Compare and Despair

Compare and Despair

Have you ever had those moments cruising on Facebook when you feel slightly depressed looking at snapshots from vacations in Hawaii, snazzy dinners, or updates about sold-out workshops? In fact, studies have shown that social media applications like Facebook increase...
You Can Dance Through Fear

You Can Dance Through Fear

Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach before standing up to give an important toast? How about the dryness in your mouth when you realize you are moments away from delivering a key presentation? Nervous energy is perfectly normal, but we interpret those...
Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

I love Diana Nyad. I heard her speak a few years ago and her spirit ignited the room. She was funny, passionate, honest and utterly captivating. She had just turned 60 and was fueled by the notion of swimming from Cuba to Florida, without the aid of a shark cage. She,...
How to Release Your Fear of Public Speaking

How to Release Your Fear of Public Speaking

Did you know that more people fear public speaking than death? Seriously! Given the choice between exiting the planet and standing up in front of an audience, a great many individuals would choose departure. Imagine that. But did you know that this fear can be...
The Pitfalls of Being a Pleaser

The Pitfalls of Being a Pleaser

Do you find yourself utterly exhausted by your over-flowing social calendar? There are so many demands for our time and yet, if you are constantly playing into what you think other people want or need from you, you are likely overlooking a very important person…...
How to Resign

How to Resign

As summer comes to a close and fall is just around the corner, I am reminded of the cyclical nature of things. Transitions are hard, but they don’t always need to be. All things must change at some point, and the better we are at dealing with it, the easier we...

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