Trust your Gut. On Fear and Intuition.

The other day I listened to one of Oprah’s Supersoul Conversations on staying safe, and I realized that most of us do indeed struggle with fear, second-guessing our instincts when we should totally trust our gut and totally accepting it when it only reminds us that we are about to leave our comfort zone.  The […]

Get-S#!t-Done Friday

One of the favorite tools I use to make my life easier is Get-S#!t-Done Friday. It’s comparable to what others may call Power Hour or something along these lines. The idea is that you set some time aside on a certain day to do certain things. For me, that means an hour or so every […]

Talking about Grief, or: The Losses that Define Us

A while ago, at a workshop, I had a conversation with another participant about grief, and it made me think of times when I was going through the same raw experience, the helpful advice I got back then, and what I learned in the process. So I thought, for once I’d share that. This is […]

The Willpower Gap

Have you heard the term “willpower gap” before? You may not, but I am sure you have experienced it.  Willpower gap, a term coined by Susan Pierce Thompson, refers to the fact that your ability to stick to your plans diminishes over the course of the day, due to the many decisions we have to […]