that, many times, we work at all costs to avoid them. We fall prey to the “Good Vibes Only” Instagram posts that...
There are times in our lives when the weight of the world feels too heavy to bear.
Things seem to be going wrong...
The world's problems seem so large...
Right now, in the U.S., we're moving toward one of the most dramatic and volatile and tense elections in our nation's recent...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Tell me if you relate to any of these situations:
- You walk into a room and forget why you went there.
- You forget names or stumble over words as you speak
- You have an endless to-do list running through your mind of things you can’t forget to get done
If you’re anything like me, you’re fascinated by how your brain works. I love learning about how our brains process information, the glitches in their programming, and how those natural tendencies influence us in helpful and not-so-helpful ways. Good thing, too, since...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Brace yourselves, friends. It’s election season.
We’re officially in the full-swing of election season, and most of us are FEELING IT. The gluttony of information, constant negativity, divisive content, and the importance of the outcomes has us feeling overwhelmed,...
If you've been with us for a bit, you're probably coming to realize some truths about our minds. Among others:
They take shortcuts...
They're prone to creating habits...
And sometimes those habits aren't helpful.
Because of the nature of the way our minds work, they...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Have you ever wondered why we judge? Or, how about why we feel afraid to be who we really are? Or, why we see other people going after big goals and achieving things they want to achieve, but we feel stuck.
As it turns out, there is a common core: a lack of self-trust.
I have to share a painful/slightly hilarious story with you.
I'm currently training for my first half-marathon. Yesterday, I was a little over 7 miles into my planned 8 mile run, and I was feeling good. Really good, in fact, so I picked up the pace. I crossed 75th Street,...<![CDATA[ // ]]><![CDATA[ // <![CDATA[ // ]]> // ]]><![CDATA[ // <![CDATA[ // ]]> // ]]>
This episode will change your life...if you let it.
This week, we’re digging deep into the concept of Life Design. Specifically, we’re going over the 5 principles that you have to work within in order to experience the shift that Life Design has to offer.