8 Ways to Design Your Environment for Success

Think of someone you admire for being very effective at what they do. It could be someone who excels in a particular area that you’re interested in developing — i.e. a hard skill at work, fitness, mindset. Or, quite simply, it could be someone who just overall seems to have their sh*t together while youContinue reading “8 Ways to Design Your Environment for Success”

The Way You Talk To Yourself Matters

There’s a Native American Story of the Two Wolves. The short version goes like this: A grandfather explained to his young grandson that within every person, there are two wolves in a constant battle. “It is a terrible fight . One wolf is bad. He is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment,Continue reading “The Way You Talk To Yourself Matters”

How I’m Approaching the New Year

Cheers to (almost) making it through what’s been an extremely difficult year. I know we’re all eager to move on from 2020 and hopeful (or desperate) for a better year in 2021. Regardless of all the madness of the past year, time doesn’t stop. It continues to pass whether we enjoy our time or not.Continue reading “How I’m Approaching the New Year”

The Allure of Pessimism

Do you consider yourself to be an optimist or a pessimist? Perhaps a combination of the two? Whatever you answer, you’ve likely come across the allure of pessimism at some time or another. Maybe it was the ‘cool kids’ at school whose pessimistic outlook on school work and ‘trying hard’ seemed enticing. Trying hard wasn’tContinue reading “The Allure of Pessimism”

5 Types of Hobbies Everyone Can Benefit From

I remember the distinct moment when the thought first crossed my mind that a hobby of mine was a waste of time. When I was younger, I loved my drawing and painting classes at school. Not to say I was every that great at it. But I found it relaxing, I liked to observe andContinue reading “5 Types of Hobbies Everyone Can Benefit From”

Habits: The Compound Interest of Self-Improvement

Growing up I had a soccer coach who loved to say: “If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. Nobody stays the same.” In other words don’t get complacent. Don’t slack off now that you’ve had a few good games in a row. Keep putting in the work, or else you’ll sit on the bench and someoneContinue reading “Habits: The Compound Interest of Self-Improvement”

30 Journal Prompts For When You Feel Uncertain or Stuck In Life

Whether or not you believe in journaling or think its only an activity for young kids… Dear Diary. Today Mom let me eat ice cream!! And I saw this new toy I want. (Or once you got a little older maybe you journaled about the girl/boy who was so cute in middle school) …there areContinue reading “30 Journal Prompts For When You Feel Uncertain or Stuck In Life”