I love Lizzo. I have painted one human portrait in my entire life, and it was of Lizzo. Lizzo helps me feel good about my body. Her music inspires me to sing and dance. I admire her deeply, more and more every time I find out something new about her. Life Lesson One: All Bodies … Continue reading Three Life Lessons from Lizzo
Ever since I was a kid, I have been conflict-avoidant. Conflict didn't feel safe, because my emotions were unwelcome and my boundaries were nonexistent. I never saw my parents modeling conflict in a healthy way, and I learned to keep my mood neutral to positive and to avoid adults when they were angry. This is … Continue reading Conflict is Trust: Positive Conflict Resolution
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!
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
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
1. Is this criticism true?
2. Is this criticism something I need to change to improve myself or my work?
3. Can I use this experience to learn something?
What makes us launch into the next huge step instead of taking the time to make a plan that makes sense?
If you were in the top 10% of what you do, whether it's your day job, your life's work, a hobby, or just showing up in your life, what would you do differently?
I was thrilled in November to see that my dormant orchid was growing a new stem. I hadn’t really expected it to rebloom, since I hadn’t taken any special care of it. I watered it when I thought about it and kept it in a sunny spot. The temperature outside dropped and boom - new … Continue reading Look for the Proof of Your Progress