Most of us are pretty careful (or at least very aware) of how we spend our money. We would never, for example, pay $100 for a poor-quality loaf of bread or $5,000 for toilet paper, and we get suspicious if we see a brand new convertible on the market for $2 or a house for … More Spending Energy Like You Do Money
As you can see, I’m diving into the deep end this month. I’m fascinated with how much of reality is created, rather than objective, and I believe this gives us vast freedom to create the life we want. We discussed this a little in last week’s post, but I want to address how this idea … More Creating Morals
We have this idea that progress means moving forward in a linear fashion. We picture someone hiking a hill, maybe, and consider it “progress” if that person keeps putting one foot in front of the other and moving from the base toward the peak. If that person slips and falls, we call that “taking a … More Progress Isn’t Just Linear
This is a topic that’s blown my mind the last few months as I’ve learned more about what reality is and how we can shape and in fact create it. Apart from facts (gravity pulls us toward the ground, air is what we breathe, toes are on our feet), reality is subjective and created to … More What Is Reality?
“I can’t believe that person cut me off.” “My customer told me I was ruining her day. What the heck is her problem?” “Our waiter is taking forever bringing us the extra napkin and glass of water we asked for. What is he even doing?” “Can you believe those kids? Gossiping about their parents like … More Moving Past Anger (Seeing The Good Intentions In Everyone)
Too much happiness, just like too much grief or anxiety, can trigger you to respond negatively if you, like myself, struggle with the Upper Limit Problem. The Upper Limit Problem (which I believe was articulated by Gay Hendricks in his book The Big Leap) is the idea that we all have a comfort zone when … More The Discomfort Of Too Much Happiness
Life-coaching is something I only became aware of recently, within the past couple of years. I’ve seen therapists before, and the idea of a life-coach both intrigued and confused me. Are life coaches just therapists that specialize in helping you reach your business goals? Are they supposed to help you lose weight? Can anyone be … More What Is The Difference Between A Life Coach And A Therapist?