Posts tagged Personal Growth
The CAH! (Choices! Actions! Habits!) Blog Series: Managing Your Energy 

“Choices! Actions! Habits!” Is Like “Lights! Camera! Action” For Your Actual, Real Life. It’s About Creating Habits That Stick By Doing Things In The Right Order So That You Can Get Better Results With Less Effort.

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How to Really Motivate Yourself to Do S**t

Motivation is a huge problem for people. I know because they are always telling me it is. People be saying shit like “I’m just not motivated!” Or “I need some motivation” (this is one of my faves, because you can’t, I assure you, go out and pick up motivation like you are getting some eggs, but people be saying it anyway).

But even though people are always telling about this problem, I’m not buying it. I call bullshit on the problem of the missing motivation.

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Three Steps to Making Better Decisions

I spend alot of my time in my coaching practice helping my clients work through decisions of all kinds, so I know that most people really hate having to make decisions.

Especially the big ones. The ones that feel like ‘If I don’t get this right, my whole like will crumble to dust and no one will ever love me again.’ (Helpful Hint: that is never true, but the feeling is real).

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So... I'm Going to Jail!

On July 4th I’m checking myself into Mindfulness Jail. That’s the funny-but-also-kinda-true nickname I’ve given to the Ontario Vipassana Centre, where I will do my first (and possibly only… we’ll see) 10 day Silent Meditation Retreat.

Fun fact: Vipassana means ‘seeing things as they really are.’ It is a meditation technique based on self-observation, using breathe to focus your mind. Since I tend to go on and on (and on!) about the benefits of self-awareness, this seems right up my alley.

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