Human beings are creative. We just are. Left to our own devices, we make up stories, draw pictures, write poems, use color in different ways, and display beautiful things in our homes. We have been making art and telling stories for eons. You are creative. I am creative. We are creative. But over time, creativity … Continue reading How to Level Up Your Creativity
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!
Image ID: A black notebook with red writing that says "Write Ideas" with two overlapping speech bubbles. Next to the notebook is a wooden pencil. The notebook and pencil are on top of a dark stained wooden surface with slats. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash My relationship with my creativity has had its ups and downs. I've … Continue reading How to Combat a Creative Scarcity Mindset
A blue planner notebook that says "My Secret Plan to Rule the World" with a pink background. Photo by Ann H from Pexels. Goals should be SMART, right? Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. But a lot of us fail to pay attention to the achievable and relevant parts of the planning process. We stick to specific and … Continue reading What We Keep Messing Up About “SMART” Goals
Boundaries can feel scary when you've never had them before. In the past, maybe standing up for yourself felt dangerous.
The phrase, “What people think of you is none of your business” was confusing when I first heard it as a kid. But I’ve since realized it means that people are going to have whatever opinions of you that they have, and you can’t stop them. No matter what I do, I cannot control how … Continue reading Fear of Criticism Was Keeping Me from Working on My Goals
I've had a lot going on lately. You know. I left an abusive marriage, wrote a book, fell in love, moved in with him, broke up, settled back in Cleveland. The usual. My office is still packed up in boxes, waiting for a wellspring of motivation to encourage me to put things on shelves and … Continue reading Get out of your own way and do something
If you could not fail What would you do if you had the time, money, and energy to do it? If you knew you could not fail? Learn a new skill? Spend more time with your kids? Take a family vacation? Take a vacation by yourself or with your spouse? Write a book? Lose 50 pounds? … Continue reading Today is Day One