When you decide to expand your comfort zone, you make a decision to do something new to achieve that result. So when you find yourself frustrated because you made the decision but the result isn't happening... you may still be in your comfort zone pretending to make that decision and take that action, but not really doing it yet.
While Black and brown students are unfairly left behind when it comes to admission to Gifted and Talented programs and cultivating of their talents, they are absolutely not insulated from burnout or being held to impossible standards.
Being labeled as gifted and talented often leads educators and parents to expect that these children will be good at anything and everything. But giftedness and talent doesn't work like that, and just because these students can do something doesn't mean they should have to master it.
Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash I'm moving next month, so I'm doing the classic stuff-purge so I don't have to move things I never use or don't need. I found a notebook that I recognized as being one that I've used for goal-related notes in the past so I took a break to look … Continue reading I Was Putting My Goals on Hold for Weight Loss
Photo by Tara Winstead from Pexels Episode 18 of my podcast, Run Like Hell Toward Happy, is all about balancing illness with business and productivity. I didn't set out to have this particular niche, but it turns out that when you're a disabled, queer, neurodivergent coach, you attract similar kinds of people. My coaching doesn't have a toxic … Continue reading Balancing Chronic Illness with Productivity
Estrangement is a final boundary that many adult children choose to enforce with their parents after a lifetime of not being heard, valued, or respected. It's not a decision that people make lightly or easily — indeed, there are countless barriers to estrangement that come from a societal belief that family is an immutable, infallible bond that can't be broken or ignored. There is no morality in estrangement. Those who can cut off their parents aren't better people with better boundaries. Those who continue a relationship with parents who abused them aren't broken or codependent or foolish for wanting to keep their parents in their life.
You know at night, when you're trying to sleep, but your brain has all these thoughts swimming around? I usually hate that. But last night, I loved it. Because I had a midnight epiphany to give away THREE free coaching sessions in order to help YOU make a plan, bust through a mindset block, or … Continue reading Get a FREE Coaching Session!
Photo by Randalyn Hill on Unsplash I wanted you to make sure you heard: Enrollment for my creative mentorship program Passion Pacers is OPEN! Passion Pacers is a monthly online community of creatives and dreamers prioritizing their deep-down dreams and balancing their creative work with the rest of their busy lives. Does this sound like … Continue reading Work on Your Passion Project at Your Pace
Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich from Pexels Do you run your car down to empty before you fill it up, or wait until your phone is in the single digits of battery percentage before you charge it? You're probably doing the same to yourself.I've always been the type to give 110% and not take breaks... Until I burned out … Continue reading FREE Webinar: How to Create Goals without Burnout
We've had a rough year, y'all. Many of us have had a rough several years. Some of us have been doing the "Just one more hectic week and then things will calm down" since high school. It's just part of life...right? WRONG. We've all been struggling, especially as the pandemic continues and the new normal … Continue reading PODCAST: Run Like Hell Toward Happy helps you achieve your deep-down dream without burnout