Urgent doesn’t equal important. We often conflate the two. Answering emails or responding to slack messages feels urgent and important — but they are likely neither. They feel urgent and we make them important…What truly important work might we be doing instead? … More Stop Watching Breaking News–It’s Urgent but Not Important
We are bombarded with ways to improve ourselves: do more cardio, eat more vegetables, eat only “healthy” fats, try high intensity interval training, eat whole foods or plant-based foods or both. And the list goes on and on. But whether you are a vegan yogi, or a grass-fed-beef cross-fit junkie, there’s one rule that applies … More Sleep: 7 Reasons Why You Need More
Ever felt envious of someone? Of a promotion or award? Of some praise that someone else received? Or maybe just some else’s life in general? I’d be really surprised if you’ve never felt envious. So, thinking back, how did it make you feel? Envy usually drags us down — we are sad because, at that … More Envy: from Flaw to Field Guide
Finding time to play is not just fun — it’s good for you. According to Dr. Stuart Brown of the National Institute for Play, “play is something done for its own sake.” It’s an activity without a point to it. That doesn’t mean that it’s not competitive – you could be a competitive card player at your … More Find Time to Play: Three Pieces of Advice That Will Help
When we look back on the 1960s, its hard to comprehend how long it took people to act on the mounting evidence of the dangers of cigarettes. Smoking was pervasive and socially acceptable. Movie theaters allowed smoking, usually in the balcony or back rows, well into the 1980s depending on what state-wide public smoking bans … More If not now, when? When will you act?
The pursuit of happiness. It’s in the United States’ Declaration of Independence. And it seems to be important to everyone. As an integral life coach, I hope that my clients all find more happiness in their lives. I ask a lot of questions and I listen to a lot of answers. I know that there … More 8 Ways to Say NO, Because Saying NO Makes Room for YES