I know I’m a day late, but in keeping with the spooky season, I thought I should talk about things that scare us. I’m not necessarily talking about huge phobias or things like that- I’m talking about the fears we have that cause less severe anxiety, choice paralysis, contribute to avoidance, are irrational, and keep … Continue reading Follow the Fear
Category: Decision Making
All too often when I meet with clients and ask how they’re doing, one of the first things they say is, “I feel overwhelmed.” If you get overwhelmed frequently, you are not alone. Being overwhelmed is exhausting, and when we get overwhelmed it’s so easy to stay overwhelmed since thoughts and feelings tend to snowball … Continue reading Overwhelm
Benefits of the Bad Habits
We all have bad habits. There are things we should be doing instead of the things we are doing. We know what we’re doing isn’t good, but we can’t stop doing it. What’s up with that? We’re smart enough to be aware of what would be better for us to do, but we don’t always … Continue reading Benefits of the Bad Habits
It’s quite frustrating when we put so much time and energy into developing a system, routine, and/or schedule and then life comes and throws a wrench in everything. How can we take the time to figure out a system that works for us when everything around us is constantly changing and feels nebulous and ambiguous? … Continue reading Managing Ambiguity
What do I need today?
Some days, even when you have all your systems in place, your ducks in a row, your long-term and short-term goals organized, it can all still feel overwhelming. Maybe you need a self-care day, a moment to recharge, or some degree of a break when you’ve reached this overwhelm overload. When it all feels like … Continue reading What do I need today?
Happy holidays everyone! I know this is that time of year where there are sales everywhere and so many different reasons to buy things for ourselves and others. Today, Black Friday, is really the kickoff of the spending spree. Well, I suppose the deals have already started and the urge to spend has already been … Continue reading Impulse Shopping
“I should do this...” “This is what X should look like…” “I’m doing X so I should…” Should, should, should… not the most helpful of words. I know, I know, sometimes we just use it in place of “I need to”, “I get to”, “I want to”, or “I have to” when it’s something we … Continue reading I Should…
I feel like this blog in particular is going to have a whole, “easier said than done” aspect to it. Know that what we are talking about today, and really every week, is usually much more simple sounding than it truly is. It’s okay to take time on implementing anything you want into your life. … Continue reading Changing Perspectives
When to follow the impulse
You never know when inspiration is going to strike. It’s not always at a convenient time and doesn’t always care about your schedule. The inspiration- or impulse- can be about anything. So, how do we know when to stick to the schedule, or fallow the inspirational impulse? What’s it like to get an impulse to … Continue reading When to follow the impulse
All week I couldn’t decide what to write about this week and ended up not writing anything until Thursday afternoon. My inability to decide led to almost a week of inaction. The indecision led to feelings of being stuck and I started to tell myself that it was writers block. Now that I had writers … Continue reading Choice Paralysis