Boundaries are a tool that are essential in the journey back to balance. As an overachiever, I had no boundaries around work. I worked from the time I woke up until I went to bed. If I wasn’t sitting in front of a computer, I was working in my head. I set boundaries and thenContinue reading “Boundaries Around Work”
Believe it or not, it took me less than 5 minutes to write this list as I looked in the mirror. These are the stories that we believe as overachievers…all of which lead us to believe that we are only worthy if we are achieving. Ouch #14. There is no relaxing or resting until theContinue reading “21 Signs That You are an Overachiever”
How many of you can honestly say that you are 100% unafraid to be unapologetically you in any situation? Say what you think, throw out seemingly crazy ideas, lean into shame, unafraid to be ostracized from the group….you name it. If you are like me, you might have thought that this is true, but I’veContinue reading “Unapologetically You”
On a scale of 1-10, what’s your engagement at work? I know that you are normally a determined and tenacious overachiever, but have you found yourself riding the apathy train lately? Are you phoning it in? I found myself on the apathy train more than a few times in my career. Almost every time itContinue reading “Are you on the Apathy Train at Work?”
I was really proud of myself yesterday. I was so self aware that I was able to redirect my thoughts in the moment to have a great result. I’ve been having issues with my laptop the past couple of weeks. The fan went bad. Now normally, I would replace the fan myself, but in thisContinue reading “The Benefits of Managing Your Mind”
Overwhelm is something that is more and more common these days. I don’t recall feeling overwhelmed until about 15 years ago or so. I believe it’s more common because the problems and decisions we have are more complicated in that there are so many more options. I coach many people dealing with overwhelm. I believeContinue reading “3 Strategies to Minimize Overwhelm”
Most people think that burnout is caused by the number of hours that they work or by a really crappy boss. It’s just not true. I have clients that work 30 hours a week who are burned out and I have friends that work 80 hours a week who are not. I had a greatContinue reading “Burnout”
Would you agree that we are all unique? That no two people have had exactly the same experience in this world? You can see how this is logically true, right? Even your siblings who grew up in the same house as you did not have exactly the same experience as you. Those experiences created neuralContinue reading “Why doesn’t XYZ Time Management work for me?”
I heard an analogy this week that stuck with me. It was that I’m a thoroughbred and my jockey is whipping me to perform. Wow. The visual in my mind is crystal clear. Holly whipping herself to achieve no matter how sick or how tired she was….no matter how much her body was screaming forContinue reading “Whipping Yourself to Achieve”
How many times last week did you say “I don’t have enough time”? What fun and joy did you miss out on because this was your automatic response? If you are like I was, you may be saying this multiple times a day without even realizing it. You believe that you are super busy andContinue reading “Time Anxiety”
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