Why doesn’t XYZ Time Management work for me?

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?”

The Secret to Achieving any Goal

We are getting ready to wrap up the end of the year. Maybe, like me, you are reviewing the year to see what went well, what didn’t go well, and what you can change next year.  One of the areas I’m really focusing on in my review is where I took massive action and whereContinue reading “The Secret to Achieving any Goal”

Peeling Back the Layers

My coach, Corinne Crabtree (www.phit-n-phat.com), uses the Self Coaching Model by Brooke Castillo (https://thelifecoachschool.com/self-coaching-model/). This overarching model has truly helped me peel back all the layers of buffering in which I was engaged. I smoked to buffer feelings of anxiety and stress. I ate to numb the feelings of shame that my nasty internal conversationsContinue reading “Peeling Back the Layers”

Perfectionism vs. Achieving

How does one learn to become a perfectionist and overachiever? In my case, I learned in my childhood that being perfect was a way to stay safe and to avoid being criticized. That mode of thinking was further solidified by my six year career in the United States Navy. I’m pretty sure that most ofContinue reading “Perfectionism vs. Achieving”

Recovery from Perfectionism

Hi! My name is Holly Lewis and I wanted to share with you my journey of my ongoing recovery from perfectionism. Now you might be saying, “Holly, recovery? Really? Isn’t that a heavy term to be using in this context?”. I’m here to tell you that I truly have to consciously decide every single dayContinue reading “Recovery from Perfectionism”