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How long will it take to feel better?

So…how long will it take to feel better? “I’m doing everything you said I should do,” I told my coach, Matthew. “How long does it take to feel better?” I’d been taking time daily to meditate, visualize, tap into gratitude, move my body, notice any places where I was...

habits of highly successful people

First, let’s get this outta the way: if you’re looking into the habits of highly successful people, you’ll find a gazillion different internet articles out there, and most of them will amalgamate the self-reporting of CEOs, millionaires, and people with MBAs. The...

develop a daily practice

Develop a daily practice I’d heard it so many times before: it was important to develop a daily practice. CEOs and startup founders talked about it when they were interviewed on podcasts. All the research pointed to how important it was to develop a daily practice of...

changing a negative mindset

I was in a group where someone was having trouble changing a negative mindset, and as a result, she complained. Everything was negative, and according to her there was nothing to be done about it. At first, I felt nothing but overwhelming empathy for what she was...

embrace the inner critic

Embrace the inner critic? What? Yes--and here’s why: If you practice abusive behaviors, you become the abuser--and this is true whether you abuse others, or yourself. There’s something so much bigger awaiting you when you decide not to hate your critic or wish it...

dealing with anxiety

So let’s say that you’re dealing with anxiety. I’m going to take a wild guess that your internal dialogue might sound something like this... —waking up in the morning—Mmmk, go-go-go, let’s get going, I’m gonna DO this day! Pick up, drop off. Email check. Ping!...