Inner critics make shitty coaches. Don’t mistake challenging yourself with being a complete and utter bitch to yourself.
You may not realize it in the muck and the mire of the day-to-day, but you have a crazy amount of things to be grateful for. Here’s how to remember that.
The Way Things Are is, quite frankly, a shitty story to live by. So why do so many of us resign ourselves to it?
It’s so easy to dismiss the importance of the small actions we take each day in pursuit of our goals. But each one is a triumph, and each one deserves celebration.
A collection of some of my favorite inspirational quotes to make your day (slash-life) a little better.
You are not crazy for wanting more than a bottom-line, lather-rinse-repeat life. Here’s why.
In search of a mediocre, totally “meh” life? It’s super-easy. Here’s how to get one…
And I mean, like (never) ever.
You can’t compare your skills against someone else’s. All that matters is that you do what you were designed to do—and you do the everloving shit out of it.
It’s time to stop asking yourself “what if” — and start asking “why not?” instead.
There will always be a reason not to follow your dreams. And every single one of those reasons will be bullshit.
I’ve learned a lot over the course of this ridiculous, beautiful, frustrating, exhilarating process called Chasing My Dream. And, as promised on last week’s Quit of Quits post, I would like to share those things with you. Wednesday’s upcoming post will focus more on the practical, how-to steps that can get you to your own […]
I am a firm believer in the notion that you are only as lucky as you make yourself. And the way you make that luck is through a shit-ton of work, dogged optimism, and opening yourself up to the opportunities of the universe, even when the universe seems to be kicking you thoroughly in the […]
You can’t always be super-duper awesome. Here’s the key to REALLY making forward progress.
Your dream won’t wait forever. So what are you going to do about that?
Any writer knows the mysterious and miraculous process: You have a big project to work on, and you don’t have the words. It’s not even that you know what you want to say but aren’t sure how to say it; you don’t even know what the hell you want to be communicating. Total and utter […]
Things That Are Easier Than Following Your Dreams Sleeping. Buying stuff. Watching all 500 seasons of Dancing with the Stars to prep for the All-Star edition. Doing what everyone else is doing. Caring what the Kardashians/Lohans/Byneses of the world are up to. Not rocking the boat. Hating your job. Moaning about how tired you are. […]
Believe that you can. (Read this if you’re not sure.) Take a step. Believe you deserve it. Take another step. Be willing to hustle your little tail off (and let go of the things that don’t matter.) Take a step. Realize that setbacks will happen. Don’t take them as a sign. Shake it off. Take […]
As kids, we knew a hell of a lot more about our taking care of our own happiness than we do now. Where did the disconnect happen?
We have enough to worry about and deal with in the here and now. Why borrow trouble from the future, especially when it might not even materialize?