Our brains tend to feed us a lot of negativity, but there’s no universal law that tells us we must buy into it. It’s a really bad habit.
This year, I am a little obsessed with habits so I’ve decided to try out 12 habits this year and, hopefully, make a bunch of them stick. (If you want to join me, download my Year in Habits worksheet here.) For February, I am working on my current number one pain point: sleep. I have […]
When it comes to goals, I have two priorities: I want them to be aligned with my priorities so that they make sense and I always have a reason to work on them, and I want them to be achievable so that I don’t get into a worry cycle that ends up with me feeling frustrated and bad about myself.
Habits matter because they help you become the person you want to be. James Clear If you’ve followed my posts for a while, you may know that I am a huge fan of habits and routines. I know it sounds boring, but actually, the opposite is true, or at least that’s how I feel about […]
I’m sure you are familiar with the sentence, “If you want to do something you’ll find a way, if not you’ll find an excuse.” I’ve always found that a pretty rude statement that might be appropriate on the social media of boot camp instructors, but has no place in coaching relationships. I still think so, […]
Micro-dosing is a pretty popular concept these days, and so I got to think, how about we applied it to our self-care as well? After all, the reason why we don’t do a lot of things that are good for us is that we feel we don’t have the time, right? I know that’s a […]
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 […]
Today, I want to talk about one small thing you can do for others that may have a huge effect: to hold space for them. What do I mean by that? It’s pretty simple: to sit with them and let them talk, listen attentively, and not judge or problem-solve. That last part is key. We […]
As August rolls around, I am entering another three-month period of not drinking any alcohol. Today, I wanted to talk a little about the why and how—just in case it might be something you feel like trying to, or my approach may help you in dealing with other issues you have. I’m sure you know […]
Habits are not as boring as people make them out to be either, so today, I want to share a bit about how to successfully build habits—because that’s clearly a skill I have honed for decades.