Common Traits of Truly Happy (and Successful) People

I’ve been on a quest the past few months to uncover the similarities of some of the most successful people I know. What I mean by “most successful” are those who are happy (yes, really truly happy); they love what they do, are highly motivated … More …

The Easy Path or The Path of Ease?

Do you prefer ease or easy? Both? Yes, me too. You can have both, but often you must part ways with the path of easy before you can get to the path of ease, and then eventually the path of ease AND easy. Stay with … More …

How to Free Yourself from Tolerations

The online dictionary defines tolerate as: 1. To allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of (something that one does not necessarily like or agree with) without interference. (Synonyms: allow, permit, condone, accept, swallow, countenance.) 2. To accept or endure (someone or something unpleasant or disliked) … More …

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

We’ve all been there – wrestling with a decision, wanting to make it so we can finally stop thinking about it, but still not sure what to do. When I am grappling with a decision and feeling unsure I often force it – just make … More …

How to Know When It’s Time to Throw In The Towel

Quitters never win and winners never quit, right? Maybe not. In fact, it might just be the opposite. If you never throw in the towel and walk away from the things that are not working in your life, you won’t create space for the things … More …

How to Fail with Grace

Have you ever failed at something? I’m not talking about a test in school, but something in your life that you were invested in and had an intended outcome for? As you think about this, one of those famous quotes about failure might come to … More …

Why You Need to Quit Your Job

Eight years ago, I sat in the big fancy office of my corporate job, miserable, listening to my sister on the other end of the phone saying: “Just quit. I don’t know why you stay there. You’re not happy – you need to quit.” My … More …

Five Reasons to Spend a Day on You

Do you treat yourself as well as you treat others? Think about it… do you have the same kindness, compassion, care, or concern toward yourself that you do for others? What if you did? What would it feel like? How would you behave? I decided … More …

Stop Listening to The Voice of Fear

“What if I fail?” “What will everybody think?” “What If I get rejected?” Sound familiar? It’s the voice of fear, filling your heads with those scary “what if” stories. The stories that prevent you from making changes, following your heart, and growing into the person … More …

The Number One Thing Preventing You from Reaching Your Goals

I can’t stick with it.” “I’m too busy.” “I started strong but then life got in the way…” Any of these comments sound familiar? The past few weeks have been full of conversations on the topic of accomplishing goals and these are several of the … More …