There is beauty and power in looking below the surface.

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When we look at the ocean from the shore, we see an endless body of water, maybe some waves, but no depth, just surface. The ocean is beautiful on the surface but not even close to the beauty we find when we go below the surface. Throw on …

Fear is a complex emotion. Recognizing and facing the fear takes guts.

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According to Very Well Mind, the top ten common fears and phobias are: Spiders Snakes Heights Flying Dogs Thunder and lightning Injections Social situations Being alone Germs The fears clients bring to our appointments have nothing to do with the ten above, but they are equally debilitating. The most common …

Changing our perspective of “complete” may help us get more done.

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Over the past few weeks, the theme of “completion” has been coming up time and time again in client meetings. One might think “completion” is a pretty concrete line in the sand. Something is complete, or it’s not.  Miriam Webster defines completion as “the quality or state of being complete.” …

I lost a piece of me and I lost my mojo. What did I do to get it back?

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Some days I sit and cry for no apparent reason. Others are not so difficult. But I still can’t talk about him without crying. I’m crying right now as I type this. My heart still breaks when I think about him. Some may say, “he’s just a dog.” …

Do you think you know how to breathe? You might be wrong.

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During my guided Headspace meditation practice, Andy frequently reminds me to breathe in through my nose and out through my mouth. As it turns out, there’s a good reason he is reminding me.  Scientific American states, “In fact, every relaxation, calming or meditation technique relies on breathing, which may be the …

Increased productivity is about both what you do and when you do it.

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Are you of the mindset that it doesn’t matter when you do the tasks on your daily to-do list, just that they get done?    You may be thinking all wrong. However, setting your daily activities in line with your circadian rhythm, energy level, and ability to focus may prove …

What gives you the feeling of accomplishment? Producing or productivity?

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How do you get your greatest sense of accomplishment? What’s your focus? Producing or productivity. There is a difference, and we must give ourselves credit for everything. Producing: to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability.  Productivity: the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, …

Exercise is powerful for your brain and your body

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Don’t exercise just for your body, exercise for your brain too. Why do we feel so good when we exercise? According to John Ratey, MD, “The real reason we feel so good when we get our blood pumping is that it makes the brain function at its best, and …

Shunning critics is hard. How to become a stronger “man in the arena.”

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Brene Brown introduced many of us to the “Man in the Arena” speech during her talk on critics and her book “Daring Greatly.” Once I read and internalized the message, it has been a part of how I look at myself and my critics. But, more importantly, how I share …

What do you want your personal brand to say about you?

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I am passionate about learning. This passion generally leads me to immerse myself in ADHD, brain-related, and business-related education. (I also read fiction, but for a totally different reason.) Podcasts are an easy way for me to consume information. It’s easy to queue up a podcast and listen in …