Are you an Overachiever?

I’ve met a lot of Type A’s in my life, including the one I look at every day in the mirror. One thing we all have in common is that we are achievers. We like to set goals, we like to win, and we like to do it quickly without a lot of drama. WeContinue reading “Are you an Overachiever?”

Better Sleep is a Habit

Not getting enough sleep is both a cause and an effect of chronic stress. Sleeping resets our system and it’s also when we learn. Not getting enough sleep leads to all kinds of health and productivity issues which in turn lead to more stress. Being under constant stress leads to an energizing cocktail in ourContinue reading “Better Sleep is a Habit”

Chronic Stress is a Habit

Are you stressed most of the time? Do you find it difficult to turn off your brain at night so you can sleep? Is it starting to affect your health? Were you able to turn off your urge to work while you were off the past few weeks? What if I told you that nothingContinue reading “Chronic Stress is a Habit”

The Stress Pareto

I’m sure you are familiar with the 80-20 rule, but have you ever thought of it in the context of how stressed you are feeling? It’s an interesting exercise and here are my thoughts on the subject. I would love to hear yours too! The 80-20 rule, or the Pareto Principle, states that 80% ofContinue reading “The Stress Pareto”

Molting Your Way to Calm

Did you know that we have tens of thousands of habits that are on autopilot? These run the gambit from habitual thought patterns that we always think to habitual routines that we always do. The sum of all of these is called our self concept. Our belief of who we are…right now. In order toContinue reading “Molting Your Way to Calm”

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”

Using your Inner Critic as a Superpower

Your inner critic is the voice you hear when you are full of doubt about whether or not you can accomplish something. It might sound like you or it might sound like someone in your life who was quite critical of you. Typically when you think of the inner critic it’s a negative connotation. ThisContinue reading “Using your Inner Critic as a Superpower”

Feeling Productive

Today I want to spend some time talking about productivity. I know, it’s a super exciting topic and one that you hear about all the time.  I’m not going to spend any time at all preaching at you about how to be uber productive. I want to take a new spin on the subject. ProductiveContinue reading “Feeling Productive”

Goal Setting for 2021

It’s the last month of 2020. It’s time to review how we did against our plans in 2020 and to set our plan for 2021.  What did you do well this year? What didn’t go well this year? What could you have done differently? The answers to these questions are going to be very helpfulContinue reading “Goal Setting for 2021”