Ep 15: Are You Lying to Yourself?
Thoughts are just thoughts. Thoughts that are thought over and over again become beliefs. Beliefs about yourself, the world, other people. Your beliefs drive so much of what you do that you probably don’t even realize it. If the thoughts you’ve had about yourself, created beliefs you have about yourself, and those beliefs are running […]
Ep. 14: Comparison Is the Thief of Joy
“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt “Comparison is the death of joy” – Mark Twain I love that these old guys gave us such great wisdom so long ago. But clearly, they never had to navigate junior high as an awkward 12-year-old girl. When I was a kid, I used to compare […]
Ep. 13: Cause and Effect
Being at cause means you are responsible for everything that happens in your life. Being at effect means you are reacting to everything and everyone around you. Being at cause is being in control of your thoughts, feelings, emotions, actions, and reactions. Being at effect is being at the mercy of circumstances, other people’s opinions, […]
Ep. 12: Why Speaking Positively is CRUCIAL to Your Success
Speaking positively about others makes it easier to speak that way about yourself. Speaking positively about yourself makes it easier to see the beauty and appreciate the uniqueness of others. People want to be around someone who lifts them up, speaks positively about them. People like being with someone who they know won’t talk about […]
Ep. 11: It’s My Anniversary! How Getting Sober Started Me On A Journey Of Self-Discovery.
14 years ago today I got sober. It wasn’t easy, but neither was living the way I was. Getting sober was the beginning of a journey into personal and spiritual development that continues today. I’m grateful for every day that I wake up and get to live this life and my greatest hope is that […]
Ep. 10: Why Do We Care About What Other People Think? And How Do We Stop?
It’s primal. Group inclusion means safety and survival. We need to be in the tribe so we don’t get eaten by the bear outside the cave! ⠀⠀ The problem is that our little primal brains haven’t evolved and can’t tell the difference between the fear of being left alone to survive or being rejected when […]
Ep. 09: What does it MEAN when you don’t reach your goals?
Goals are a good thing. They help you have a North Star, a purpose and direction. A goal gives you a reason to take inspired action. But when you attach meaning to reaching your goal and don’t reach it, you can get down about where you are and where you’re going. In today’s episode, you’ll […]
Ep. 08: Whose Voice Are You Listening To?
We all have that little voice inside our heads. For many of us, it’s telling us what we’re doing wrong, why we can’t succeed, how we’re not enough. That’s the voice of our Ego, the primal survival part of us that is more concerned about our comfort and safety than our dreams. It keeps us […]
Ep. 07: Are You Ready to ACTUALLY Reach Your Goals?
The problem with the traditional method or goal setting is that it’s rigidly fixed on too many specific things happening, things you can’t always control. A different approach can help you set goals that are a stretch, but believable, and give you the power to achieve them. The focus is not on HOW to reach […]
Ep. 06: Are You Fighting For What You Don’t Want?
If you have a dream, something you’ve always wanted to be, do or have, but consistently tell yourself and others why you CAN’T be that person, why you CAN’T do that thing, or why you CAN’T have what you want, then you’re continually fighting to keep that reality. ⠀⠀ You must understand that ANYTHING is […]