Whipping Yourself to Achieve

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”

Using Your To Do List as a Weapon

I can’t relax until everything I decided to do today is done. This is the thought several of my clients have had this week. I have it all the time as well. It might just be the calling card of the high achiever. It’s a very all or nothing statement. It’s driving us to pushContinue reading “Using Your To Do List as a Weapon”

Put Your Electronic Input on a Fast

Intermittent fasting is quite the popular topic these days. There are lots of articles promoting the benefits of this type of eating including the fact that it’s more in line with our body’s natural rhythm.  It occurred to me a while ago that limiting any kind of consumption to a defined period would be anContinue reading “Put Your Electronic Input on a Fast”

The Urge to Prove Yourself all the Time

I grew up in a situation where I believed that I was not as good as the other kids. My dad had a heart attack when I was 6 and didn’t work while he recovered. My mom was a stay at home mom. My clothes for school were crocheted or from a second hand storeContinue reading “The Urge to Prove Yourself all the Time”