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Getting things done

Getting things done

In this podcast episode on getting things done, I’m outlining some of the things that I’m doing since the COVID-19 pandemic has hit, to manage...life. I’m a wife, mother, CEO of a company, Director of a training program, author of books, and yes, just like you I’ve...

Take charge of your life

Take charge of your life

Yes, I know--it’s part of the self-help canon to say “Take charge of your life!” But of course--because this is the Your Courageous Life podcast--we’re meaning something more nuanced. You can’t control pandemics, death, taxes, suffering, so I’m not going to talk to...

this is what we train for

this is what we train for

This is what we train for. The personal growth practices, prayer, faith, naming desires in order to practice courage? The self-help books and blogs and podcasts you take in? All of that meditation, awareness of vulnerability, talking about facing fear and practicing...

how to pivot

how to pivot

    As I write this, the world is facing the coronavirus pandemic, and grappling with how to pivot given the changing circumstances. Most scientific experts at this time (late March of 2020) are predicting that the *best* case predicted outlook is that the...

watch what you make it mean

watch what you make it mean

As we go out into the world and encounter other people, it’s helpful to remember to watch what you make it mean (meaning: be aware that you are the one applying the interpretation). As we navigate challenges and difficulties, we can’t be in control of what’s happening...

Stress Relief

Stress Relief

It’s time for some stress relief (because I know that we’re all feeling it, right now). As a departure from my usual podcast content, in today’s podcast I’m offering a guided meditation for stress relief (and if you want more where this came from, check out the Simple...