February is the month when everywhere you look, you see an abundance of roses and hearts 😃 Sadly, it’s also the month when most New Year resolutions begin to fall off the radar screen—especially the ones to do with getting healthier! Seemingly reasonable excuses start to pile up, and before long, we’ve given up on […]
New Year resolutions rarely stick. But I come from the “why not at least try” tribe.
The start of the year is always a trigger point for many of us to set exciting new goals or recommit to existing ones. Often, those goals have something to do with our careers. What we want to do next (or instead). What we want to do when we grow up. That kind of thing. […]
It’s easy to be grateful for things that are good and are obviously a blessing. Family. Great friends. A stable job (if you have one). A job you love (if you have one). Your dog. Your cat. Sunrises. Netflix and microwave (in my case). Serial entrepreneur and best-selling author James Altucher once talked about a difficult gratitude practice, a […]
I measure my life by what I create. Joanna Penn said that. She’s one of my favorite authors and podcasters. She’s also one of my role models, someone I look up to for having consciously redefined her career and pursued what she wanted. I’ve heard her say that quote a few times before, in her regular podcast. But […]
I first heard of the quote—Choose the bigger life—from Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before. It’s a great reminder. Though I admit, it can be hard to always abide by. Choosing the bigger life for me often means going for the harder stuff. Choosing experiences that are not only new or fun […]