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Raise your hand if you HATE meditation. All of the idle sitting. The constant intrusive thoughts. The wonder whether what you’re doing is ACTUALLY making a difference. Not everyone loves it at first...but the data show how impactful it can be.
Have you ever stopped to consider for just a moment how important you are?
Think about it. How many people depend on you? For big things and for small things - you are important to the people around you.
You are an asset.
An 'asset' is an item of intrinsic value. And, because of that...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
When I had my first baby, I experienced post-partum anxiety. It was, without a doubt, the darkest time of my life. It is now 5 years later, and when I think back to that version of me in that dark place, I am increasingly afraid for her.
Post-partum depression, anxiety, and related issues...
Language matters, perhaps more than you might realize. Take, for example, the scenario you’re running late to meet a friend. When you arrive, you say one of two things
“I’m sorry I was late.” vs. “Thanks for your patience.”
One signals to...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
We’ve probably all had the experience of wanting to make a change, try something new, do something bold, or attempt something uncertain...only to have our mind kick in and talk us out of it.
Self-doubt, the inner critic, anxiety, and judgement are killers of progress because they...
Friends, happy (almost) spring. I don't know about you, but it feels exceptionally profound this year.
We've been through a lot.
When the pandemic hit, we all changed more in about 48 hours than we changed in entire years prior to that. It wasn't easy. We all went through our own personal...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Have you ever wanted to change your behavior or go after a goal, yet you found it so difficult to do it? So many times, we get down on ourselves when this happens, yet brain science shows us that habits or patterns our mind formed over time are at the core of the difficulty we have in changing...
I came across this excellent metaphor this week, and I have to share it.
You’re driving down the road, and a giant bug splats on the window right in front of you. Maybe you startle a bit as the splat suddenly enters your awareness. Then what?
You can focus all of your attention on...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
Being ‘busy’ has become a badge of honor in our society – signaling to other people, and to ourselves, that we’re valuable, in demand, and hard-working. But, at what cost?
Today on the podcast, we’re diving deep into ‘hustle culture.’...
I have a confession: I am an efficiency junkie. As a mom of 2 young kids and the co-founder of 2 businesses, I'm always on the lookout for new ways to get everything done in a more efficient manner.
Now, maybe your specific circumstances aren't exactly like mine, but I bet we're similar in...<![CDATA[ // ]]>
How much money do you make? <--How did that question make you feel?
How about this one, if a job opportunity came up that paid DOUBLE what you make today, how nervous would you be to apply for it?
In today’s episode, we’re talking about the connection between...
You're probably expecting something related to love or relationships in honor of Valentine's Day. Sorry to disappoint, but I've got other things to share today. I don’t know about you, but it seems like nearly everyone (self included) has hit a wall in the past week or two. The...<![CDATA[ // ]]>