I read an article this week in Psychology Today that discussed the good and bad of journaling.Intriguing.I never thought of journaling as having a bad side.I've always found it to be quite helpful.But the article made some good points and I thought I'd share them because I know hundreds of coaches who use journaling as part of the coaching they do with clients.The article makes the case that there is a right way and a wrong way to journal.For example, if we do it wrong, journaling has the potential to make us...passively observe life instead of living in the

The first quarter of 2022 is done and dusted. That seemed fast, didn't it?The end of every quarter always has me thinking about my goals and what I want most out of life.The end of a quarter is a fantastic time to review the past quarter, rethink your goals, and plan the next quarter.And a while back, I came across an old blog article by Forest Co about defining a chief aim for your life. I think the idea originally came from Think And Grow Rich.The idea is to define a chief aim that is simple, to the point,

I came across a quote this week by James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits (highly recommend this book, btw)... “Most people think they lack motivation when they really lack clarity.” and I thought, How true! I've seen this in my own life multiple times. And I run across it every single week with my Coach Action Plan calls. I've even kind of nicknamed what we do as coaches as helping people get untwisted, which is another way of saying we help them get clear. Think about the different niches and why people get stuck. Here are a few

I thought I'd share a few strategies that have worked for me when things in life and business haven't gone "as planned." If you've been reading my emails for a while, you may know that I've been working on getting to neutral in my life and business. Thus the 30-day writing challenge and the meditation challenge. It's basically the idea that I don't get an emotional charge around the negative aspects of life and business. I just handle them with ease and grace from the get go. A lofty goal, I know. And since I'm not there yet, I've

A friend shared this letter with me and I have to share it with you.It's so badass and inspiring, you'll want to save it.Which is exactly what I did.I keep a "mindset" file where I put all of the amazing, inspiring stuff I come across so I can refer back to it whenever I need an extra boost.And this went to the top of the list.Go read it now. It will only take you a minute or two. I promise it's worth it. And then come back. https://twitter.com/ecomchasedimond/status/1295849812139499521Are you back? Did you read it?Amazing, right?Don't you just feel like

Since the end of the 30-day writing challenge, I've had a few moments of..."Oh my God, I forgot to write today's email!"And then realizing I'm fine. No email to get out today. There's this strange withdrawal that happens when you do something daily and then suddenly stop. And I'm finding myself missing doing a daily challenge. And it got me thinking that I'd like to do another challenge starting in September. And perhaps get into the habit of doing a new daily challenge every month. Not a writing challenge. At least for now.But something else. The goal of the