Setting Goals

Your Word for 2018

As traditional New Years resolutions fall out of fashion, new ideas pop up designed to help us regroup and decide how to progress for the next 365 days. Coming up with a word for the year is a popular approach, but figuring out a word that will carry you through the entire year can seem…

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Free Yourself From Perfectionism

Perfectionism is one of the worst psychological traps. It is a snake eating its own tail. Being driven to take on all the responsibilities only means there are more opportunities to screw up. This is the predicament that sends the perfectionist’s anxiety sky high! Getting to the root of perfectionism takes time and the following…

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3 Ways to Shake the Post-Holiday Blues

We spend the last months of each year decorating, indulging, anticipating, and celebrating. It is no wonder that January brings with it a bit of the post-holiday funk. Behind us is fun and festivity and in front of us is responsibility and discipline—no thank you! If you notice yourself feeling a little more lethargic and…

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Danielle LaPorte: The Fire Starter Sessions

  In my limited exposure to Danielle Laporte’s work, I have come to the conclusion that I envy her entrepreneurial energy and appreciate her new spin on old ideas. Not to sound like an old grump, but it is rare that I come across a speak or author in my field that is actually inspiring.…

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The One Thing

A client recently introduced me to The Lively Show, a podcast with a variety of interviews that I’ve found quite inspiring and uplifting. I particularly enjoyed an episode with the author of The ONE Thing and am considering ordering the book. I loved the reminder to focus on the few things that are actually within…

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Managing Stress: What Does The Research Say?

Stress management. It’s like the unicorn we all hope exists, however, nobody has actually observed it first hand. I say that jokingly because, of course, stress management is very much within our reach,life balance is the unicorn! 😉 If you need some stress management tips you’re in luck—researchers have uncovered certain practices and behaviors that…

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TED Talks You Don’t Want To Miss

I am a huge TED Talk junkie.  I love learning about new ideas and concepts and decided to share some of my favorite talks that relate to personal growth, emotional wellness, and happiness. Enjoy! The Power of Vulnerability An amazing talk by Brené Brown, a social worker and researcher, who explores vulnerability and discusses how…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Make Yours A Success

It's almost the end of another year and for many, that means it is time for self-reflection. We are all fairly aware of our bad habits–overeating, drinking too much booze, not exercising, gossiping, smoking, and the list goes on ad infinitum. The typical resolutions tend to focus solely on changing undesirable behaviors, and therein lies…

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