Tag: authenticity

5 Steps to Whole-A$$ Commitment

There’s a special kind of goal called a “commit or quit” goal. If you haven’t heard of this, that’s not surprising, because I made it up. I made it up because I noticed I was doing too many things half-assed:

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Trust Your “GPS”– 5 Growth Path Signals for Discovering True You

When you were young, soft and psychologically pliable, you were probably shoved into various conformation machines (family, school, work) designed to mitigate your uniqueness. Uniformity, for the sake of being controlled, was paramount. Fitting-in was rewarded. Differences were buffed out

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See Yourself Aging Well

We are all aging. Whether you fight it, deny it, or embrace it, it’s happening. You can’t stop it. All you can do is decide how you will experience it. Remember, a basic rule of living intentionally is, what you

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Sssssssshhhhhhhhhhhhh

This was going to be a post about JFM‘s (Just for Me’s, The Opposite of Burnout, p 28), the pleasant little treats we can give ourselves every day to restore and reinvent ourselves like: a break bright lipcolor watching the

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Discovering I am Enough

Let’s Be Here Now, beginning with NOW. Oops, there it goes. Okay, THIS Now. Now, this Now…and this, and this, and this. Now shifts into another and another and another. Now is infinitely fleeting, morphing into the next and the

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The Guaranteed Way to Change Your Life (the “Moving In the Direction of” Principle)

The gap between what you want (deeper relationship, smaller body, more money, whatever) and what you have (well, you know what you have) can seem ENORMOUS! And this makes me sooooo excited. That big gap says so much about you.

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Holidays Don’t Have to Suck

The Norman Rockwell image of Christmas is crap, at least in my experience. The idea that people can set aside their anger, pain and unresolved trauma is unrealistic. It’s a setup for disappointment. And, swinging the pendulum in the other

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Our Struggle to Be True

Authenticity is a fine edge. I know that my best self is self-restrained and magnanimous, merciful and forbearing, courageous. I like showing you that part of me. In each moment I am working hard to make choices that “move toward”

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Meanest One of All?

All this meanness, where’s it coming from? It’s in the news, the grocery store, the roadways, the sidewalks, and (especially) social media. Putting my attention on this lately has revealed another voice of meanness: the one inside my head. It’s

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Claim Your True Power

You are energy. I am energy. Everything is energy, and all energies are intertwined. I know this might sound a little crazy, but I want you to know this is your reality. Once get this, you can begin to claim

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