Are you always making to do lists or buying new planners only to stop following through after a couple days? What I’m learning is that all the productivity hacks and fancy planners in the world won’t help us until we can learn to keep our commitments to ourselves.
This past year laid me bare, but if I think too hard about it, I feel shame. What right do I have to even think about placing my pain and suffering along side others who’ve faced circumstances and situations 1000x worse?
We all know how damaging it is to our psyche to compare our lives, our bodies, our professional progress to others. It was Theodore Roosevelt who infamously said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Equally destructive, though, is when you find yourself constantly nostalgic for your younger self. An old race t-shirt reminded me it’s…
Creating a successful blog is so much more than writing what you want and waiting for readers to magically engage. It’s also about getting out of your own head and doing the hard work to find and connect with your tribe. In this post, I share thoughts and lessons from my own blogging journey, including tips and resources that might help you with yours.
“Every day ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.” – Anonymous
The lesson I’m learning time and again is the critical importance of prioritizing (and completing) actions that will help you reach your goals, and then fitting in the rest of your list when you can.
If you don’t prioritize your goals, you will never reach them.
Do you consistently let fear and anxiety rule your life? Most of us can answer this question without hesitation.
If you’re not certain, here’s a simple test. Think of how you feel when you see others doing the very things you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t.
Do you feel pangs of envy, nauseous, awash in hopelessness, depressed? Do you get down on yourself for not having at least tried?
I get it.