Thank You. Thank You Very Much.

For the past four decades, I’ve known this. Since birth, I’ve been groomed to have good manners. Say please. Say thanks. Smile and never look a gift horse in the mouth. But, especially in November, the gratitude meter moves higher because everyone (well in the US anyway) is coming together to celebrate a holiday with…

10 Steps To Increase Your Confidence & Mental Toughness

I’m sure you’ve seen the kid in your class or the colleague in your workplace who just seems to have it all together. When they enter a room, they do so with a certain swag and panache. It seems like their lives are easy and if you didn’t know better, you’d swear they had a…

A List Of Excuses For Snoozing Your Life

The alarm went off and she hit the snooze button. Then 9 minutes later, it went off again. BANG! One more time…SNOOZE! Then again, 9 minutes later, BEEP! And this cycle went on for about an hour. When she finally got out of bed, she was more tired than she went to bed. She’d spent…

Learning The Art of Being Bored

I’ve been reading Deep Work by Cal Newport and it is really causing me to re-evaluate how I choose to spend my time. I’ve been in a process of seriously looking at the minutes I spend each day. We each have 24 hours and when you finally decide to take a look at how you…

How To Get Out Of Survival Mode So You Can Start Living

“You are either living in creation or reaction.” – Steve Chandler Most people know they are not where they need to be.  They know they are tired.  They feel the effects of a terrible diet.  The stress of a terrible relationship weighs on them.  The tension of always feeling rushed drains them.  Yet, they continue…