Please Start Saying No Jun 08, 2022

If you feel overloaded, you can say no to taking on anything else.

This is your permission slip to say no.

In fact, I'd go a step further and say it's your responsibility to say no. Otherwise, everyone suffers, and you suffer the most.

Most importantly, communicate clearly with the people around...

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Why Talk Therapy Isn't Enough Jun 02, 2022

Learning doesn't come from experience. It comes from reflecting on the experience.

This is one of my favorite quotes. It is most attributed to John Dewey although he doesn't actually write these words verbatim in any of his texts.

Becoming a coach for BetterUp taught me the...

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How Often do you say No? May 26, 2022

Is there a dream you have for your life? An idea that's been sitting with you for weeks, years, or decades?

Something you envisage creating, somewhere you want to live, a skill you want to acquire?  

Among many dreams, one that's prominent for me right now is writing a book.

I have...

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What Garth Brooks Taught Me May 19, 2022

Last Friday, Preston and I spontaneously bought tickets for a Garth Brooks concert that evening in Cincinnati, OH which is two hours away. 

Firstly, I highly recommend being spontaneous. It made me feel as though I was really living.

Secondly, Garth's show was a masterclass in...

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I Hope my Grandmother Dies Soon May 04, 2022

In a recent post about God, I wrote that, for me, God, is learning how to dance with the magic of life. 

The magic I refer to is how to feel fully self-expressed, how to be exactly you in most moments, to have the self awareness to relish in what makes you great and what you...

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What Sparked my Creativity? Apr 21, 2022

Last week I shared a beautifully, moving excerpt about journaling and the power of creative expression. Read it here.

Last weekend we drove to State College in Pennsylvania to take our son, Austin, to a BMX and Skateboarding park that is pro-level. We had an awesome getaway.

Austin was...

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One Way to Stop Your Messy Thoughts Apr 13, 2022

One way to crystallize your thoughts is to put pen to paper.

10 minutes of journaling time can clear your messy thoughts and give clarity room to breathe. 

Even if journaling or writing isn't your favorite thing, stick with me, because creative expression, however that may look for...

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God and Control Apr 06, 2022

I often refer to God, and what do I mean when I say that?

Do you struggle with control? This is a common theme among my clients. We attract who we are. 

I often hear... 

- What's my five year plan? Why don't I have one? Successful people have them.

- I don't think I'll bother saying...

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The World Needs You Mar 31, 2022

 

Please remember that your life is about blazing your own trail.

That doesn't mean you have to earn mega bucks, be the best in your profession, write a bestseller or, change a system.

It does mean defining success on your terms, and making sure your values and your actions...

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How do you Deal with Failure? Mar 24, 2022

I want to brag about Heather. 

Heather continues to breathe life into me as a friend and former client - I was the client. She sends me sweet messages. This week's was entitled, you are AMAZING. The message read, 

Just a note to say you are the bomb.com and this...

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What Keeps you Confused? Mar 16, 2022

I'm excited to share this blog with you.

Before we begin, please reply to this email and send a very lovely member of this community, Monica, a big ol' congratulations, a big high five, a big hug. I'll forward your message to her.

Monica had the opportunity to be interviewed on the news in the UK...

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To stop being modest and start being bold?

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