Self Help Posts

Misery to Meaning

Misery to Meaning

We use most of our energy to validate the story we have been telling ourselves. Our effort is focused on justifying all things in our lives. We justify the good and the bad, the hate and the love, the loss and the gain, regression and progression. Whatever we must do...
Attention Please

Attention Please

What separates the average-to-below-average from the above-average-to-exceptional? There can be many qualities that differentiate a person from their peers, but one specific quality that stands out is attention to detail. How many times have you gotten your hair cut?...
Care

Care

I can’t coach caring. People either care, or they don’t. We need a reason to care about others, but we are constantly inundated with messaging that says we should only care about ourselves. What triggers caring? Empathy for others, seeing them as people Necessity or...
90 Day Reset

90 Day Reset

The year begins with a well-developed plan for achieving my goals and building the life I envision. After 90 days, I am a hot mess, not even close to my original plan. What is wrong with me? It turns out, nothing is wrong with me. I am normal. It is likely that you...
Run Through the Tape

Run Through the Tape

Why is finishing strong so difficult for so many? What are we teaching our children? If we want our children to thrive, we should teach them how to run through the tape and not coast to the end. We need to set an expectation of excellence. All of us desire success for...