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become happy

become happy

I used to think that the point of self-help work was to become happy. I was going to double-down on my negative thoughts, stop buying in to limiting beliefs, and start seeing the bright side of life—at which point, I’d be happy. Except when I’d step into the work, I...

how to stop over-thinking things

how to stop over-thinking things

So many women preface their questions, their stories, their ideas with, “I might be over-thinking things, but…” It’s a short little phrase that implicitly says, “Don’t attribute too much power to this idea” or “This idea might be way, way too outlandish so I’m okay if...

dealing with disappointment

dealing with disappointment

Need some help dealing with disappointment? That’s the subject of today’s podcast episode. When you’ve really wanted the big dream, and you’re dealing with disappointment because things didn’t go as you’d hoped, it’s important to avoid going into a space of avoiding...

The Tim Ferriss interview questions

The Tim Ferriss interview questions

I was reading Tim Ferriss’s book, Tribe of Mentors, in which he asks a set list of questions to different people who have attained success in their fields. This got me curious--how might you and I use the Tim Ferriss interview questions in our own lives? What might...

how to learn anything

how to learn anything

Commit. You want to learn something? Commit to learning it. Stop making it into, “It would be nice.” Set a time each day, and go do it. That’s commitment. Bank on consistency. You’ll get a better return on investment for all of that time and effort, being consistent,...

trusting right timing

trusting right timing

In my own life, I am working on trusting right timing--trusting that when things happen at the moments that they do, there is something to the timing of it, and that I cannot rush timing. In hindsight, I can see so many examples of right timing. In hindsight, I can...